Wednesday, December 31, 2008

2009 ,Happy New Year to everyone !

Thank you for looking at my blog ,
Thank you for being a collector
and thank you for being my friend .
I am looking forward the challenge of a New Year and to explore more creative paintings
Hope you will enjoy them and become collectors of my work, follow my journey in this beautiful world of art! if you have any questions , Email me

Monday, December 29, 2008

House Portrait commission, copyrighted 2008
watercolor 16x20
This is an example of a house portrait that someone gave as a present for Christmas , I did not want to post this before she received it, It was a lovely house and it was a pleasure to work on it, I think she liked it, I was told!
A house portrait is a wonderful gift for any occasions , just keep me in mind for a future painting . email me and I will be happy to give you more details .

Saturday, December 27, 2008

Monet's roses ,
Watercolor 6x8 ,copyrighted
This is a mate to the last painting I posted . I am still not painting ,just cooking for the family,
one more big dinner tomorrow .
I guess we need a break from painting ounce in awhile !
If you are interested in this painting Email me

Friday, December 26, 2008

"Monet's boat"
6x8 watercolor copyrighted 2006
The holidays have taking a lot out of me , trying to keep up with cleaning the house , bake make big dinners and take care of all the guests who are at the house , not much time to paint , it will be like this for the next week.
This is a watercolor painted after one of my visit to Monet's garden a few years back, if you visit France , it's a must see!
if you are interested in this painting email me

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

"Three old world Santa " coming tonight
copyrighted ,original watercolor 5x7
This is an original painting that was done for a Christmas card , I even made the Three Santa with old clothes fur and trim .
I want to wish everyone who reads my blog a Merry Christmas et Joyeux Noel, Happy Holidays to all .

Monday, December 22, 2008

"Christmas tree with birds "
watercolor 8x10, copyrighted
We are counting the days to Christmas , not so much myself but all the little ones who waits for Santa . I myself, am not ready ,I still have to finish some presents and do some baking .
My backyard looked like this this morning , what a treat to wake up to this natural beauty! Email me if you are interested in this watercolor.
The little birds in this painting are special .

Sunday, December 21, 2008

Mini winter fields ,copyrighted 2008
2,5x3,5 , $25.00
Snowing all day today ,again I just measured 17 inches so far , I must say it's beautiful out , a Christmas winter land .Tomorrow I know I will be taking lots of photos of fresh snow !
I am also painting Christmas presents right now , like my grand daughter and her horse and others , baking cookies and dog sitting my friend Max who wants to eat every five minutes , Clancy who wants to go play in the snow , busy all day!

Saturday, December 20, 2008

Kittery Point
11x14 oil on Linen, copyrighted
we just had 8 inches of snow today , looks beautiful and tomorrow more of the same. This is an older piece from my collection , a painting who is looking for a home . if you are interested please email me $200.00

Thursday, December 18, 2008

"Western Maryland winter village "
6x8 oil on Wallis
copyrighted 2008
This village looks like a Christmas card . I was in Hagerstown last winter at my son's house ,when we had a snow storm ,to my delight I went all around the area to paint and take photos of these beautiful German looking villages ,and farms, knowing that one day I will paint them , and this is the season! talk about season! we are waiting for a big snow storm ourselves tomorrow.
email me if you are interested in this painting
If you see a miniature ACEO that you like ,
they are $25.00 each + $2.00 for shipping , comes in a nice Greeting card ,
with the history of the collectible craze , all are originals , makes a nice present !
Email me

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

"Winter night fall "
Miniature 2,5x3,5 copyrighted 2008
Here is another miniature, for the people who collect them ,they make a nice present also.
I worked in a nice village scene today to be seen tomorrow . well that's about all for tonight, I must write my Christmas cards. Email me if you are interested

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

The artist boots, challenge
Different strokes for different folks
miniature 2,5x3,5
Our local schools are still closed after the storm, still no power many places ,and we are waiting for another storm tomorrow ice and snow, a repeat!
Worked on Karin Juricks fun weekly challenge , a bit of a change ,I have tons of ideas for future paintings but I will wait until the holidays are over ,the family is coming from South Carolina and Maryland ,the studio get taking over at that time .

