This video provides a glimpse of Eric Sloane’s use of canvas board and canvas in the early years of his career. While Sloane often stated that he used Masonite exclusively throughout his career, many examples exist of his work on canvas and canvas board.
A video introduction to the types of frames Eric Sloane used over the course of his career:
This video explores Eric Sloane’s childhood and adolescence, and considers some of the artist’s earliest life experiences as pivotal in explaining how Everard Jean Hinrichs (Eric Sloane’s given name) became Eric Sloane.
This video presents a fairly good overview of the Eric Sloane Museum, yet it is equally as good at addressing Eric Sloane’s significance as an artist and author. Keep an eye out for yours truly.
Welcome to the Weather Hill Farm Blog, an informal space for discussions related to many of the aspects of the life and work of Eric Sloane. I have posted a series of videos first because they serve to provide an overview of some general topics related to the life and work of Eric Sloane. Scroll down past the list of links to the videos and you’ll find posts and articles related the life and work of Eric Sloane, his art, his writing, as well as updates on happenings at the Eric Sloane Museum, work performed by The Friends of the Eric Sloane Museum, and even life as it unfolds at Weather Hill Farm.
Eric Sloane – A Video Introduction – an introduction to the artist
Eric Sloane – His Early Years – a video covering Eric’s childhood and adolescence
Eric Sloane Frames – A video introduction to the types of frames Eric Sloane used over the course of his career
Did Eric Sloane Paint on Canvas? Eric Sloane is noted for his use of Masonite, but the artist did use canvas board and even canvas early in his career.
The Friends of the Eric Sloane Museum – See what the friends are doing to help fulfill their mission to “…assist in the preservation and interpretation of the Eric Sloane Museum and its collections, to encourage and promote visitation, and to enhance public appreciation for the legacy of artist and author Eric Sloane”.