Friday, June 29, 2012

Study of Treeline I

A smaller study of the treeline I did before the larger one, this is what you call a quick-draw, to paint it fast with simpler strokes, it helps you made decisions and catch what is important.  8 1/2" x 8 1/2" oil on board, framed $125  SOLD

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Bale and Vineyard

Here is a small painting I did before the workshop at North Mountain Vineyards on Friday night near the entrance. No mountains in this scene but I was in the shade so that was important. 8" x 10" oil on canvas, framed $125.  SOLD

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Treeline and Vineyard

Here is one of the paintings from Ron Boehmer's workshop this past weekend near Woodstock, Virginia. Great group and wonderful instructions at a quiet small location, North Mountain Vineyards. I did a smaller quick painting of this too as a preliminary, and a few other painting which I will post soon. 11" x 14" oil on canvas, framed $225  SOLD

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Cowpasture River Studies

Here are three little studies from this weekend at Camp Mont Shenandoah on the Cowpasture River near Goshen, Virginia. It was an artists retreat with 20 wonderful creative folks and a relaxing setting. I did two large paintings as well which need a bit more work on them, and I will post soon.
Definitely going back next year . . . tons of fun and relaxing!
Now off for another adventure, going to Bloomington, IN tomorrow for 5 days to visit our son and girlfriend . . . and hopefully paint as well!

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Veritas Vineyards

Here are the two paintings I did today at Veritas Vineyards for a commission as a gift to someone who got married there . . . they will pick one of them.  The first one has Wintergreen Mountain behind the grapevines. The second one is a nice garden shed and chicken house with the vineyard behind it. 11" x 14"' oil on canvas, framed  $225.
Going tomorrow to paint for three days in Bath County on the Cow Pasture River at Camp Mont Shenandoah . . . will post when I get back. Top one is SOLD

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Buena Vista, Virginia

Yesterday I finished the Buena Vista painting I did with Virginia Moore two weeks ago.  Can't wait for the next time she comes back to Virginia and we get to paint again! 12" x 48" oil on canvas, framed - SOLD at the Bath County Art Show!

Monday, June 4, 2012

Blue Ridge Parkway

 This is a painting I have been working on and am almost finished, just a bit more . . . looking North West from the Parkway. Will find out what mile post . . . 30" x 46" oil on canvas, framed  $1,350. SOLD  thanks Brian!

Saturday, June 2, 2012

Angie's Favorite View

This is a commission for Angie and it looks out on the mountain that Wintergreen Resort is based plus Humpback Rocks. It is almost finished and I want to thank Julie for letting me paint in her gazebo that gave me this wonderful view and kept me cool. I am working on three other commissions and those folks are patiently waiting for me to finish their paintings, those are coming soon!  24" x 48" oil on canvas, framed.  SOLD thanks Angie!