Thursday, December 29, 2011

Sugar Hill village

Watercolor, 6x8 copyrighted 2011 by Nita Leger Casey  sold
Took my grandson Carson to the studio today, I had a photo of Sugar Hill where I have gone painting before during snow camp and I always wanted to do it this little scene , today was the day ! he sat next to me and painted the same scene , he was so cute ! he is so observant I am really impress with him, I got him his own easel and box combination ,so he is all set!
I wish we had a little snow like the painting ,just enough to make it pretty .if you are interested in this watercolor email me 

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Mount Lafayette

8x10 oil on canvas
Copyrighted 2011 Nita Leger Casey
Mount Lafayette 
I have not gone away, just down with a bad cold and the Holidays, on the good side, I was very happy to have all my family all together this Christmas 14 of them, it was a house full and still is ,
 a few have gone back to South Carolina, Grand son Carson my little artist is getting me going again , Let's paint grandma ! the only trouble is the studio at the house is a mess with everyone here , but we will try to get back in the routine .
This painting was done last year at snow camp in NH, no snow here in Mass this year ,it was 46 degree this afternoon,strange December but it's OK ,we will pay later I am sure!
this painting is for sale $ 150.00 , email me

Monday, December 19, 2011

Going to school

oil on canvas 8x8 copyrighted by Nita Leger Casey

Anyone interested in a last minute  present for a bus driver a school teacher or just anyone who would like this lovely original oil painting ,framed with a dark wood frame , email me for more info

Friday, December 16, 2011

New England church

Watercolor 5x7 copyrighted by Nita Leger Casey
I love the way this watercolor came out, it is sometimes a bit tricky to save that nice light, I have received many compliments with it and yet I have not found a home for it, if you think you would like this one email me,

Thursday, December 15, 2011

The camp

Watercolor 20x26 copyrighted 2011by Nita Leger Casey   Sold
The camp will find it's place to it's new home, where it used to be, it will be on a brand new wall so the memories will  live on! this is the reason House portraits are a wonderful thing to have or give, I do these all year long, I have painted many houses camps churches condos commercial buildings in the last 25 years.
email me if you ever have the need for one.

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Tufted Titmouse

oil miniature 2,5x3,5 copyrighted by
Nita Leger Casey
These little guys come at my feeder everyday, they are very cute ! I know one thing birds like good food, forget the cheap grain stuff ,we bought some and they are snobing us right now and going next door, I had told Tim don't get the cheap one, I guess it will take a trip to the store tomorrow .
I had a wonderful day with my friends today at Breakfast Club, all of us are artists! we had our regular meeting of networking and critiquing paintings, after we went out for yearly Christmas lunch at an Italian restaurant ,some of us have been friends for over 20 years .

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Cardinal #2

Mini 2,5x3,5  copyrighted
watercolor by Nita Leger Casey
Just a little one today ! went to the studio to finish my commission and painted this Cardinal from one of my photos I took of the many cardinals that comes in my tree and the feeder.
I can't believe Christmas will be in twelve days, so this will be short I must start decorating !
email me if you are interested in a ACEO /mini.

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Cinnamon tea

Cinnamon Tea, watercolor 5x7copyrighted by
Nita Leger Casey
Just finished my second week end of open studio, many people came by and did their shopping,  now I am tired and ready to have a cup of tea and relax before I attack my week of cleaning before my kids come home for Christmas, also bring a little Christmas to this house, I am a bit late but painting came first !
email me if you are interested in this still life ,

Thursday, December 08, 2011

Down hill all the way

Watercolor 5x7 copyrighted by Nita Leger Casey Sold
Someone has to know a skier! this little watercolor would be the perfect gift.
It is always nice to start a collection of originals.

 very reasonable price email me

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

in progress!

Watercolor commission  in progress, by Nita Leger Casey
As I promised I would post this today to give you an idea of working with different photos ,as the years went by for this family and the many memories they have shared of this cute camp on a lake in New England.
This week end open studio again Saturday and Sunday ,if you missed last week end here is your chance .noon to 5pm both days , come by and see me at 407 A

Tuesday, December 06, 2011

Little red shack

Watercolor 8x8 copyrighted by Nita Leger Casey

I am now working on a commission of a large painting, I worked on it all day, so far I am happy with it,I will post it tomorrow.
My other job will be to decorate my house, I have not started yet, going to the attic to drag everything out is a job!  and no time to do it .
Many have seen a little fishing shack like this one, maybe it even brings memories when you were a kid fishing, this painting needs a home !  
email me if you are interested in this painting

Monday, December 05, 2011

New England gazebo

Watercolor 5x5 copyrighted 2011
by Nita Leger Casey
Thinking Christmas yet? New England has beautiful gazebos, right now the only thing missing is the snow, I am sure it will come soon enough.
This is an older watercolor who would like to find a home for the holidays!
email me ,reasonable price!

Sunday, December 04, 2011

Snow fields

Pastel 5x7 copyrighted by
Nita Leger Casey
Had a wonderful week end at the studio,met a lot of new people ,it was there first experience at the mill,they all seemed to have a great time ,so again lots of talk and no painting time ,I am working on a commission also , tomorrow things should go back to normal for a little time anyway !
email me if you are interested in this peaceful snow scene

Friday, December 02, 2011

The red lobster boat

Watercolor 6x8 copyrighted 2011 by Nita Leger Casey
  This would make a nice present for a fisherman ,or someone who would like to be one .
Quick post ,getting ready for a long open house week end at Western Avenue studios .
email me if you are interested  

Thursday, December 01, 2011

Washing day

Watercolor 6x8 copyrighted by
Nita Leger Casey