Thursday, July 31, 2008

Lubec village ,copyrighted 2007

Getting ready for my long drive to Lubec, this is a painting that will be in the Library show in Lubec for the next two weeks .
Pastel on panel 8x10 framed with a gold frame , email me if interested
The rose cottage, copyrighted 2008

Who wouldn't want to live in a rose cottage by the sea? just imagine the ocean air when you step out of the front door , listen to the wave crashing , the seals at a distance, the sail boats going by, the far away ships going on a voyage , the fisherman going for the catch of the day, just imagine you could buy this painting and dream about it,just Email me if you are interested
it's a 16 x20 framed in a gold frame would look nice in any decor .

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

#500 post , The Gingerbread art studio , copyrighted 2008

Last night I was going to post and looked at the Post # and it was 500, so I decided to wait a day and paint something special for the day . I woke up to a beautiful clear and sunny day when it came to me to paint my house and my studio , so after breakfast I set up the easel on the front lawn and got going with the morning light . I can't believe that I have posted 500 paintings!
Where did the time go? it has been a wonderful journey into my life and hope to continue ,
this is an oil on canvas , 14x18 , email me if you are interested ,
tomorrow it will be # 500 for $500.00 only for that day.

Sunday, July 27, 2008

Quoddy head state park 2, copyrighted 2007 Sold
This is Quoddy head state park in Maine where I go painting every year , I will be there next week for a couple weeks and I can't wait, the weather here in Massachusetts is getting to me, hot and humid ,storms every day, all this it's taking all my energy , I do much better by the ocean .
I will spend this week packing all my art supply for my two week stay at the Tide Mill farm.
oil painting on canvas 11x14 a bargain at $200.00 email me if you are interested,

Thursday, July 24, 2008

Summer in Maine, copyrighted 2008
I did not have a chance to blog yesterday ,but I had a wonderful day visiting a Friend in Ogunquit , a beautiful village on the coast of Maine with lots of galleries , gift shop, and restaurants. Today it was the most depressing day , it rained all day nonstop, so I did some catching up in the studio.
oil painting on canvas 6x12

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

University of Maine ,Farmington,copyrighted 2008
For today just an example of a commission building for an Alumni of the University, If you have a school, church, building, house, camp that means a lot to you, and would like a painting of it ,I welcome commissions ,
30 years experience doing this kind of work ,Email

Monday, July 21, 2008

Low tide ,copyrighted 2007
I worked on the computer must of the day today, working on a writing projects for a book on the History of the pond in Maine , taking a little bit of my painting time, but then again this hot and humid weather has me feeling with low energy, every body is complaining so I am not the only one feeling this way.
This is also another scene of the Lubec area painted on location .
Oil on canvas 6x8. email me if interested

Sunday, July 20, 2008

Tide Mill morning on the bay , copyrighted 2007

I will be going to the Tide Mill farm to paint again, my yearly trip to this wonderful place in Northern Maine, this was painted early in the morning on location.
8x10 oil on linen , email me if interested

Saturday, July 19, 2008

Cliffs at Quoddy State park, Maine,copyrighted 2006
The hot and humid weather is here today, it is so oppressive, it robed me of all energy today.
so here is a framed painting from my gallery.
5x5 oil on canvas with a brown wood frame, email me if interested.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

The brook, copyrighted2008

Another painting of my week up in Maine, my friends and I went in a kayak ride on this small brook , lots of fun!
getting ready for an opening of a gallery show in Hollis ,NH. Eight artist showing their best!
5x5 oil on board , email me if interested

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Leaning tree,copyrighted 2008 Back home and tired from the long drive home , here is a painting done from the Kayak yesterday,
oil on board . 5x5 email me if interested

Monday, July 14, 2008

Loon nesting,copyrighted2008
All good things comes to an end , going home tomorrow after a wonderful week at the pond, today my friend and I in our kayaks went to check on the loon nest to see if the baby was born , we have been waiting and counting the days , we have a set of loons on the pond that is well protected by all of us here, we worry about them like our kids . The scene fresh on my mind was painted as soon as i got back .
6x6 oil on board,email me if interested

Sunday, July 13, 2008

Watercolor sketch of Cairn on the pond,copyrighted 2008
Still playing with rocks,I really needed a rest and this week has been great for relaxation. Yesterday a neighbors gave us a wonderful pontoon boat ride down river ,the landscape and wildlife was wonderful! we ended the night all the girls sitting by the Campfire by the pond telling jocks .Wonderful group of people summer on this pond!
6x6 watercolor

Friday, July 11, 2008

The Father rock,copyrighted 2008
As you see ,I am still playing with rocks, my Cairns are fun to paint, as much as to hunt for the rocks to build them. the weather was great today ,plenty of walks with Clancy also, and fun talks with friends by the camp fire.
this is a 5x5 oil on board, Email if interested

Thursday, July 10, 2008

Rock children at the pond,copyrighted 2008

Well,don't expect serious work from me this week as I am playing by the pond with rocks as you see! over the years I have picked rocks around the property and made sculptures all over ,they look like little people,when my friends come by they add to the collection .
The weather finely broke , the humidity is finely over!
If you are interested in my sculptures please Email me,
oil painting 5x5 on board

Wednesday, July 09, 2008

Morning at the pond,copyrighted 2008

This painting will tell you where I am for a few days of relaxations! I am having some phone line problem, due to some lightning , so I am not able to upload very often .
this is a 5x5 oil on board .

Sunday, July 06, 2008

House Portrait Commission,copyrighted 2008
We had a wonderful fourth of July week end with the family , parade fire works and all.
I have been quite busy also with two new chickens "Rhode Island reds "I adopted them a few days ago , the only thing is my old ones are not happy about it and they are making their life miserable , I feel bad , my husband says they have to go through it the pecking order , yesterday one had enough of the abuse and flew out of the coop and ran away with the rooster next door, it was actually funny!I think I am going to have to start another blog with just chicken stories , you know like ," War Stories ".
Just have been working on a commission due tomorrow. 16x20 watercolor
if you are interested in something similar for a present for someone , Email me

Thursday, July 03, 2008

Victoria,copyrighted 2008
This is Victoria in her younger days . Today I adopted two more chickens from an elderly man who was going into a nursing home ,my daughter in law adopted a couple also , they are two Rhode Island red , they are not with the other ones yet , I am waiting for dark to put them in, hopefully the other ones will accept them , they will have to go trough the rules of the old ones , the rooster George will be happy !
5x7 acrylic painting on canvas board, email if interested.

Wednesday, July 02, 2008

Ready for the 4th of July,copyrighted 2008
Getting ready for the 4th of July, lots of cleaning and weeding the flower beds before the parade will go by! always a nice day here with front row seat living on Main street, just hoping the weather will cooperate , so far we have had storms everyday this week .
This is a 16x20 watercolor who needs a home , matted and framed email me if interested