Wednesday, July 15, 2009


Acrylic sketch on 140lb. watercolor paper, mounted on a note book. I think the time has come that I do some serious work. All of this sketching is lots of fun, but it's time to paint and not post for awhile. Happy painting everyone.

10 comments:

  1. Joan, that is so beautiful. I do love your work. Where is the Percy Williams cottage and what is its history? This painting is perfect. Where are you exhibiting next? PS - Don't feel obligated to respond if you are not posting for awhile. - cjc

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  2. Hi cajun,

    Thank you for stopping by and the compliment on my art. Percy Williams cottage I painted with a group. It was at the The Grange Historical Park in Sayville on Broadway Ave. I will be doing a series of these buildings. Didn't have time to take notes on the history, will be going back to do so. Cajun, I will be at the Jamesport Vineyard this weekend. July 18th, rain date July 19th, hope to see you there.

    Best
    Joan

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  3. Quite lovely, Joan. Wish I could visit Sayville again. Actually, live there again, too.
    Thanks for the award!:-) What a nice surprise to return to after two weeks away from blogging. I am touched. Enjoy your break and come back soon, letting us know how the larger pieces are going. Happy Painting!

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  4. Joan, this is one of my favorite works of yours. It is dreamy and romantic and I just love it.
    xxooo

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  5. Nice one Joan. Sorry you won`t be Blogging
    for a while. All the best with what you are about to do.
    Vic.

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  6. These are charming studies. You're a smart lady to keep a sketchbook handy!

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  7. Your sketches are truly wonderful, Joan. Looking forward to seeing your new paintings when you return! :-) (I'm having trouble finding easel and computer time, so I know what you mean).

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  8. you are doing some nice sketches and am looking forward to what you are calling some serious painting.
    I got to work with John Pitcher on several different occassions who is a master at sketch book art. Check him out on google sometime. I sure learned a lot from John.

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  9. Go Joan! Post when you have time, we'll be looking forward to it.
    Just paint!

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  10. Your sketches ARE art!!!
    They are wonderful... AND as you know they add to the "formal" work you do!!
    Thank you for sharing them!!

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