Friday, June 18, 2010

"J.V. Fletcher" - 12 x 12 inches - oil on canvas - SOLD

I feel fortunate to live in a town with a nice library. I snapped a few photos one sunny Sunday afternoon and was inspired to paint this Westford landmark : the J.V. Fletcher library. I debated a long time about whether or not to include the parked car. I could have easily eliminated it but considering that there are almost always cars parked in front, I figured it was fitting to leave it in.

This Saturday, I'll be participating in the Strawberry n' Arts Festival on the Westford common as the Art on Main gallery is having a booth. If you live in the Westford area, be sure to stop by the festival. It is a great event with live music, many artisans, food vendors and, of course, Strawberry shortcake.

Saturday, June 12, 2010

"Long Sought for Pond" - 6 x 6 inches - oil on canvas - SOLD

This is a painting of "Long Sought for Pond", a really dopey name if you ask me. I guess someone was looking for it for a very long time and finally found it. It is actually more of a lake than a pond (does anyone know the difference?) and is popular spot for swimming, fishing and boating. I stood on the banks and painted for a couple of delightful hours.

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

"Blueberry Blues" - 6 x 6 inches - oil on canvas - SOLD

Just before heading to Art on Main for my weekly shift at the gallery, I rummaged through my refrigerator for something to paint. The cupboard was pretty bare but I managed to find these blueberries. I set them up on a small white plate next to the window. Two of the blueberries still have a small stem so I flipped them over, stem-side up, to add a bit of interest. I guess it isn't quite blueberry season yet as these little guys didn't taste like much of anything.