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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, July 12, 2009

Pond hockey study. 5x7 oil on panel.

This was based on a drawing I'd done out of my head yesterday. I found a bunch of great video of skaters but at this point felt it unimportant to get the drawing figured out precisely and simply followed my original sketch.
The big curved shape in the background is an undecided thing - Wanted the shape there but didn't decide what it would be. Might end up being a cloud, or a backlit snowy hill.

July 12 2009  SF

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