Thursday, July 30, 2009

Beauty of summer fields, copyrighted 2009, Nita Leger Casey
2,5x3,5 miniature acrylic
Painted this with tears in my eyes after learning the death of a very good family friend!
not much to say today, life must go on ...

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Summer fields , miniature , copyrighted 2009, Nita Leger Casey
2,5x3,5 miniature acrylic
I am having fun working on these little guys ,very impressionistic ! and still have time to do some other projects that needs my attention . Met my friends from the Breakfast club today, a great bunch of artists !
email me , each miniature comes with a certificate, card and history , makes a great present .

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Pond shore, miniature , copyrighted 2009 , by Nita Leger Casey
2,5x3,5 acrylic
Just another miniature, when I am in Maine ,this is what I see from my kayak , lots of big rocks on the shore and sometimes, just a little sun picking between threes , it is my favorite place to be when we are at the cabin , but next week ,I will be by the seashore on the rocky coast of Maine, these small miniatures I turn into beautiful cards , with a certificate of authenticity , they are one of a kind , and can be framed , an excellent way to start a collection of originals .email me if you are interested , $25.00

Monday, July 27, 2009

Lubec bay window, copyrighted by Nita Leger Casey
pastel 9x12
Anther painting of the Lubec area ,that will be on display at the show , I am slowly packing things to take up there , it's only two weeks , but you would think ,I am going for six months , I bring way too much art material ,but can't help myself, still life prop for rainy days , food as we are 8 starving artists at night , we share the cooking and always eat way too much. we do have fun! can't wait ..

Sunday, July 26, 2009

Cove at Tide Mill, copyrighted by Nita Leger Casey
pastel 13x20 framed and matted 18x24
This painting will be on display at the art show at the Library in Lubec, Maine the first two weeks of August , it was done on location at the farm, where the tide goes in and out all day, a beautiful scene to see daily .
I will be painting in the area August first to the fifteen.We are a group of Eight artists ,we paint all over the area , this will be our 17 th year. If you are interested in this painting please email me ,

Saturday, July 25, 2009

Morning light at Tide Mill, copyrighted by Nita Leger Casey
6x8 oil on Wallis paper matted .
When I am at the farm in Maine and I look out in the morning I know it's around 5 AM , when the sun is coming out picking through the trees , and I am about to get up and start a day of painting , well ,I am going there in week and can't wait .if you would like to purchase this painting , please email me .

Friday, July 24, 2009

Summer Stream, Miniature, copyrighted 2009 Nita Leger Casey
2,5x3,5 Watercolor
I am on a miniature mode for lack of time , today I received a new set of watercolor for traveling , a Yarka set, Russian made watercolors , so I wanted to try them right away , some new colors in it , I found them nice for my plein air paintings strong vibrant colors , I am on my third set in 10 years , in the studio I use Winsor and Newton with a large palette . I just love art supply I could have everything they make ! these small miniatures will probably end up in cards , they make excellent gifts, and can be framed also .

Thursday, July 23, 2009

"River run through" miniature ,copyrighted 2009, Nita Leger Casey
Acrylic 2,5x3,5

Another miniature! that is all the time I have this week , while working on some other projects.
sometimes doing a small one like this gives me an idea if it will work on a bigger format. I am also getting ready for next week going on my two week stay in Lubec, something I do every year .I just hope the weather clears up in New England for the month of August , it has rained for the last two months .These miniature come with a certificate and a beautiful card .

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Sea breeze , miniature copyrighted 2009 , Nita Leger Casey
2,5x3,5 acrylic on paper

I was just cleaning a box of acrylic paint to see what was still good or not ,before my painting trip to the coast of Maine in a week, decided to check some colors and next thing you know , I had a cute miniature , of course I had been trying to paint all day ,it was raining and dreary all day and the dogs did not want to leave me alone , wanted to go out wanted treats.... .so my day was not very productive.
I actually love these miniature ,because they make perfect present , I gave two this week for birthday presents ,if you are interested in this one Email me comes with a nice card .

