|Fresh Strawberries, 6x6 oil|
June 27, 2017
June 23, 2017
|Roadside Parking, 12x9 oil|
June 15-18 was the first annual Parrsboro International Plein Air Festival. Parrsboro is a friendly little seaside town on the Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia. I was one of the 35 artists painting in this juried event. We had specific boundaries to paint within every day. Our blank canvases/boards were stamped on the back at the beginning of the event, (to be sure that everyone started with a blank 'canvas').
This painting, 'Roadside Parking', is the first painting that I did. It was a beautiful sunny day. I managed to get two paintings done on the first day.
June 06, 2017
|The Last Peony, 9x12 oil|
The local Farmer's Market has started up this month. Two weeks ago there were only a few stalls selling goods. One selling mainly rhubarb, another last year's apples, and of course the one selling flowers. Although my garden is full of flowers, my peonies are not even close to blooming. I picked up a small bouquet of peonies, thinking how nice it would be to paint. Time got away from me and now I only have one left, which won't last very much longer.