Saturday, June 30, 2007

Wild Beach roses

This afternoon I painted my daily painting of some wild roses I took a picture of last week while on the coast.
Tonight I went to an early 4th of July celebration in the town of Kingfield Maine, where the Bangor Symphony was performing, it was great!
this is watercolor 6x6 $100.00

Friday, June 29, 2007

Weeds of our gardens

Here are the weeds and wildflowers for Daily Painter's garden party on Saturday .
watercolor 8x10, comes matted $100.00 , email me

Thursday, June 28, 2007

Quoddy State park,

This is a plein air painting of my summer stay at Quoddy, A great State park to visit .You are able to see the Canadian island of Grand Manan from where I was painting.
this is a pastel 10x10 , email if interested
This painting is now professionally framed in 100% conservation
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Wednesday, June 27, 2007

W.Quoddy lighthouse I have painted this lighthouse a few times , I have spend my summers in the area of Maine for the last fifteen years, a beautiful place for an artist to plein air paint .
I will be very busy in the next two weeks with family ,holidays and cookouts, my daily paintings will be a challenge ,but I will try my best .
This watercolor is 20x26 email me if interested

Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Geraniums in pots I have been in a watercolor mode these days ,with summer flowers all around me I guess watercolor is a better medium. Well today was a very hot day , one more before it cools off a bit, I know why I don't live in Florida .
This is a 11x14 watercolor matted to a 16x20 $250.00
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Monday, June 25, 2007

St Ann Church in Ocean Ave , Kennebunkport Maine

This was my afternoon watercolor on my day in Kennebunkport, this church is where the Presidents go while at their summer home , this church is located next to their house over looking the ocean , just beautiful!
painted on location, Watercolor 6x8 $125.00 , email me if interested
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Demo painting
This was a demonstration painting done for an Art organization , only had one hour to do it so it is very loose but to the point , many small cottages like this on the coast of Maine .
watercolor 18x22
Arrived too late last night after all day painting in Kennebunkport , the painting was auctioned after for a good cause , The Heartwood college of Art, it was a fun day and beautiful weather, talked to a lot of tourist and artists while doing my painting of a street scene.

Saturday, June 23, 2007

Eastport cottage
Posting this quick , our server has been down off and on .
must get up at 6AM to go painting on the coast,
Watercolor 18x20 $300.00 email

Friday, June 22, 2007

Flowers from my garden

Voila, a few flowers from my garden , I brought my vase with me to capture my fresh flowers. I use my gallery sitting time to paint my daily painting while also meeting very nice people of the town of Hollis,NH . The gallery owner Kevin has also been very nice with tips about framing , his shop is very people friendly ,anyone in the area should use his expertise on framing if they are looking for one.
I will be in Kennebunkport on Sunday painting in Plein Air. Auction after!
8x10 watercolor $125.00, email me if interested
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Thursday, June 21, 2007

Down East cottage by the sea
A summer place where I want to be !
This Sunday June 24 Th , I will be Plein Air painting in the town of Kennebunk Port, Maine . An event organized by the Heartwood College of Art. Artists will be painting all over the town , it will end with an auction at the historical society, if you are in the area ,be sure to check it out , great way to buy art fresh off the easel for a good cause.
This is a 9x12 watercolor $175.00 email if interested
all my painting are originals and copyrighted

Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Fresh strawberries

In our way home last night , a farmer in town had his strawberries for sale on a table ,the honor system ! what a wonderful way to buy fresh fruit from that day. Before I washed them I knew , I wanted to paint them with my favorite old French towel , it just reminds me of home when I grew up, all kitchen towels looked like that , blue or red.
8x18 Watercolor matted $ 100.00 email
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Down East Cottage

Late posting this ,too tired to go on the computer last night after a five hours drive . So here it is a Down East cottage. Watercolor 8x10 matted $125.00, email

Monday, June 18, 2007

Always in love

Taking a few days off in the woods of Maine , just relaxing, walking Clancy and just taking in the beauty around me of future paintings , the lupins are everywhere , the fields are also full of yellow buttercups. I managed to do my daily of a very nostalgic moment of neighbors who use to walk by often .
Watercolor 8x10 , $100.00 email me if interested,

Saturday, June 16, 2007

House by the Sea This is a house where I changed the scenery, It is by the Sea ,but a street over and no flowers , the house was for sale and not so attractive . I took an artist licence to paint this scene.
Watercolor, 20x26 matted $600.00 email me if interested,

Friday, June 15, 2007

Wild roses by the Seashore Beautiful day, I was at the gallery for a few hours and worked on this pastel of a photo I took last summer in Maine when the tide was in .I think the contest has started in Daily Painters to paint 2000 paintings this month, this will be #1 for me , but it is actually #200 since November .
6x9 pastel email me if interested
This painting is now 100% framed in conservation ,going to an exhibit.

