Winter Gouache Works

Winter Gouache Works

Point of Rocks in Brewster 10×10 Gouache on Watercolor Paper ©2015 Chris Gillis Cape Cod, MA Snowy Day at Forth Hill 6x8 Gouache on Watercolor Paper ©2015 Chris Gillis Cape Cod, MA Fort Hill Pathway in Winter 8x10 Gouache on Watercolor Paper ©2015 Chris Gillis Cape Cod, MA Leaving Coast Guard Beach 10×10 Gouache on Watercolor Paper ©2015 Chris Gillis Cape Cod, MARead more …
Summer on Pleasant Bay

Summer on Pleasant Bay

  I've spent more time on Pleasant Bay than any other part of the Cape over the past 20 years.  My folks moved here when I was in college and I started going down there to fish and just walk along the shore.  Pleasant Bay has so many great entryways into it from Chatham to Harwich and Orleans.  I still feel as if I haven't covered half of the bay all these years.  This summer I focused my painting on this area, mostly making my way down there in the mornings when the sun is…Read more …
Monotypes of Cape Cod

Monotypes of Cape Cod

I've been exploring Monotypes in my process of creating pictures since about 2012. Around that time I got exposed to Stuart Shills work on Monotypes and have been fascinated by the medium ever since. Generally when people make Monotypes they use printers ink but I have been experimenting using my regular color palette of oil paints and Arches archival oil paper made in France. I've been more than excited about the results I've been getting using the process to create pictures. I think of these more as drawings with masses of color shapes.…Read more …