Heat Wave - Perspectives from The Artist's Road

Heat Wave

Perspectives from The Artist's Road


Summer II, 32 x 48", Oil, © J.M.Hulsey

Summer               32 x 48"             Oil             John Hulsey

  The heat of summer is an intriguing subject to try to interpret in a painting. While we are limiting our outdoor painting time during the current heat dome, we're taking some time to look at the efforts of other artists to express the sultry heat of summer. There are many to see, but we've chosen a few of our favorites for you to enjoy below.

   And, Members of The Artist's Road can revisit two step-by step demonstrations of summer paintings created during the summer heat of Kansas—Summer Brome and Summer Evening as they evolve from plein air work to studio canvases here—From Plein Air to the Studio.

Summer Brome and Summer Evening © J.M. Hulsey


Summer Afternoon, 1910, Edward Henry Pothast
Summer Afternoon     1910     Edward Henry Pothast

High Summer II, 1915, Edvard Munch
High Summer II     1915     Edvard Munch

Hot Summer Day, 1869, Fyodor Vasilyev
Hot Summer Day     1869     Fyodor Vasilyev

In a Summer Cottage, 1895, Konstantin Korovin
In a Summer Cottage    1895    Konstantin Korovin

Noon Rest from Work after Jean Francois Millet, 1890, Vincent van Gogh
Noon Rest from Work after Jean-François Millet      1890      Vincent van Gogh

Noonday Rest, 1866, Jean Francois Millet
Noonday Rest      1866      Jean-François Millet

St Martin's Summer, 1888, John Singer Sargent
St Martin's Summer      1888      John Singer Sargent

Summer Evening (Wheatfield with Setting Sun), 1888, Vincent van Gogh
Summer Evening (Wheatfield with Setting Sun)     1888      Vincent van Gogh

Summer Night, 1890, Winslow Homer
Summer Night     1890     Winslow Homer

Summertime, 1894, Mary Cassatt
Summertime     1894     Mary Cassatt

The Dreamer, Summer Evening, 1871, James Tissot
The Dreamer, Summer Evening      1871      James Tissot

   Have you been painting the summer heat? We'd enjoy seeing your heat wave paintings!


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