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Saturday, November 4, 2017

Phil and Margie Whittington's Current Art Shows




Artist Group Show
Fort Worth Central Library
Downtown

Phil and I along with a number of other artists have our
paintings on display at the Central Fort Worth Library now thru
December 10.
A reception will be held on Sunday afternoon 2-4 pm on
December 10, 2017
Please join us for refreshments and viewing the art of
local artists.




We also have a number of paintings at
The Barber Shop in East Fort Worth
6436 Meadowbrook Drive
Fort Worth, Texas
Hours are Wednesday thru Saturday
9am - 5pm


 Fly Rod by Phil

 San Antonio Mission Shelf by Phil

Red Bird by Phil

Pumpkins by Margie

 A Horse by Margie

Forest Path by Margie



We are also included in the Ellis County Art Association
membership show at their gallery,
Art On The Square
113 Franklin
Waxahachie, Texas
Tuesday - Saturday
9am - 5pm
Sunday 1-5pm

Hope you can visit one of our art venues to see some of our
current pieces of art.

Phil and Margie Whittington




Sunday, June 18, 2017



"More Sketching"
Phil multi tasked at the Plein Air Sketch Outing.
He fished in the morning and sketched the lake in the
afternoon after lunch.
Really nice day!




Sketch of Lake Shiels on two pages

right side

left side


Phil completed his sketch by adding color with
watercolor pencils

Come back soon to see  our next
painting project.

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"More Sketches from the Courtyard"
The following pics are the sketches I did
on our paint out to Margaret's home in the country

Pretty Red Turk's Caps were growing in the
garden of the Courtyard
I used two pages in my watercolor sketchbook
for this ink and watercolor sketch

 Left Page

 Right Page

 One of Four Oriental Lanterns hanging in
Margaret and Robert's courtyard.
I sketched this in my tan paper sketchbook with
pencil and highlighted the drawing with white charcoal.


 Yellow Wildflowers along the road  to
the house


Warner with his catch of the Day
Phil and Warner fished some while we sketched


Lake Shiels

There are still more pics to come from the paint out.
Be sure to visit again soon

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Sketching in Margaret's Courtyard


"SKETCHING IN A COURTYARD"
Several of our Monday Afternoon Class
from the Fort Worth Woman's Club
enjoyed a lovely outing to the country
Saturday. We sat in Margaret's courtyard, visited and
sketched. There were many interesting things to
study and draw.


This is the original well on the property

A lovely corner in the courtyard

Water works

Oriental Lantern several of us chose
to sketch




 DiAnne's Sketches




The next four sketches are Ruth's sketches






We had a great lunch, Margaret made quiche, Betty made
salad, watermelon from Mary and Warner, DiAnne brought cookies from
the Bluebonnet Bakery and
I brought cupcakes.  All was delicious!!

Come back soon and see more about our outing in the country!

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Friday, June 9, 2017

Kauai Sunrise


"Kauai Sunrise"
Watercolor
9 x 12
Class project




Original Photo


Watercolor Painting done in Morning Class


Watercolor Painting done in Afternoon Class


2nd Painting in Afternoon Class

The paintings were started with a wet into wet
multi colored wash on background.
The dark clouds, palm trees and land
silhouettes were added when the background
was completely dry.
The morning painting was more pastel.
I used stronger colors in the afternoon.

Come back and visit again soon.






Thursday, June 1, 2017





The Upstairs Gallery
Watercolor Classes
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Our class project was a figure
sitting on the beach.
Everyone did an excellent job.



The Morning Class did a super job on the
figure project. 



The Afternoon Class did a great job, too!

Come back and visit again soon to
see what the classes are painting.




Sunday, May 28, 2017






I was invited to paint in one of the seven
gardens on the Fort Worth Historic Society's
Hidden Gardens Tour of Fort Worth.
This year the gardens were in homes in the
Berkeley Place area off of Forest Park Blvd.
I enjoyed the afternoon painting several watercolor 
paintings and chatting with visitors as they toured
the garden at a home on Ward Parkway.





BLUE LAWN CHAIR
9x12
Watercolor
by
Margie Whittington

The garden where I painted was full of cactus in bloom,
succulents,Texas grasses, a rose of Sharon in full bloom,
rose bushes,  lots of interesting yard art and a
fire pit and seating area in the lower part of the garden.
The weather turned out beautiful after some rain in the
early part of the day.




