Author Archives: cindihandy

December Art Show

Beginning today, I have 13 paintings on display at the Saratoga Springs Public Library (13650 Saratoga Avenue). The library gallery is currently open Monday – Tuesday, 3-7 pm, and Wednesday – Saturday, 1-5 pm. The show is entitled Colors of … Continue reading

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Sheltered Cove

I finally finished my watercolor painting, Sheltered Cove. I began this painting back in May, but with my kids home from school and space at a premium, I got very little painting done the last several months. In a year … Continue reading

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2020 Summer Art Shows

The Colonie Art League is having their summer show online this year. My painting, Golden Pool, is among the 72 local artists that have works in the show. Click on the individual images to view the true dimensions of each … Continue reading

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Enchanted Wood – Part 2

To continue with my painting’s progress… I built up the foliage and started on the pine needles, which was the part I was most excited about painting. The pine needles required 6-8 layers of different colored paint and markings. The … Continue reading

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Enchanted Wood – Part 1

My latest watercolor painting is based on a photograph I took last summer, while canoe camping on the Raquette River, in the Adirondack Mountains. I was drawn to the scene by the strong shadows, created by the early morning sun, … Continue reading

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Golden Pool

My latest watercolor painting is entitled Golden Pool. This piece is based on a photo I took last fall during a wonderful trip to the Shawangunk Mountains (a.k.a. The Gunks). The weather was bright and sunny, and the fall foliage … Continue reading

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Expressions 2020 Show

I’m very pleased to announce that my painting Windows on the World has been juried and accepted into the Expressions 2020 Art Show at the Shirt Factory Gallery, in Glens Falls, NY. Unfortunately, due to the current circumstances, the show … Continue reading

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All the Little Details – Part 3

Now for the final touches on my painting. Some artists would be aghast by my next decision to paint every brick… But in keeping with my intention to highlight all the details of this wonderful old building, I choose to … Continue reading

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All the Little Details – Part 2

Following the competition of the door, I painted the door cornis and window sills. I also rewet the stairs and removed as much color as I could, since I was unhappy with the original colors. I then repainted the stairs … Continue reading

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All the Little Details – Part 1

I finally finished my latest watercolor painting! I began painting this piece back in December of last year. It is entitled Autumn Welcome and is based on a photograph my daughter took last September, in the Stockade area of Schenectady, … Continue reading

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