I’ll be selling new watercolor paintings, some oldies but goodies, prints, notecards and postcards at the Island Agency in Stonington on Friday, July 6. It’s DIS Friday (Deer Isle-Stonington for the uninitiated), which goes from 5-7 pm in downtown Stonington.
Wine and hors d’oeuvres are inseparable from art, so I’ll have those on hand, too!
Here’s one of my favorite new paintings I’ll bring along:
It’s a scene from just past the causeway across from Scott’s Landing.
I’ll also bring along a couple of watercolors with more somber palettes. This one, for example, also shows a scene from the causeway, but in November.
It reflected my mood at the time. I believe our furnace had just gone on the fritz.
Changing Seasons, Changing Palette
I’ve noticed, though, that my paintings get darker and more muted in the winter, and brighter and sunnier in the summer.
For example, here’s a watercolor I did of the forest floor at the Island Heritage Trust’s Tennis Reservation.
I painted Tennis in April, when it’s cold and raw and overcast every single day. Or at least it seems like that.
But then comes summer and my palette gets a lot brighter — especially when the lupines come out.
Tomorrow at the Island Agency I’ll be selling matted prints of Lupine Madness, Deer Isle Morning and other paintings of Deer Isle for $20. I’ll also have prints of some paintings of interiors — which usually means cats.
Inventory isn’t my strong suit (I’m an artist, after all), but I will have some notecards and postcards for sale as well.
So please stop by the Island Agency tomorrow and check out my artwork.