Monday, December 15, 2008

"Plum Island winter"
5x7 pastel copyrighted
Here in Massachusetts ,we are still cleaning after the ice storm , a lot of people are with no power still ! and another storm coming , I just hope they are all done by Christmas , our kids are driving from far away , I will be anxious until then .
This is a piece I did a couple years ago and I am looking for a home who will appreciate this fine pastel , email me if you are interested , it's framed also , a bargain at $ 100.00

Saturday, December 13, 2008

Old New England farmhouse
Watercolor , 8x10 copyrighted
We have got the worst ice storm the day before yesterday , all New England looks like a war zone , trees all over and thousands of people with no power , That night we could hear the trees falling all around us , we were the lucky ones, some of our neighbors had a lot of damage, a part of nature you can't predict. We are safe and all our relatives in the area.
This is a nice watercolor of an historic farmhouse and typical of the area , If you are interested ,please email me

Thursday, December 11, 2008

"A village for the birds "
original watercolor , copyrighted
We are now experiencing an ice storm , looks like I won't be walking in the morning , the one thing I fear is falling , Clancy is not crazy about the rain so I don't think he will be upset about not walking.
I finely finished all my commission work , hope the people who will received their house portrait under the tree will be happy .
Now I must write my Christmas cards .
The watercolor I am posting today is an original of one of my Christmas cards of years past, I would love for someone to buy it and appreciate. It was also my front porch all decorated that year .$ 100.00 , 6x6 watercolor , email me if you are interested

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

"Winter by the sea"
pastel on masonite board 5x7
copyrighted 2006
This is a painting that was done after a coastal winter storm , it's something you don't see often, snow on a beach . Every once in awhile I love to take a drive to Plum Island , a small island off the coast of Massachusetts .
This is a lovely painting if you love the ocean , become a collector ! you will enjoy it .
$100.00 with a free frame . email me

Tuesday, December 09, 2008

"Winter farm on the hill " sold
oil on canvas 11x14 ,copyrighted
This is a local scene in town , I just love this farm the way it sit on the hill , I have painted a few times , in pastel also in different seasons , I never get tired of the scene , this painting is really nice and it really need a home , it comes with a plein air frame , framed it is like a 16x20 . email me if you are interested .

Monday, December 08, 2008

"Winter Sunset"
copyrighted 2007
8x16 oil on canvas
Cold here! 10 degrees , My friend was waiting for me at 6.15 AM to go walking with the dogs , I was hesitant with this cold temperature , but managed to walk for 45 minutes , felt good after.
Later I drove 100 miles to Kennebunkport in Maine to pick up my paintings from the Maine pastel show .The village was lovely all decorated , such a beautiful sea coast town !
This scene was done from memory from one of my drive coming back from somewhere , a beautiful sunset shinning trough the trees .
if you are interested please email

Sunday, December 07, 2008

"The Red house in winter" framed
oil on 6x6 canvas
copyrighted 2007

A typical colonial house you find in a small New England village .
I am busy with a large house portrait commission, so this is a scene from last year , and it needs a home for the holidays . It's framed with a nice dark wide wood frame $ 100.00
email me if you are interested

Saturday, December 06, 2008

"Clancy looking out the window "
2,5x3,5 miniature acrylic , copyrighted 2008
This is a funny position he has when he looks out the window at my son's house , a collector of mine loves when I paint a painting of Clancy , this is for him .
We are now waiting for some snow , my chores today was to winterized my chickens completely
I have one hen who is 7 years old , not sure how she will make another winter , that is old for a hen, they now have hay and a light in their coop, so they should be OK.

