Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Green With Envy

Green With Envy
Oil  6" x 8"
$100.00 + $10. s/h
This is another plein air piece from our trip to Vermont last month.  This, like the last post, is painted near Lincoln, Vermont.  I couldn't get over how green it was everywhere;  a brighter, bolder green than we have here in Colorado.  

We stayed in the most beautiful old farmhouse on this road.

I felt like I could see the fall colors changing right before my eyes.  It was as if each morning 
when I woke up Mother Nature had taken another little pass across her canvas of nature. 

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Fall Colors

Fall Colors
Oil 6" x 8"
$100.00 + $10. s/h

My husband and I recently got home from a 3 week trip to Vermont, Maine, and Nova Scotia.  The idea for the trip started with an artist friend showing pictures of a trip she had taken to Monhegan Island, Maine in the '70's.  For several years a group of us kept saying that we should go there!  Well, one day last winter the trip got planned.  16 of us: artists, husbands, family, ended up on Monhegan Island for 4 days in September/October...more about that soon!  My husband and I have friends from high school who have Vermont connections.  Since Vermont is near Maine, (relatively speaking when you live in Colorado!) we went to Vermont for a week at the beginning of the trip.  I'm pretty biased toward the fall colors in Colorado, but Vermont was spectacular.  New England in the fall is every thing that they say it is!  Each day got more colorful and more beautiful!

This painting was done near Lincoln, Vermont.  We had wonderful weather, stayed in a quintessential Vermont farmhouse and a wonderful lake house, went for walks, visited, laughed, saw the sites, had fun.  And, I managed to do a little bit of painting.  Every thing that a trip should be!

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Bear Creek Nature Center Art Show

Ber Creek Path
14" x 11"  Oil

This is one of the pieces that I have in the upcoming show at Bear Creek Nature Center.  The show, held Friday, October 18 and Saturday, October 19, is a fund raiser for the Nature Center Education Programs.  If you live in Colorado Springs I hope that you can stop by Friday from 4-8 pm or Saturday from 9-4.