Friday, September 28, 2012

Monticello Garden, II

I got to go up to Monticello yesterday and paint in the later afternoon, I just love Mount Alto, in the distance. The garden was past it's peak but still very full! The stinkbugs were in full force, very pesty. 12" x 24" oil on canvas, framed  $300  SOLD

Monday, September 24, 2012

Heintooga Overlook, Smoky Mountains

Last of my Smoky Mountain paintings until next year! 6" x 12" oil on canvas, $125  SOLD

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Hientooga Overlook, The Smoky Mountains

This was our last morning camping at Balsam Mountain and David was hiking the Flat Creek Trail. The next painting (that I will post) is similar and smaller and was painted after this one, looking farther north. 9" x 12" oil on canvas,  I am giving this one to my husband since it was his birthday weekend  :  ) 

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Looking at King's Family Vineyard

Here is a painting I just finished and is being donated to the First Crozet Culinary Competition for Charity on Thursday, September 20, 2012 from 5:30 to 7:30 PM at the Lodge at Old Trail. Come out if you can . . . a fundraiser for the Crozet Library .

Monday, September 17, 2012

The Smoky's

This was very funny . . . as soon as I set up and got the sky in, on the left side FOG started flowing in FAST, covering up all of my view! It was a race to get what I could and fortunately the foreground was still visible. 8" x 16"  oil on canvas, framed  $150.  SOLD thanks Jenny!

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Messer's Barn, The Smoky Mountains

Second painting of the Messer's Barn in Cataloochee painted in the afternoon on the second day of our camping trip. We did a six mile hike in the morning, then time to rest! 8" x 10" oil on canvas, framed  $145  SOLD

Friday, September 14, 2012

Smoky Mountains View

This was painted from the Heintooga Overlook near Balsam Mountain camp grounds last week. This was in the early part of the evening, I also came back the next morning and painted here but the light was very different of course. 9" x 12" oil on canvas, framed  $150,  SOLD  thanks Libby!

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Palmer House, Cataloochee, NC

This house was right behind me when I painted the Messer Barn the day before. It was a fancy house in it's day and well kept. 8" x 8" oil on canvas, framed  $110.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Messer's Barn, Cataloochee, NC

This was a sweet place to set up and paint in Cataloochee in the Smoky Mountains National Park. My husband and I camped here for two nights then up to Balsam Mountain camp grounds for three nights. I did seven paintings while in the Smoky's along with several hikes, swimming in the creek and watching sunsets. This is called Messer's Barn and the stream in front was wonderful, wish I could have painted another just of the stream!  8" x 16" oil on canvas, framed  $225, SOLD

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Study of Mile Post 19

Here is a little study of an earlier painting from Mile Post 19 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. I changed it a bit and forgot to re-photograph it  . . . SOLD at Wintergreen this past weekend.  
We are off to the Smoky Mountains for camping, hiking and some painting . . . . will post when I get home  :  )