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It is a good challenge to plein air paint low-country trees and water

I came to this same spot here in Bluffton SC for three mornings to see what I may learn by painting a similar scene. Each morning my painting improved. I understood more about the ingredients. Cezanne painted with this approach. Returning to his mountain to paint.

Saturday, November 29, 2008 10:16

Healthy Painting & Introduction to Painting with the Painting Knife Videos

I hope you enjoy these two videos. There are many benefits to painting with a painting knife. My approach is a much more healthy approach for the oil painter. Live long and paint well. Healthy Painting   Introduction to Painting with the Painting Knife Purchase Painting Explained CLICK HERE

Saturday, November 29, 2008 10:16

Plein Air Pizzaz – Hamptons NY

Plein Air Pizzaz - Hamptons NY

I have just completed my “Paint with Me Workshop” with Rose Nigro in the Hamptons this past week. I enjoy visiting with students from my past workshops and having a one on one workshop. There is so much I can teach this way. Utilizing my Plein Air Pizzaz perspective we tackled typical plein air situations [...]

Saturday, November 29, 2008 10:16

When I travel and teach workshops I like to have my paints when I arrive

Many times the airlines have confiscated my oil paints from me. Even though they are made with Walnut Oil. Once in Palm Springs California Airport I was wondering why they where calling my name. I was all settled in and waiting for my plane. Next thing I know I am leaving the airport to find [...]

Saturday, November 29, 2008 10:16

Sneak Peak at the Studio – Creative Underground

  I hope you had fun with my intro movie about my new studio as I did. If you look closely you can get a sneak peak of the studio. Just trying to figure out the best way to design the space is a challenge. The space will require a sitting area for demonstrations and [...]

Saturday, November 29, 2008 10:16

Daryl Urig’s Creative Underground Studio

The Creative Underground is my new studio space in Springdale Ohio. A place of artistic inspiration for artists and associates to come and get the imaginative juices flowing. Share fresh ideas in painting, with eco-friendly materials along with a structure of responsible decision-making. It is my working studio where I will be able to instruct [...]

Saturday, November 29, 2008 10:16

Roles of Light and Shadow – October 2014 Issue Leisure Painter Magazine

See my latest article in the October issue of Leisure Painter. It is about understanding the Roles of Light and Shadow. You may link to it here: I hope this gets the creative energies flowing… with some organized structure. This may seem like a formula but knowing what to look for when you are [...]

Saturday, November 29, 2008 10:16

My New Studio Space

These two paintings will be on display at my new Gallery/Studio! I am So excited.                                                                       My current home studio space [...]

Saturday, November 29, 2008 10:16

Exploring the figure

I have been exploring the figure in my last few paintings. Definitely I am not attempting to have one painting style. Instead an exploratory of abstraction, conceptual, opposites, exploring new concepts in rhythm and motion while developing dexterity with the painting knife. Prismatic Nude, 18 x 24 inches, gave me the opportunity to juxtapose two [...]

Saturday, November 29, 2008 10:16

How can I stretch time when plein air painting?

I have been painting Plein air and studio during my trip to the Carolinas. Plein air studies provide me an opportunity to study the affect of light, with the challenge of how to represent the light on my panel within a limited time frame. There are definitely many challenges for the plein air painter. I [...]