I am available for commissions , from Houses ,to dogs and cats or any landscape you would like .
If you are interested in a similar painting just email me

Friday, December 05, 2008

" The path in winter"
6x8 pastel on Wallis paper
copyrighted 2008

Thanksgiving week end was spent in Maine at our cabin , snow had already come to the woods of Maine, my favorite path was covered with fresh snow, the same place where I painted the birch trees on location in the fall , this time I took a photo and worked from that scene. When the sun comes on fresh snow , it's just about magical , I do love living in New England just for that reason, every season has such of beauty , it's a wonderful place for an artists.
this would make a wonderful present for someone or just for yourself , Become a collector!
$ 100.00 + $ 8.00 shipping ,

Wednesday, December 03, 2008

"The farmer's field in winter"
copyrighted 2008
6x8 pastel on Wallis paper
About two month ago I was painting this field on location with beautiful fall colors , well this is what it looked like this past week end, same scene just different season !
We had our breakfast club meeting today , all artist friends gathering every week and talk about art ,nice group of people ! everyone enjoyed looking at the Daily Painters ad in American Collector .
Only a few weeks before the holidays , become a collector yourself and buy a painting you will enjoy for years to come. email me

Tuesday, December 02, 2008

"Let's go sledding"
acrylic on masonite 8x10

well today I decorated the outside of my house with lots of fresh pine greenery from my back yard , all natural and free, put the candles in the windows , that was a good beginning of the annual chore of decorating for the holidays, living on Main Street and an Historical house , I must do that ,but it is a lot of work .
My costumers picked up the house portrait and love it , they will make their parents very happy , it is a perfect gift!
This painting is of a street in Kingfield ,Maine , near Sugarloaf USA , a famous sky resort in Maine .

Monday, December 01, 2008

Pepperell in winter
copyrighted 2007
9x12 oil on Linen
When you are gone for four days , the work piles up , so today I did a lot of catching up.
and I am still working on a house portrait . I also came back with tons of beautiful scenes I experienced this week end in Maine with the snow and the houses all decorated , very inspiring and I am dying to work on that , of course the days goes so fast!I need to finish some things first.
I painted this scene last winter , it's actually down the road from my house, a lovely New England town ! Email me if you are interested
If you are from the area and now live faraway , this painting would make a nice memory memento

Sunday, November 30, 2008

"The bay window"
copyrighted 2008
oil 4x5
Back from a wonderful holiday week end in Maine , I did not paint for three days , very unusual for me , but family time was more important, I did some knitting witch is very relaxing also .
So enjoy one of my snow scene of a local house in New England .
email me if you are interested

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

"Here we go to Grand Mother's house " sold
copyrighted 2008
oil on Wallis paper
Wishing everyone a wonderful thanksgiving, I painted this house that reminded me of a nostalgic scene from the old days , the house is from one of my Maryland trip ,love those stone houses and farms . This painting is available, it needs a few days to dry , maybe someone will love it and refresh some wonderful memories of years past!
Tomorrow I will enjoy my dinner with my family in Maine , wishing you all the best and a great dinner .

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

"House on winter hill "
6x8 oil on Wallis paper
copyrighted 2008

Winter is coming upon us fast, so I decided to start painting some winter scenes , I love old houses so when I have a chance to see one with some character, I always take pictures , this one is in deep Maryland Washington county , I have a son who lives in the area and I get to explore the back roads of Maryland at times.
Small paintings like this are a great way to start collecting scenes with different seasons,or different styles ,I never get tired to look at my own collection of art from other artists. email me if you are interested ,

Monday, November 24, 2008

Sunset in Maine
copyrighted 2008

I am having a bit of trouble with my new computer, Vista is not my friend!
I have been frustrated with it ever since I changed computers .
this was a painting from memory from the many sunset I see in Maine.
5x7 oil on panel , email me if interested

Sunday, November 23, 2008

Fall in Kingfield , Maine
Oil on canvas 18x20
copyrighted 2006

The cold has arrived here in New England , a bit early , feels like January right now. I had to winterized the chicken coop , so my guys won't freeze. I can't believe in a month it will be Christmas . If you are like me , you are not ready ! but you still have time now to look for a nice a piece of art work , become a collector ! I just bought a painting myself from a fellow daily painter artist , and I just love it ! present to myself.
This is a larger painting who needs to find a home , it is a lovely scene of a beautiful village in Maine . email me if you are interested

Friday, November 21, 2008

6x6 oil on canvas
copyrighted 2008
The last two days, I have been involve in openings of two different shows , lots of nice art and lots of food ! it is also nice to see old friends , and discuss our next work of art or the next strategy on marketing . Between commissions and socializing , not much time is left, and the days are getting so short , winter has arrived in New England .
This painting is simple , just a relaxing scene , it can be framed or put on a small easel, would make a great present. email me if you are interested

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

"New England Fall"
8x8 on deep canvas
copyrighted 2007

I am working on some house portraits right now , time is limited for new work, I painted this one last year at this time , I would love for someone to adopt this painting and give it a good wall.
Please I need a home ! Email the artist .

