No. (1)  November 2016
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Hey there!  Here's to the first newsletter!  I'm happy to share my current charcoal portraits, the Montauk Dusk/Dawn series, and a pic from my current exhibit.

Rethinking the Family Album

Detail Eli Charcoal (c) Jenny Graham-Hougah
Charcoal Drawing (c) Jenny Graham-Hougah
I'm building a collection of drawings of my family using the photos taken at special moments. My charcoal drawings highlight the person and eliminate the excess noise from the original picture.  Unlike professional photography, these drawings are tied to specific memories I cherish and love.  
Read Family Album blog entry.

If you're looking for a unique and meaningful gift to give this holiday season, consider giving a charcoal portrait.  
Read Charcoal Portrait blog entry.  

Commission a Charcoal Portrait

Series: Montauk Dusk/Dawn

(c) Jenny L. Graham-Hougah 2016
(c) Jenny L. Graham-Hougah 2016
(c) Jenny L. Graham-Hougah 2016
Dawn Ocean, Montauk. With progress shots. 12x16"
Sunset Bay, Montauk. 8x10"
(c) Jenny Graham-Hougah Montauk Series
Studio shot above including six completed works and works-in-progress.

I took a trip to Montauk, NY in October to sketch and take reference shots.  The focus of these paintings is to play with light and color.  I eliminated water when mixing paint.  Instead I used a variety of mediums to change the consistency and shine of the acrylic paint.  After years away from the easel, it's been an enlightening experience!
(c) Jenny L. Graham-Hougah
My acrylic painting Mist (2015) was accepted in Perkins Center for the Arts Juried Exhibit, on view until November 27th at the Moorestown location.

Mist is the inspiration for the Montauk dusk/dawn series.  The colors and mood of the moments just around sunrise and sunset is my focus in this series.

Thank you all for your support!!  
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Until next month, have a great one!
Copyright © 2016 Jenny L. Graham-Hougah All rights reserved.

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