Sunday, September 30, 2018

Low Tide Lobsterboat

Low Tide Lobsterboat
seen from Green Head Overlook in Stonington, Maine
painted plein air on Sept 24, 2018
10" x 8" (w x h), Daniel Smith, Schmincke Horadam, and
Winsor & Newton watercolors, selected for light fastness and
permanence, and Uniball waterproof fade proof ink on 140 lb. Fabriano
Artistico cold press rough 100% cotton extra white watercolor paper
framed, including sales tax + shipping $135.00

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Little Used Dock

Little Used Dock
on Indian Point Road in Stonington, Maine
painted plein air on Sept 23, 2018
10" x 8" (w x h), Daniel Smith, Schmincke Horadam, and
Winsor & Newton watercolors, selected for light fastness and
permanence, and Uniball waterproof fade proof ink on 140 lb.
Arches cold press fine grain 100% cotton watercolor paper
framed, including sales tax + shipping $135.00

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Tide Going

Tide Going
at Sand Beach Point, Andrews Island offshore,
in Stonington, Maine painted plein air on Sept 22, 2018
16" x 12" (w x h), Daniel Smith, Schmincke Horadam, and
Winsor & Newton watercolors, selected for light fastness and
permanence, and Uniball waterproof fade proof ink on 140 lb. Fabriano
Artistico cold press fine grain 100% cotton extra white watercolor paper
framed, including sales tax + shipping $325.00
Artist's Views from Sand Beach
in Stonington, Maine



The Plein Air Set Up in the Trees

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Other Artist's Views
from Sand Beach in
Stonington, Maine

1
Weir Island to Isle Haut
Jill Hoy
Stonington, Maine
Oil on canvas, 28" x 20"
Artist web site HERE

2
Off Sand Beach
Ruth Kaldor
Oil on panel
Cabot, Vermont
Artist web site HERE

3
Sand Beach
Leslie Landrigan
Watercolor
Artist web site HERE

4
Sand Beach 1
Janet Ledoux
Oil on wood, 12" x 12"
Biddeford, Maine
Artist web site HERE

5
Plein Air Painters, Sand Beach
Marc Dalessio
Oil on linen (on gatorboard), 12" x 8"
Artist web site HERE
 
6
Past Sand Beach
Nat Dickinson
Oil, 2015
Asheville, NC and Deer Isle, ME
Artist blog HERE

7
Island View
Linda Packard
Oil on panel, 6" x 6"
Bangor, Maine
Artist blog HERE

Stonington Harbor Mansards

Stonington Harbor Mansards
painted plein air on Sept 24, 2018
8" x 10" (w x h), Daniel Smith, Schmincke Horadam, and
Winsor & Newton watercolors, selected for light fastness and
permanence, and Uniball waterproof fade proof ink on 140 lb. Fabriano
Artistico cold press fine grain 100% cotton extra white watercolor paper
framed, including sales tax + shipping $145.00


The Plein Air Set Up with a Mansards View

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Dinghies at Green Head

Dinghies at Green Head
in the harbor at Stonington, Maine painted
plein air from Green Head Overlook on Sept 24, 2018
5" x 7" (w x h), Daniel Smith, Schmincke Horadam, and
Winsor & Newton watercolors, selected for light fastness and
permanence, and Uniball waterproof fade proof ink on 140 lb. Fabriano
Artistico cold press fine grain 100% cotton extra white watercolor paper
gifted to my generous Stonington hosts



The Plein Air Setup

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Into an Island Breeze

Into an Island Breeze
seven lobsterboats facing into a slight
wind in the harbor at Stonington, Maine painted
plein air from Green Head Overlook on Sept 24, 2018
12" x 9" (w x h), Daniel Smith, Schmincke Horadam, and
Winsor & Newton watercolors, selected for light fastness and
permanence, and Uniball waterproof fade proof ink on 140 lb. Fabriano
Artistico cold press fine grain 100% cotton extra white watercolor paper
framed, including sales tax + shipping $235.00



The setup Monday afternoon, September 24, 2018

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Just Two Lobsterboats

Just Two Lobsterboats
painted plein air on Sept 21, 2018
8" x 10" (w x h), Daniel Smith, Schmincke Horadam, and
Winsor & Newton watercolors, selected for light fastness and
permanence, and Uniball waterproof fade proof ink on 140 lb. Arches
cold press fine grain 100% cotton watercolor paper
framed, including sales tax + shipping $135.00


Then, just one lobsterboat
came by to unload some gear,
so I had to stop for a bit.