Monday, November 17, 2008

"The house from Lubec"
copyrighted 2007
pastel on special board 11x14
Your house is your castle , let me paint it !
Today, I was busy all day , started with taking Clancy for his shots, he was not too happy about this, also the Vet informed me that deer ticks don't dye after the frost , and to watch for them all year , after getting Lyme disease this summer , I am a bit nervous!
Around noon I went to hang a show with a few friends , it's a holiday show at a small gallery in Hollis ,NH . the opening is Thursday night , if you are in the area stop by.
This is a painting I posted before , but I wanted to remind people ,I take commission work , it always makes a great present, just email me

Sunday, November 16, 2008

"High tide in the Bay"
copyrighted 2008
5x7 pastel on board
I was cleaning an old pastel box when I found a painting, I started couple years ago , I had totally forgot about it , so I decided to play with some colors and change what was started and went wild with some colors just doing the scene from memory , sometimes we try too hard to get the exact colors in front of us or copy a photo exactly.
If you are interested email me

Saturday, November 15, 2008

"Country Road"
copyrighted 2008
oil on canvas 6x8

The weather was so dreary today, rained most of the day, I didn't feel like doing much ,my day was not very productive , I needed a day off !
This scene can be any Country road you have ounce taken!
If you are interested in the painting , at $ 99.00 and free shipping.
email me

Friday, November 14, 2008

"Fall woodland"
Copyrighted 2008
oil , 8x8 on canvas

I am getting at the end of a plein air season, the scene has changed drastically in the last two weeks, the leaves are all down , the colors are just about gone, I am now waiting for some snow, I am the only one who likes the snow , I love the beauty of fresh snow, perfect for an artist.
The holidays are coming! Think about giving a painting or add to your own collection , email me this painting $99.00 free shipping

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

"A walk in the mountain"
Oil painting on canvas
Exhibit at the New Hampshire Tapestry Art Gallery
Posting where my work can be seen in New England , Now trough December
The civic center in Jaffrey NH
The New Hampshire Tapestry Art Gallery, Hollis, NH
The covered bridge Country store, Pepperell, Ma
The Pepperell Spa , Pepperell, Ma
The Gingerbread Art Gallery, Pepperell MA
The Woodsman's , Kingfield ,Maine
River Tree Arts, Kennebunk, Maine
I will be glad to answer any info on all the places above!

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

" Sky over fall colors "
copyrighted 2008
Pastel 6x8

I painted this early this morning ,inspired by my morning walk with Clancy ,I walk with two other friends and our dogs for an hour each morning, the morning sky is always so nice that I want to go paint right away,a great way to start your day!
If you have a particular scene email me , I do take commissions .

Monday, November 10, 2008

The red bush,copyrighted 2008

Yesterday, I decided to give my blog a new look , I had the same look for the last two and half years, hope it won't be confusing for anyone .
I decided to not post any more chickens , they was too many on Daily Painters ,and way too many in my yard right now , but I do enjoy watching them!
After going to the pastel show on Saturday ,I felt like doing more , so here is another one of a scene on the coast of Maine .
pastel 3x5 on la carte paper email me if you are interested

Sunday, November 09, 2008

Sammy the hen,copyrighted 2008

Yesterday my friend and I went to the New Hampshire pastel society meeting , a very nice group of people working hard to get all the members together from all over the State , we had a demo after from a young talented woman Dawn Gardetto who's work is just beautiful .
Today I managed to do a bit of cleaning in the flower beds .
oil 3x4 on canvas , sold

Friday, November 07, 2008

Me and my Shadow,copyrighted 2008 Sold
Well, a year ago I painted chickens , and will again for a week , Right now in my yard I have seven roosters and nine hens most are from the spring batch, not all mine , my neighbor and I
share them all, they are the most beautiful birds, the sad things is some of the roosters will end up in a pot before winter ,not my pot! because I am too attach to them .
This is an miniature, 2,5x3,5

