Friday, October 30, 2015

Sugar Pumpkin Baby

Happy Halloween!
. . . a sugar pumpkin from the local organic farm, Shortt's Farm and Garden, in Sandy Hook, Connecticut. Pulled out my old carving tools this morning and let the paint brushes sleep in.

Monday, October 26, 2015

Celestial Safety Net

Celestial safety net of clouds
a billowy comforter,
bestowing sweet dreams
upon earthly beings.

Back to Goose Island, on the Connecticut River, in Old Saybrook, the same glorious sunset that's appeared in the last several paintings. This painting is smaller, 12 3/4" x 10 3/4", created to fit a bodacious frame gifted to me by a very good friend. 

And a sneak peek of the frame, before the years of gray were cleaned from it's gold leaf details . . .

Questions, comments, and inquiries are welcome!

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Goose Island September Sunset

I'm continuously amazed at the interactions of light and water, especially light expressing itself as color through the vapor of clouds, or sliding over the convex/concave play of surface contours. Even the way frozen water refuses or ignores light, throwing back blinding white or revealing soul-chilling abysmal black.

This painting, finished and signed today, is a 22" x 29" acrylic on cold pressed watercolor stock. Reference photos were taken during a mid-September kayak excursion around Goose Island, on the Connecticut River, off Old Saybrook. 

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Thank you for taking the time to view my "gallery" of a blog. I hope you enjoyed what you saw and were able to glean a bit of inspiration from the experience.
 - Nancy Boudreau

Sunday, October 4, 2015