The Painter's Workshop: New Works and Works in Progress

The paintings on this page represent works-in-progress and new works. They are presented with various state photographs, sometimes with accompanying work product and sketches.

Gondolas

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Monroe Street Bridge 3, oil on panel, 24 x 36 inches, work in progress copyright ©2017

Most of these works in progress have been rotating, sometimes to easel II, sometimes to easel III. A painting is developed overall, without trying to finish one part and then the next. One tries to keep the whole thing moving towards a unified goal. Just so, an exhibition is ushered along in the same way, without finishing one painting and then the next. This is the only way to create a unified body of work.
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William E. Elston

aritst/owner: w. e. elston fine arts
William E. Elston is a professional artist and teacher living in the Pacific Northwest. He has exhibited for over 40 years, and has works in numerous public and private collections.

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William E. Elston

aritst/owner: w. e. elston fine arts
William E. Elston is a professional artist and teacher living in the Pacific Northwest. He has exhibited for over 40 years, and has works in numerous public and private collections.