Thursday, June 14, 2007

Maine cottages with wild flowers I am on my Maine mode right now, I have been busy with gallery duty & commissions , all I really want to do is escape and paint in the fields of nature, this is one I have painted on my escapes .
this is a large watercolor 20x26 matted, if interested email me
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Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Morning fog
To continue my small series of lobster boats , at the place I love to paint the most!
If you know the Lubec area , you must know this boat!

In a few days we start a challenge at Daily Painters to paint 2000 paintings in a month ,
So let the challenge begin! be sure to visit the gallery at daily Painters
This is a half sheet watercolor done in Plein air 20x26 email me if interested

Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Plein Air on Campobello

Going to the ocean last Sunday has made me wanting to go to my favorite place in Maine , this will be at the end of July ,early August when I will joined all my Artist friends , and I certainly can't wait! This past Spring a new group was founded by Micheal Chesley Johnson , called Plein Air Fundy , this will be our first show as a group in the town of Lubec ,exiting!

I have been painting there for fourteen years with The tide Mill Artists , I know the area quite well, with endless places to paint!
8x8 watercolor $100.00 email me if interested,

Monday, June 11, 2007

Cutler fishing boats

I took a day off yesterday , had the pleasure to go with my artist friends to a American Watercolor Society exhibit in Gloucester, MA at the North Shore Art association where the traveling show is making a stop. It's always a pleasure to see the best of the best in watercolor. The weather was also beautiful , the location of the North Shore gallery is such of a beautiful spot, overlooking the harbor of Gloucester, so much history there! I really wanted to paint, I have painted in the area before , it's only about an hour from where I live.

I am posting a watercolor of fishing boats , I painted in Maine in the small village of Cutler
this was painted on location ,this village is very picturesque the fog comes in and out, I love to go there in the summer.
this is 11x14 matted & framed $375.00 email me if interested
My work is all originals and copyrighted

Saturday, June 09, 2007

Parlor window

I did get a chance to finish this pastel, I didn't think I would because I was having a new kitchen window put in , due to the rain they went home , that give me time to finish it and stay away from the garden also , always so much to do, I keep saying that I will not plant one more thing ,but seems to manage to find some new plants.
so here it is , The Parlor window. 11x14 on board ready to be framed email me if interested
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Friday, June 08, 2007

On the easel , in progress While being at the gallery, I started this painting , I am at the beginning stage with the hard pastel blocking in some of the colors , establishing my lights and dark , the scene is of a house next to the gallery. The rhododendrons are so nice now! but I will paint them last.
stay tune!
11x14 pastel in progress.

Thursday, June 07, 2007

Maine sky #4

I went back to my last sky to make a set of four. I worked on it while at the gallery today, I will be spending some time there everyday while being the artist in residence.
This is a pastel of Maine sky #4 , $ 100.00. email me
All my work is original and copyrighted.

Wednesday, June 06, 2007

The Frame Shop Gallery, Hollis, NH
"The Back Roads Of France"
Le petit chemin

I will post only a few more of the French show ,before returning to the daily routine, I am right now working on some commissions and the dateline is almost here , also trying to spend time at the gallery to meet potential collectors. My days are full from morning to night.
This is an oil on linen with a gold frame , 11x14 for sale at the gallery, email me for more details

Tuesday, June 05, 2007

The Frame Shop Gallery, Hollis, NH
"The Back Roads Of France"
Rue de la Fontaine
Here is another large painting in the show, I was a the gallery for a few hours working on a commission and greeting local visitors to the show , the gallery is next to the post office.

This painting is of two ladies exchanging the daily news of the town , I used to walk by them on my walks while in France, this is 24x24 oil on canvas
This painting is available at the gallery. email me for more details

Monday, June 04, 2007

The Frame Shop Gallery at the Post office Green, in Hollis NH
now showing the" Back Roads of France "exhibit.
French village
The month of June ,the show has travelled to another location , only a few miles from my house in Massachusetts.
If you are in this area please visit the show,at the post office green ,Tuesday-Friday 9 am to 6pm
Saturday 10am to 2pm. I hope to plein air paint in the area of Hollis , being a beautiful new England village.Today it was a very stormy and dreary day , rained all day! so I am hoping for some great weather all month.
This is large painting framed with a Gold plein air frame 20x24 for sale at the gallery.

Sunday, June 03, 2007

The secret garden at the Fells

This is the time when gardens come to life , and a great time to capture the beauty of your labor .
this particular garden is on the edge of the lake Sunapee in NH, I painted this scene on location with many New England Artist , I will be there again in July for the art event.
This was a pastel 12x16 $600.00
all my work is original and copyrighted

Saturday, June 02, 2007

The old timer If you have been reading my blog or at least followed my work , you must have noticed my love for old houses, ever since I was a young girl , I have drawn houses on every piece of paper I could find . living in New England has been wonderful for me, I never run out of subject like these old timers. I would love to be able to finds homes for them , at least a nice wall! my work is all originals ,one of a kind and copyrighted.
this is 18x28 oil painted on stretch canvas, $800.00 email me