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North Star Art Gallery and Keeler North Star Studio
743 Snyder Hill Road, Ithaca, New York
Gallery Hours - Daily by Appointment - 607-323-7684
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New England and Acadia National Park
September 1 - 26, 2018
September 1st Art Trail Open House Reception 11-4
Gallery hours Friday-Sunday 11-4 and by appointment
Monhegan Island Painting Demo
Brian Keeler finishes off a studio painting depicting an October Morning with two lobstermen bringing in a boat. He explains about composing and articulating the light.
A short video of a plein air oil study nearing completion from Monhegan Island off the coast of Maine
Coastal Maine Sunset - "Conversations on a Dock"A large oil painting is being completed in this short video. Watch Brian Keeler as he applies the final touches to a painting of a fishing village near Acadia National Park at Corea, Maine. See how the artists uses beautiful warm tones while painting the filtered light coming through trees and dappling on the shore
North Star Exhibition Overview
Brian Keeler leads us through a short tour with highlights from the show at the North Star Art Gallery in Ithaca, also his studio. Keeler starts by showing the final stages of a painting of Great Spruce Head Island off the coast of Maine.
In this short clip, a 26" x 30" oil painting of is being worked on during a beautiful and sunny August mid-day. Working on location (standing on a rock in the bay) for this plein aire oil,Brian Keeler talks about painting clouds and buildings along the shore.
Brian Keeler paints a plein air oil of day break in the coastal Main village of Stonington. He shares some aspects of the painting process and shows us a previous painting of the same motif, but done at sunset.