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Beyond Low Tide to Mark Island

Beyond Low Tide
to Mark Island
off Sand Beach Point in Stonington, Maine
painted plein air on Sept x, 2018
10" x 8" (w x h), Daniel Smith, Schmincke Horadam,
and Winsor & Newton watercolors, selected for light fastness
and permanence, and Uniball waterproof fade proof ink on 140 lb.
Arches cold press rough 100% cotton watercolor paper
framed, including sales tax + shipping $145.00 SOLD



 Painting by the sea in the trees

One Above Three

One Above Three
lobsterboats seen from Granite Street
in Stonington, Maine painted plein air on Sept 20, 2018
5" x 7" (w x h), Daniel Smith, Schmincke Horadam, and
Winsor & Newton watercolors, selected for light fastness and
permanence, and Uniball waterproof fade proof ink on 140 lb. Fabriano
Artistico cold press fine grain 100% cotton extra white watercolor paper
framed, including sales tax + shipping $115.00


First I painted a watercolor
of the scene without the boats,
posted yesterday.

Then I painted the scene
with only the boats.
With a painting you can do anything.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

To Below Granite Street

To Below Granite Street
in Stonington, Maine painted plein air on Sept 20, 2018
11" x 11" (w x h), Daniel Smith, Schmincke Horadam, and
Winsor & Newton watercolors, selected for light fastness and
permanence, and #3 graphite on 140 lb. Fabriano Artistico
cold press fine grain 100% cotton extra white watercolor paper
framed, including sales tax + shipping $210.00

 

The setup

The location and art

Tucked in by the Sea

 Tucked in by the Sea
below Church Street in Stonington, Maine,
painted plain air as darkness descended on Sept 19, 2018
10" x 8" (w x h), Daniel Smith, Schmincke Horadam, and
Winsor & Newton watercolors, selected for light fastness and
permanence, and #3 graphite on 140 lb. Arches cold
press fine grain 100% cotton watercolor paper
framed, including sales tax + shipping $135.00


Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Fog Rocks

Fog Rocks
during sunset at Sand Beach in Stonington, Maine
painted plein air on Sept 18, 2018
10" x 8" (w x h), Daniel Smith, Schmincke Horadam,
and Winsor & Newton watercolors, selected for light fastness
and permanence, and and Uniball waterproof fade proof ink on
140 lb. Arches cold press fine grain 100% cotton watercolor paper
framed, including sales tax + shipping $135.00


 

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Dinghy by Three Rose Hips Studies

Dinghy by Three Rose Hips
Study 2
on a foggy day at Green Head
overlooking the harbor in Stonington,
Maine painted plein air on September 17, 2018
10" x 8" (w x h), Daniel Smith, Schmincke Horadam, and
Winsor & Newton watercolors, selected for light fastness and
permanence, and Uniball waterproof fade proof ink on 140 lb. Fabriano
Artistico cold press fine grain 100% cotton extra white watercolor paper
framed, including sales tax + shipping $135.00

Dinghy by Three Rose Hips
Study1
on a foggy day at Green Head
overlooking the harbor in Stonington,
Maine painted plein air on September 17, 2018
10" x 8" (w x h), Daniel Smith, Schmincke Horadam, and
Winsor & Newton watercolors, selected for light fastness and
permanence, and Uniball waterproof fade proof ink on 140 lb.
Arches cold press fine grain 100% cotton watercolor paper
framed, including sales tax + shipping $135.00

Monday, September 17, 2018

Party of Four at Midnight


Party of Four at Midnight
at the Public Dock in Stonington Maine
in the fog painted plein air on September 16/17, 2018 

10" x 7" (w x h), Daniel Smith, Schmincke Horadam, and
Winsor & Newton watercolors, selected for light fastness and
permanence, and Uniball waterproof fade proof ink on 140 lb. Arches
Artistico cold press rough 100% cotton watercolor paper
framed, including sales tax + shipping $135.00



Setting up for the nocturne in the fog
at the Public Dock in Stonington, Maine.

