Author Archives: cindihandy

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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2020 Pruyn House Art Show

The 2020 Pruyn House Juried Art Show is now open. My watercolor painting, Magnolias, is on display along with 45 other local artists. The show will be on display through the end of March. The historic Pruyn House is located … Continue reading

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North East Watercolor Society Show

The North East Watercolor Society’s Annual Juried Show is now open. I have two paintings, End of the Road and Emerald Oasis, that were juried into the show. The exhibit is be on display from now until March 13th at … Continue reading

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Colonie Art League Show

The Colonie Art League held its opening for their 2019 Members Art Show yesterday. My painting Canton Bazaar was awarded an honorable mention in the Judges’ Circle. Over 80 works of art are on display in this show, along with … Continue reading

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