Monthly Archives: July 2012

A Natural Flow

6x6in. Oil on linen/panel
$125 + S/H.

Strokes of Light

6x6in. Oil on linen/panel.
$125 + S/H.

Diary of a Plein Air Painter #7

Nature’s Power, 6x6in. Oil on linen/panel. You may bid on this painting here. Tuesday, July  24, 2012 Big Island, Nova  Scotia 10:15am-12:00pm Well it has certainly been an adventure of sorts today! While heading to my location, I ran into a detour on the highway which took me approximately 30 minutes away from my destination. Once […]

Diary of a Plein Air Painter #6

(My set up.) Saturday, July21,2012 Powell’s Pt. Park, Nova Scotia. 9:20am – 1:15pm Warmer temperatures were a welcome companion after cooler days. I have earned this awesome perch today after trudging down a rickety and worn out pathway. Lifting my cart over fallen trees and stepping through overgrown brush preceded my arrival. But, oh the […]

Diary of a Plein Air Painter #5

The beginning. (Click to enlarge) July 18, 2012 MacLellan’s Brook, Nova Scotia. 7:00-8:15 pm On the spur of the moment I went scouting around this evening looking for future scenes to paint. As I drove past a gated driveway, I was suddenly struck by the lighting behind it. Strong evening light burst forth onto the […]

Paint Peggy’s Cove Event!

Summer Days Are Numbered 8x10in. Oil on linen/panel (One of the three paintings on display in the Art Exhibit this Weekend.) On Saturday and Sunday, July 14 and 15th I will be participating in 2 day plein air painting event at Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia. There will be approximately 30 artists working in various mediums […]

Fairytale Land

You may bid on this painting here. Fairytale Land It is a crisp Spring morning and I have come to marvel at the columbine that have grown wild within green foliage. The farmstead has long disappeared, but remnants of floral plantings have multiplied and grown wild. There is a magical feeling as they dance merrily […]

Diary of a Plein Air Painter #4

July 10, 2012 Powell’s Point Park, Nova Scotia 9:15-11:00 am It is a peaceful summer morning. The sky is  clear blue and it is a comfortable temperature–a perfect morning to paint en plein air! For several years now, I have been enchanted with a grouping of wild rose bushes scattered along the shoreline. I love […]

Blue Beauties

3x3in. Oil on linen/panel

Diary of a Plein Air Painter #3

Friday,  July 6,2012 Powell’s Point Park, Nova Scotia 7:30pm After a few days of overcast weather, a clear evening has arrived. I love how calm the park is tonight. It is late evening and I must choose my subject quickly. Strong light on the side of a distant house and its reflection on the sandbar’s […]

Diary of a Plein Air Painter #2

(My subject–Gorgeous Delphinium! ) (Click Images to Enlarge) Wednesday, July 4,  2012 Plymouth, Nova Scotia I have toiled for several days in my gardens. Adding new additions to existing beds is always exciting. I am so happy I bought these gorgeous colored delphinium yesterday. Before I planted them I thought I would take advantage of […]