Friday, September 20, 2013

Plein Air Painting in the Adirondacks

This summer has been a busy one with several short trips, but the major one was to an amazing week-long paint-out in the Adirondack mountains in upstate New York.   The publisher of Fine Art Connoisseur and Plein Air Magazines, Eric Rhodes, hosted his "Publisher's Invitational" with 100 artists painting the beautiful landscape for a week in late June.  I met my painting sister, Peg, who lives in Oregon and an artist friend there, and we had a ball with all the other painters from all over the country.  We stayed at Paul Smith College on St. Regis Lake, making day trips to lakes, rivers, and vistas.  The following two paintings are the lake from the deck of the college.

"Adirondack Lake Point"  9" x 12", oil on canvas panel $400 framed

"Adirondacks St. Regis Lake"  9"x 12", Oil on Canvas panel  $400 framed

"Adirondacks Placid Lake"  11" x 14", Oil on Canvas panel  $400 framed

This next painting is the one in progress on my easel. 

"Adirondacks Bog River Falls"  9" x 12", oil on canvas panel,  $400 framed

"Adirondacks St. Regis Falls"  11" x 14", oil on canvas panel $400 framed

With heavy rains all spring, the pounding and roaring of the falls was so exciting.  I wanted to capture the force of that river.  This was the last painting of the trip and what a way to end it!  All of these paintings are now on display at the Brown County Art Guild in Nashville, IN through the fall.  If  you want to inquire or comment on these paintings,  you can email me at, and you can see all of my paintings on my web site  Thank you for viewing my art works.