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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.

Monday, June 22, 2009

5x7 acrylic on panel. Thunderstorm.

I went out last evening to shoot landscapes in declining light and instead got great shots of a huge thunderstorm forming.. which I later drove home through with the Jeep top down. So it goes, so it goes..

Really enjoying doing these small studies. There is the sense that there's nothing to lose and therefore they have a fresh and intuitive feel to them. This then helps me to keep that same freshness when repainting them larger.

June 22 2009  SF

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