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