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Friday, April 27, 2012

"Cypress Line" SOLD

9"x12" Oil on Linen Panel
Sold at the "Local Color" Art Exhibit at the Footlight Players Theatre on Queen Street in Downtown Charleston

"Colonial Lake City Park" SOLD

8"x10" Oil on Linen Panel   SOLD

the sun came out just in time after some serious thunderstorms last night - the colors sparkled!

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

"Boat Landing at Sea Side" Gifted

9"x12" Oil on GessoBord brand panel  nfs - gifted

The farm at Sea Side also extends out to the creeks near the intercoastal waterway.  Today, as we painted out on the dock, we were joined by two boats of fishermen and dolphin alike!

"Flower Town's Spring Blossom"

8"x10" Oil on GessoBord brand panel

Summerville SC is also known as "The Flower Town" for which it hosts an annual springtime festival by the same name (also known as the "Azalea Festival").  This painting was painted and donated for an auction to raise funds for one of Summerville's finest grade (K through 8) schools: Trinity Classical Academy of Summerville.  These particular blooms grow in the historic town's square.

"Sea Side Road" SOLD

28"x22" Oil on Canvas SOLD
This painting was inspired by a small 10"x8" plein air study
I painted at Sea Side Farm a few years ago. 
The farm is full of so many gorgeous and picturesque views from which to paint; the greatest dilemma is: "which one??"

"Dappled Through the Oaks" SOLD

9"x12" Oil on Linen Panel   SOLD
Again we were blessed by Anne who invited us to her family's farm where the oaks are majestic and everywhere we looked there was beauty to behold!

"Spring, While We Chatted"

9"x12" Oil on Linen Panel
A dear friend of over 25 years called me as I painted this.  We no longer live near each other and our lives are full and demanding, leaving us little time to "just chat."  Often, we experience extended gaps of time between phone calls or visits.  
The weather was glorious and everything was in bloom.  Just as our friendship continues to blossom in an array of springtime color, we always pick up where we left off; and it doesn't matter how long our "winter" keeps us apart, our friendship grows with each passing season.