Apple Time

Apple Time

Apple Time 9x12 oil on canvas ©2013 Chris Gillis Cape Cod, MA [button url="http://chrisgillispaintings.com/product/fall-marsh-at-cockle-cove/" target="_blank" label="Buy Now"] I spent alot of this summer working on the Block Studies that I learned at the Cape School of Art in Provincetown. They really help you see color and relate color and I've seen a large improvement in my still life work as well as in the landscape. I had some Apples left from the season and lined them up for this still life and really liked the shapes and the way the light was shining…Read more …
Cockle Cove Boathouse

Cockle Cove Boathouse

Cockle Cove Boathouse 12x16 oil on canvas ©2013 Chris Gillis Cape Cod, MA [button url="http://chrisgillispaintings.com/product/cockle-cove-boathouse/" target="_blank" label="Buy Now"] I painted this one in Chatham a little while after working on the Brewster General Store painting - it was a perfect Fall day, sun was bright and the colors were amazing. I spotted a nice little cluster of old houses up on a hill overlooking Nantucket Sound that were lit up in the afternoon sun. What really drew me to this scene though was the old boathouse down by the water - the tide…Read more …
Last One Standing

Last One Standing

Last One Standing 12x16 oil on canvas ©2013 Chris Gillis Cape Cod, MA [button url="http://chrisgillispaintings.com/product/last-one-standing/" target="_blank" label="Buy Now"] Right across from the new cut in Chatham this abandoned old boathouse is starting to see the wear and tear of the ocean swells making it through from the Atlantic. I really like how it gets lit up once the sun starts to go down in the afternoon. This one was painted over two days in the same light towards the end of the fall.Read more …