Thursday, August 15, 2013

The Campus Theatre in Lewisburg PA

"The Campus Theatre"
11"x15" Oil on canvas

I painted this a few years ago.  It is of the local single screen movie house in downtown Lewisburg.
I had high quality giclee prints made of the image along with note cards.  They sell them at the theater.  It's a good deal for both of us.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Fanny's Rugs at the Farmers' Market

"Fanny's Rugs at the Farmer's Market"
5"x7" watercolor in plein air

Plein Air Westfield: Final Day
The last morning we went to the Farmer's Market at the square in the center of Westfield.  There was some really fresh produce, home made baked goods, noodles, jams and pickles and assorted jewelry and woolen goods.  I got a tiny ceramic vase from one of the sellers.
Later we put our work from the previous days in frames for the "wet" sale at the Station Art Gallery.
The sale was only 2 hours and people were buying like crazy.
 Afterwards we had a barbeque at our hosts' farm.   A lovely time was had by all.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

"Waiting Patiently"

"Waiting Patiently"
8"x10" watercolor en plein air

Plein Air Westfield (continued)
We went to a Blueberry Farm on route 20 just north of Westfield.  This horse and buggy were patiently waiting for the owners to finish picking.
I scooted through deep grass under a pine tree to paint this. (I didn't want to startle the horse.) While under the tree, I dumped my water container into my painting bag, wetting absolutely everything in it.  Some how I managed to toss all my stuff out from under the tree onto the mowed area behind me and eventually dry things out.
I was done painting for that day.  So I picked blueberries!

Monday, August 12, 2013

"Afternoon at the Johnson Estate"
"9"x12" watercolor en plein air

Plein Air Westfield
We had a delicious lunch at Brazil's in Westfield, NY before heading out to the Johnson Estate Winery for some painting in the vineyard.   (of course there was some tasting before painting.)  That is Lake Erie in the background.
Later that day we were treated to wine and cheese at The Art Loft in Chautauqua, NY.  Thank you, Bonnie Beyer!  It is a wonderful gallery in a former lumber barn near the Chautauqua Institute.

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Morning at Barcelona Harbor

"Morning at Barcelona Harbor"
9"x12" watercolor en plein air

Friday morning we went to Barcelona Harbor on Lake Erie.
This is from Plein Air Westfield, hosted by Katherine Galbraith of the Station Art Gallery
in Westfield, NY.

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Mid Day at the Farm

"Mid Day at the Farm"
9"x12" watercolor en plein air

This is the second watercolor I did at Plein Air Westfield.  Keep Tryst Farm was one of the
beautiful venues arranged by our hostess Katherine Galbraith, owner of The Station Art Gallery in
Westfield, NY.

Friday, August 9, 2013

Morning at the Daylily Farm

"Morning at the Daylily Farm"
8"x10" watercolor, en plein air

Painted this last week on the first morning of Plein Air Westfield.
The event was hosted by Katherine Brown Galbraith and The Station Art Gallery in Westfield, NY.
You can view the event on Facebook page: The Station Art Gallery.