Ohio artist, Sharon Weaver, is the newest Art Cocoon Featured Artist. Sharon is both a portrait and plein air artist. She is a member of many professional organizations including Portrait Artists of America and the Ohio Plein Air Society. Her...Read More
Plein air artist from North Carolina, Jeremy Sams is so talented and dedicated to his craft. His style lends a soft glow to his subjects while recording them faithfully. We wish him many happy returns!
The two small studies are of one of my favorite places to paint...I love rivers, lakes, and marshes...the shapes are amazing. I also love painting reflections on the water... the colors and the abstract nature of the shapes is so...Read More
Artist's Statement: "I am a figurative painter. I like the poetry of the human form in light-infused settings. Sometimes I paint women in bright, sunlit gardens to catch the sparkling light off the planes of their faces and collar bones....Read More
Featured Artist, Jeremy Sams, painting in the water with Art Cocoons! Jeremy Sams Tips for New Painters: Part 2 - The Painting Stages Stage One usually begins with lots of excitement as you find a scene that...Read More
Hey Jeremy — why do you paint IN the water? "When the hot summer sun is blazing down on your shoulders and you're surrounded by all kinds of rash-inducing foliage, painting IN the water just makes good sense!" —Jeremy Sams,...Read More