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Stan Fellows has been an illustrator for thirty five years, painting for magazines, corporate clients, and children's books. Clients from the past two years include: Martha Stewart Living, Harper's Magazine, The Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times, Smithsonian Magazine, Audubon, National Geographic, Field & Stream, The Chicago Tribune, The Boston Globe, NYU, Notre Dame, United Airlines, Delta Airlines, Southwest Airlines, (what’s with all the airlines?...) Kiplinger's, Arts & Antiques, Simon & Schuster, and for six years he has worked monthly for the Wall Street Journal's Friday wine column. In his native Minneapolis he taught watercolor painting and illustration at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, and has also taught watercolor workshops in Iowa City, where he lives with his daughter.

Sunday, June 14, 2009

1.5 x 3 inch thumbnail of pond. 

I have a couple larger canvases I'd like to use and be rid of so this afternoon I started doodling pond scenes. This is a small watercolor on bristol based on a composition I see across the street.
Satisfied with the basic shapes and values of this study I will make the larger painting based on this and take brief looks at photo reference for information about water and reflection etc. But the painting will be 90% invented. 

June 14 2009 SF

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