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Rebekah Sitting Studies

Rebekah Sitting Study I
at our Kennebunkport, Maine ART group
painted on September 14, 2018
8" x 10" (w x h), Daniel Smith, Schmincke Horadam,
and Winsor & Newton watercolors, selected for light fastness
and permanence, and #3 graphite on 140 lb. Arches
cold press fine grain 100% cotton watercolor paper
framed, including sales tax + shipping $135.00



Rebekah Sitting Study II

at our Kennebunkport, Maine ART group
painted on September 14, 2018
8" x 10" (w x h), Daniel Smith, Schmincke Horadam,
and Winsor & Newton watercolors, selected for light fastness
and permanence, and Uniball waterproof fade proof ink on
140 lb. Arches cold press fine grain 100% cotton watercolor
paper framed, including sales tax + shipping $135.00


A Sampler of our ART group
This is a random sampler of art in progress at our figure ART group in Kennebunkport, Maine, seven of the nineteen artists with a live model on September 14, 2018. It's an eclectic group, fine artists. We relish our time together, enjoying music, chatting, feasting during breaks, all the time focused on our art.
 

1
Collage with Elizabeth Kelley
web site HERE
 

2
Oil with Richard Winslow
 

3
Watercolor with Janet Ledoux
web site HERE Facebook Art page HERE
 

4
Drawing with Charles A. Cramer
His book HERE
 

5
Watercolor with Hara Harding
 

6
Watercolor with Ellen Fisher
 

7
Ink with Brad Maushart
His f8 gallery HERE
 

On September 22, 2018 a memorial exhibition of one of our group's late artists who completed his journey through life last summer, watercolor painter DeWitt Hardy, will open at the Barn Gallery in Ogunquit, Maine HERE

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Cloud's Shadows Paint Mt. Esja


Cloud's Shadows Paint Mt. Esja
painted on August 8, 2018
17" x 12" (w x h), Daniel Smith, Schmincke Horadam, and
Winsor & Newton watercolors, selected for light fastness and
permanence, and Uniball waterproof fade proof ink on 140 lb. Fabriano
Artistico cold press fine grain 100% cotton extra white watercolor paper
framed including tax and shipping, $300.00


Eight Artist's Views of Mount Esja

(also called Esjan / The Esja), 3,000 ' / 914 m



1
Landscape, Iceland
Ásgrímur Jónsson (1876-1958)
In the background the island Viðey and the mountain Esja
Oil on canvas, 44" x 32" 90 (w x h), 1931 - 1933
"Ásgrímur Jónsson was one of the first artists in Iceland to make art his profession for a living. He was an honorary professor at the University of Iceland. In 1933 he was made Grand Knight of the Icelandic Order of the Falcon. He was an honorary member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Arts and Knight of Dannebrog, first class."
See thirty of his paintings in Wiki HERE
His biography at the National Gallery in Iceland HERE
See his home, now a museum in Reykjavik HERE

2
Mt. Esja
Derek Karl Mundell (1951- )
Watercolor
"Derek Karl Mundell moved to Iceland from England in 1976. He's lived in Iceland since then. He's a watercolor artist, painting and teaching in Iceland."
His web site HERE

3
Mt. Esja from Reykjavik Harbor
Tessa Perutz (1988- )
Oil on canvas, 14 x 11 inches, 2016
Mt. Esja from Reykjavik Harbor
"Tessa Perutz received her BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She lives and works in Brooklyn and Iceland. She's exhibited in the US and UK in multiple solo, two-person, and group exhibitions." Her web site is HERE. Interview with the artist HERE.

4
Klapparstígur (is a street in Reykjavík)
Louisa Matthíasdóttir (1917-2000)
Oil on canvas, 30" x 24", 1983
Reykjavík Art Museum
Louisa Matthíasdóttir is regarded
as one of Iceland's greatest painters.
Her estate web site is HERE
Her work in the Tiber de Nagy gallery is HERE
Her Wiki bio is HERE

5
Esja View
Temma Bell (1945- )
Oil on canvas
"For forty years Temma Bell, the daughter of painters Louisa Matthíasdóttir and Leland Bell, has produced vividly hued, rapidly brushed landscapes, still lifes, and figure paintings, all painted from observation at her upstate sheep farm or in Iceland, her mother's native home."
Her web site is HERE
A gallery show with a self-portrait of Temma is HERE
(She looks a lot like her mother, Louisa)
See Temma's favorite self-portrait by her mother HERE
and Temma's Facebook page HERE

6
Mt. Esja seen from Art Installation
Tussock Þúfa in Reykjavik Harbor

Ruth Kaldor (1951- )
Watercolor on paper, 2016
See her paintings of Iceland HERE
On Facebook HERE Instagram HERE Etsy HERE

7
Álfkona í Esjunni / Spirit of Mt Esja
Johannes Kjarval Iceland (1885-1972)
Oil on canvas
1957

8
The Pond Tjörnin and Mt. Esja
Óskar Thorarensen (1959- )
Watercolor on paper, 2010
See more of Óskar's work HERE
on Facebook HERE and his blog HERE