Wednesday, November 05, 2008

Back roads of York Maine,copyrighted 2008 soldAnother beautiful fall day, I wonder how many we will have before the real winter arrives , I am enjoying every minutes of it, except picking up the leaves in my yard , millions of them!
This is a scene from my drive down the coast on Monday .
5x7 oil on Wallis, email me if interested

Tuesday, November 04, 2008

Ocean Avenue fall colors,copyrighted 2008 Yesterday , My friend Sue and I brought some paintings for the pastel member show in Kennebunkport ,after delivery, We had a nice lunch downtown then took a drive down Ocean Avenue , the fall colors along the ocean were very nice , mostly all different bushes and berry's .
later drove along route one all the way to Kittery , many stops were made to take that special photo . We made a nice day of our painting delivery.
5x7 oil on Wallis , email

Sunday, November 02, 2008

The challenge of the week , copyrighted 2008
Karin Jurick has a challenge every week , and this one is really appropriate for the week .
I might be born and raised in a different country , but I am proud to be an American , I choose to be 41 years ago . This country is the best! hope it never changes .
5x7 oil on Wallis paper

Friday, October 31, 2008

Happy Halloween, copyrighted sold
I painted this street of a small village in Maine some years back where all the houses remind it me of haunted houses, i thought I would share it for a night on Halloween .
This painting was a watercolor .22x28 . owned by a collector.
I do take commissions . email me

Thursday, October 30, 2008

A reflection of the farm ,copyrighted 2008
I just change my computer ,I am not doing well with the change of Vista , so different then my old one ,I am spending so much time trying to get my files , photos etc..
I am still working on my fall scenes , soon it will be over, my yard is covered with leaves,Lots of work ahead to get rid of them .
I just love this farm and have painted many times at different seasons .
5x7 pastel matted to 8x10 , email me if you are interested

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Cold Spring cottage , copyrighted 2008

The weather has gone crazy in parts of the states , Snow! Oh no ,not yet, fall is not over!
Well tonight I painted this nice fall scene in front of an audience at the Chelmsford Art Society, it went very well , I also talked about blogging and many other art related things , I could of talked all night with a very nice group of artists .
6x12 oil on canvas , Email

Monday, October 27, 2008

Cold Spring fields,copyrighted 2008
I am getting ready for a painting demonstration at the Chelmsford art society tomorrow night, I had to get all my material ready, I will paint a landscape with fall colors, and talk about daily painters, so busy day tomorrow!
pastel 5x7 email me

Sunday, October 26, 2008

Fall in Jaffrey, NH. copyrighted 2008
Beautiful fall day here, I made a turkey dinner today to cheer up my husband ,also had my family over but in between I managed to paint this scene, I took a photo of it last week while coming back from a painting day , I love the colors and the reflection of the trees and the color of the weeds in the water,if you are familiar with New England , you know a scene just like that .
pastel 5x7 Email me

Saturday, October 25, 2008

Fall woodland path, copyrighted 2007

I have had another duty these past few days, to be a nurse to my husband , he is doing fine now, but we definitely had a scare , diabetes is an horrible disease , hope they will find a cure soon .
This painting was also done in Maine , a path where I usually walk with my dog Clancy.
oil on canvas ,deep painted sides 8x8 email me if interested

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

October sky,copyrighted 2008
My life has been very busy these last few day with some family emergency , my husband in the hospital with some health issues , He will be OK ,but the next few days I must take care of him first. the skies in September and October are very dramatic and just beautiful.
this is one ,5x7 pastel on Wallis paper matted email me

Monday, October 20, 2008

Birch trees on the path,copyrighted 2008

I am just about finish with a large commission ,after this I really want to go back outdoors while the leaves are still on the trees and capture the last beauty of the season, I am also still having computer problem , I had bought a new one and after three weeks of problem with this new machine ,I packed the whole thing and returned it to the store and picked a different one .I just hope this one work the way it's supposed to.
this pastel was done in Maine last week just in front of our cabin,
11x14 pastel,email me if you are interested nlcasey