Sunday, August 31, 2014

BEAR LIGHTHOUSE, MAINE WATERCOLOR PAINTING

BEAR LIGHTHOUSE, ME watercolor painting is 15 X 15 inches and is my entry for   Rhode Island Watercolor Society's show coming up September 6th to October 2nd.

“Not all those who wander are lost.”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

QUINEBAUG VALLE COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS SHOW


 

Quinebaug Valley Council for the Arts show of children's books and illustrations - open until August 31st - reception held on Sunday.   Also, two other artists and their work represented there.   Diane Hayes of Some Enchanted Evening  and J. Roach-Evans.  Nice day, wonderful friendly people. 
 Some of the other work in the gallery:





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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

SLATER PARK CAROUSEL WATERCOLOR PAINTING



SLATER PARK CAROUSEL watercolor painting is 11 X 14 inches.    Some history on the carousel:  it is called the Looff Carousel is a historic carousel which was built in 1895 by Charles I. D. Looff. The carousel was originally located in a carnival called Lee Funland in upstate, New York. The carousel was relocated to its present location at Slater Park in 1910 where it continues to operate.  Rides are $0.25 each--not much you can get for that anywhere else!    The Rhode Island Watercolor Society is right across the street where you can look at some beautiful paintings, not to mention the beautiful park and walking paths, playground. 

And the seasons they go 'round and 'round
And the painted ponies go up and down
We're captive on the carousel of time
We can't return we can only look behind
From where we came
And go round and round and round
In the circle game.”
Joni Mitchell, The Circle Game 



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Thursday, August 14, 2014

LITTLE BLUE BIRD WATERCOLOR PAINTING

 LITTLE BLUE BIRD watercolor painting is approximately 9 X 12.  The background is using the Daniel Smith duochrome paints, which has a subtle  little glimmer.  I used it for the color - the glimmer is an added interest factor which you can't see in the scanning of it.  The bird has such delicate colors the background had to be light as well.  

It is a perception that each of us is unique in the universe 
and yet shape, form and color remind us we are elements in nature –
 that we are all connected. 

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

LEOPARD WATERCOLOR PAINTING

 Leopard watercolor painting is 5 x 7 inches.    This is one of the paintings I did on vacation's otherwise beautiful rainy day.... 

The best thing one can do when it’s raining is to let it rain.
 ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Monday, August 11, 2014

VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS NAVY EMBLEM

NAVY EMBLEM is the last of five emblems for the five branches of service that  I have painted.  They will be placed on a memorial in Pawtucket to honor the Veterans of Foreign Wars.  When the project is completed, I will have more photos.   Lots going on....I have been away on vacation but did get some paintings done there so I will posting  Also, and upcoming show in Southbridge, Massachusetts of children book illustrations as well as a book signing.  More information on that as well. 

"It follows then as certain as that night succeeds the day,
 that without a decisive naval force we can do nothing definitive, 
and with it, everything honorable and glorious."
General George Washington

I just realized that I did not post two of the emblems.  So here is the US AIRFORCE EMBLEM:


And the US COAST GUARD:



Those who served, and those who continue to serve in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard took an oath to uphold and protect the Constitution against all enemies foreign and domestic, and we can never forget the importance of their commitment to our Nation.

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The Navy can lose us the war, but only the Air Force can win it. The fighters are our salvation, but the bombers alone provide the means of victPlease see the paintings purchasing information for some general information about pricing, or email me at bunnygriffeth@gmail.com and I will get back to you as soon as possible.

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