Sunday, July 19, 2009

House by the sea , copyrighted by Nita Leger Casey
Watercolor , 20x26 , $450.00
If you love your house and would like a great keepsake , have me paint a house portrait of it , a wonderful way to keep memories passed on to the next generation .
email me for more details
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Studio , Pepperell, Massachusetts

Friday, July 17, 2009

Fields of Maine wild flowers, copyrighted by Nita Leger Casey
Large watercolor 22x28 matted
a larger watercolor looking for the right home and decor , If you go to Maine this is a familiar scene in the summer , this was done on location in the town of Eastport .
email me if you are interested

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Promenade du vieux Quebec,
copyrighted 2009, by Nita Leger Casey
Watercolor,6x8, $100.00 plus shipping
I was in the city a short time , but love the outdoor cafe , just like home in Paris!
I have been at the cabin the last few days ,painting with no interruptions from the gallery, except for the dogs who want to go for walks a bit more than usual , they love to go in the woods or on the edge of the pond. Tomorrow I will go back home , work awaits me there , some commissions are do . We have enjoyed this past week here , the weather could of been warmer, but i am not complaining as i do not take the heat very well .

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

" Breaking new grounds in Portsmouth"
copyrighted 2009, Nita Leger Casey
watercolor 6x8 , matted $100.00
If you have been in the lovely town of Portsmouth, NH,you might have had the best cappuchino in town , My favorite place to stop when i am in the area !
email me if you want to add this lovely painting to your collection.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Portsmouth barbershop,copyrighted 2009by Nita Leger Casey
Watercolor 6x8, $100.00
I was in Portsmouth, NH last Friday, in the late afternoon with my daughter and her family , we went to see a play at Prescott park, {Grease}it was fun ! before the play we had some time to spare so we walked the street of Portsmouth, such a nice old Colonial town, the old barbershop and the late afternoon sun made me take a photo of this quint scene of the past. I used to paint only in watercolor years ago , until the galleries decided not to represent most
watercolorists witch made me switch to oil and pastel, I must say I love all mediums as long as I am painting ,I am happy!

Sunday, July 12, 2009

Streets of Quebec city , copyrighted 2009 , Nita Leger Casey
Watercolor 9x9 Sold
Relaxing for a few days in the Western Mountains of Maine ,and catching up on some paintings I wanted to do , this is from my trip to Quebec city a few weeks ago. I was so exited to walk these streets at the time and and wanted to paint them right away, but family commitments took over, so much to do and so little time ! email me if you are interested

Saturday, July 11, 2009

At the edge of the bay, copyrighted by Nita Leger Casey
6x6 pastel $100.00 matted10x10 free shipping

Friday, July 10, 2009

The Noble House , copyrighted by Nita Leger Casey
6x6 oil on stretch canvas
Special today, framed included $100.00
I Have not been able to sit at my easel for over a week , i have devoted this week to my grand children and it has been real fun! they are going back to South Carolina after a nice stay here. I will be going back to some serious painting .email if interested

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

Morning at the pond, copyrighted by Nita Leger Casey
5x5 oil on board
I wish my morning at the pond would be like this painting , but no, it was raining today and most likely tomorrow, New England has had it's share of rain this past month, I had all intentions to go out this morning to do some plein air. I think I will have to paint some still life ,if the weather does not clear soon .
This painting is available , a good memento of a summer by the pond ! email me

Sunday, July 05, 2009

Deer Isle fishing boats 2, copyrighted , Nita Leger Casey
watercolor 5x7 matted to 8x10
Hope everyone had a good fourth of July , we did with family and friends , parade in the morning cook out in the afternoon and fireworks at night, a typical American small town celebrations ,it was great , living on Main street we had front row seats .
this watercolor was painted on location last summer , needs to find a home .email me if you are interested .

Friday, July 03, 2009

Deer Isle fishing shacks , NB, copyrighted by Nita Leger Casey
5x7 watercolor
Thinking of more fishing boats , I love going to these little fishing ports in the summer ,they are good subjects for my plein air painting , they are fun to be there ,see all the fisherman going to get that fresh catch . Email me if you are interested in this one .

Wednesday, July 01, 2009

Fishing on Campobello , copyrighted by Nita Leger Casey
Watercolor 11x14

I was just painting by the ocean in Maine last week, it made me think of some of my previous painting of boats who are looking for a home , would make an excellent present for someone .
this was done on location in Campobello Island in NB in past summers , witch I go there every summers in August, can't wait to go there . email me if you are interested .