Friday, September 1, 2023

August 2023 Challenge: Summer Memories

"Buddies", 10x8 Acrylic by Kelley Carey MacDonald
A sweet summer day with Grandpa and Grandson having the Atlantic all to themselves.

"I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream For Ice Cream"8x8 Oil by Pamela Copeman

"Kind Of Blue" 30x26 Acrylic by Page Pearson Railsback

"Summer Hydrangea Flowers" 8"x8" Gouache by Margaret Farrell Bruno
I had a really fun time painting this plein air with gouache. I usually don't paint with this medium when painting plein air. I think I am finally catching on a bit. Looking forward to painting more outside with this medium and stretching my boundaries. 

"A Day Remembered, Camden WIP 8X8 gouache by Jeanne MacFarland

"Summer Memories- 11"x14" watercolor on paper by Sally Dean
SO many memories it was hard to pick.
"Feeding Time" gouache 7 x 9 by Jody Regan. We spend time each summer on Monhegan Island, Maine.  I love the sound of the gulls, and their movement, especially when they think one of them has found something delectable. This summer, one of the gulls joined me on our deck to watch me paint, and to listen to my music.  

“Maiden Voyage” 10” x  20” Acrylic by Victoria Chesley Brega
A study of one of my Brother’s first outings with his new vessel on an unusually cold August morning in Maine; The mist was rising as it does in early fall.

“First Place” 
watercolor by Mary Sheehan Winn
There are so many things to love about the Marshfield Fair and Horticulture Hall is one of my favorites. On a recent rainy day, a friend and I sat inside and painted this display of sunflowers. Traffic was minimal and we had the place pretty much to ourselves. Our Fair is awesome!

The Artist's Life

  "Aspirations" 14"X18" Water Media Study by Tori Chesley Brega  “Sometimes we soar, sometimes crash and burn;  striving...