About a week ago I shared a painting of Lavender Fields with you. (See it here.) I have painted another similar one. It is acrylic on canvas measuring 6″x6″ (framed it is 11″x11″). It is available for $95 at Delilah’s on Main Street or by contacting me directly.
Archive for May, 2014
The second of the two special exhibits that I saw Tuesday at the National Gallery of Art was the “Andrew Wyeth – Looking In, Looking Out”. It was amazing!
You must go see it before it ends in November. His watercolor work is unbelievable. And the subject matter is so interesting to see.
I saw the painting, Wind from the Sea, right after it was given to the National Gallery and was so taken with it. I could feel the air blowing through the window as I walked by and saw it. (Here is the first post I did about it.)
This show is only going to be on display in Washington so do yourself a favor and take time to go see it. You will be glad you did.
Take time to go to the National Gallery of Art before the end of October to see two exhibits that are currently there – Degas/Cassatt and Andrew Wyeth.
The Degas/Cassatt exhibit features gorgeous paintings by the two artists, several from private collections that I had never seen, as well as many prints by the two with an explanation of how these became important during that time period. Of course, my favorite painting in the show by Cassatt is “Little Girl in a Blue Arm Chair”. I just know that the little dog in the opposite chair is an ancestor to my Lincoln. I always say that Lincoln thinks he should be leading the life of a wealthy French family’s dog!
My favorite Degas’ are the two he painted of Cassatt and another woman at the Louvre and the pastel study of Cassatt for the painting. This is the first time I have seen the painting as it is in a private collection on loan to the show. I love the perspective of these.
Take time to go see this exhibit. It really gives insight into the way artists of the time work together, critiqued each other, and collected each others work.
The kids painted “Lavender Fields” in class this past week much like the painting I posted a few days ago. (See it here.) Great job young artists! Keep up the good work.
Don’t forget that time is closely approaching for the start of Kid’s Art Camp this summer. There are several different weeks offered so their it something for everyone ages 5 – 18. Take a look here at more information and a Flyer for Kids Summer Art Camp Final 2014.
Posted in daily painter, Landscape, tagged acrylic, daily painter, daily painting, impressionism, Landscape, Memorial Day painting, Military Painting, Virginia Artist on May 26, 2014| Leave a Comment »
Memorial Day is set aside each year for us to remember those who died while serving our country. We honor those men and women today. This painting is meant to do that.
Memorial Day, acrylic on canvas, 16″x20″.
Posted in daily painter, Landscape, tagged acrylic, daily painter, daily painting, impressionism, Landscape, lavender painting, painting of lavender, Virginia Artist on May 25, 2014| Leave a Comment »
“Rows of Lavender” is an acrylic on canvas measuring 6″x6″ (framed 11″x11″) and is available by contacting me or at Delilah’s for $95.
NOTE: Grey Cat sold today. It went to a good home!