Shirley Mersky Bucks County artist Shirley Mersky enjoys capturing the way light lays across a landscape or still life
By Bob Waite
hirley Mersky begins all her landscapes outside. She doesn’t consider herself a pure plein air painter because she often brings her work back to the studio to refine it. Her interest is light. “Light is what really intrigues me,” she says. “I like the way light lays across landscape and still lifes and I so enjoy trying to capture that.” It’s the light that draws Shirley outside. She likes to paint different kinds of light, like afternoon light or morning light. “That’s why,” she explains, “it is very important for me to work outside. I know
Bucks County Home & Garden Guide 2018
A guide to interior decorating, design, gardening, home remodeling, art and landscaping.