Read my next blog about Phil and I being in an art
show selected by the Texas Art Coalition at the
Fort Worth Community Art Center opening
next weekend, June 2, 2017


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Texas Art Coalition
Art Show
will be opening
June 2, 2017
Fort Worth Community Art Center
1300 Gendy, Fort Worth, Texas
(across the street from Amon Carter Art Museum)


COPPER POT
Oil
9x12
by
Phil Whittington





BLUE POPPIES
Watercolor
9x12
by
Margie Whittington

       



Phil and I were selected to be included in this
TAC show at the Art Center.
Please visit any time during the month of June.


Visit again soon!
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Friday, May 19, 2017



MAGNOLIA WATERCOLOR PAINTING
The Upstairs Gallery
AM and PM Classes


                                                            AM WATERCOLOR CLASS


PM WATERCOLOR CLASS  
                                               
                                                      

"Magnolia"
by
Margie Whittington



So proud of members in my watercolor classes at the Upstairs Gallery.  They all did a great job on their Magnolia Paintings this week.  Even though we paint the same image all the paintings turn
out different in color and style.  Will get a photo of morning members class for next blog.

                                  Come back and visit soon!


Sunday, November 20, 2016

Big Bend Cactus


Big Bend Cactus
16 x 20
Acrylic on Paper
by
Margie Whittington



This painting has been accepted in the
Society of Watercolor Artists of  Fort Worth, Texas
Juried Member's Show opening on
December 2, 2016 and goes through
December 29, 2016 at
the Fort Worth Community Art Center
1300 Gendy Street
across from the Amon Carter Museum on
Lancaster Avenue.


9 x 12 Art show
Phil and I both have 6 paintings each
in this annual show during the month of December.
Every painting in this show is priced at $100.
Don't miss out on some good bargains for
Christmas gifts.  This show also at the
Fort Worth Community
Art Center.

Opening reception for both shows 
Friday night, December 2, 2016, 6-9pm

Hope you all have a Happy Thanksgiving and
a very Merry Christmas.

Phil and Margie Whittington





Big Bend Cactus


Big Bend Cactus
16 x 20
Acrylic on Paper
by
Margie Whittington



This painting has been accepted in the
Society of Watercolor Artists of  Fort Worth, Texas
Juried Member's Show opening on
December 2, 2016 and goes through
December 29, 2016 at
the Fort Worth Community Art Center
1300 Gendy Street
across from the Amon Carter Museum on
Lancaster Avenue.


9 x 12 Art show
Phil and I both have 6 paintings each
in this annual show during the month of December.
Every painting in this show is priced at $100.
Don't miss out on some good bargains for
Christmas gifts.

Hope you all have a Happy Thanksgiving and
a very Merry Christmas.

Phil and Margie Whittington





Thursday, October 6, 2016

Bluebonnets and Windmill


Bluebonnets and Windmill
Watercolor Painting by
Phil Whittington
9x12




Phil has been busy painting in watercolor.
He just completed this 9x12 watercolor of a field of
bluebonnets with a Windmill in the background.
Julian Onderdonk, a turn of the century Texas bluebonnet
painter would be very proud and so am I.




Thursday, April 28, 2016

Society of Watercolor Artists 2016 International Show


Society of Watercolor Artists 2016 International Show

"Autumn Leaves"
15 x 22
Acrylic



"Autumn Leaves" was selected for the 2016 SWA juried international show on
display now through June at the Central Library in
downtown Fort Worth, TX.
The awards ceremony is this Saturday, April 30, 2016
2-4pm






Thursday, January 21, 2016

A Fish Tale!


Backyard musing #13
12-13-15

"A Fish Tale"

Early one morning
No bad weather warning.
A good day for a drive
To a farm in the   
    countryside
A visit, a tour,
Then off to the lake
   with pole and a lure.
Big Mouth Bass
No bait did they pass.
First one, then two
On our hooks they flew.
The count of our catch
17, a record batch!
       Our day of fishing almost done,
One last cast to catch the 
      BIG one!

12-13-15
MW



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