Author Archives: cindihandy

2019 Pruyn House Art Show

Yesterday was the art opening for the 2019 Pruyn House Art Show. 56 local artists are represented in the exhibit. My watercolor painting, End of the Road, was awarded Honorable Mention. The show will be on display through May 1st. … Continue reading

Posted in Art Show | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Patience (continued) – Part 3

One thing that I avoided for several weeks was the purple “Canton Bazaar” banners. They required reverse painting and the symbols and lettering needed to match from one to another as closely as possible. Finally I came up with a … Continue reading

Posted in Work in Progress | Tagged | 6 Comments

Patience (continued) – Part 2

I started working on the right hand side of the paper next. I stayed aware of what objects go “on top” of other objects. Meaning that I painted background details in layers, then covered edges of them with objects in the … Continue reading

Posted in Work in Progress | Tagged | Leave a comment

Patience – Part 1

Over the past three months, I have been working on just one painting. My daughter took a great photograph of Chinatown, in San Francisco, last summer. The image shows the intersection of California Street and Sacramento Street, looking down many … Continue reading

Posted in Work in Progress | Tagged | Leave a comment

North East Watercolor Society 2019 Annual Juried Show

The North East Watercolor Society (NEWS) is having its annual juried show beginning today at Orange Hall Gallery and Loft. The gallery is located at 24 Grandview Avenue, Middletown, NY. Gallery hours are Monday – Thursday, 9 am – 8 … Continue reading

Posted in Art Show | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Stockbridge Show

Beginning today, I have 14 paintings displayed at the Stockbridge Library Museum and Archives. It is an absolutely lovely, restored building (founded in 1862), located at 46 Main Street, Stockbridge, Massachusetts (down the block from the Red Lion Inn). Please view their website for … Continue reading

Posted in Art Show | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Lone Pine

I’ve just completed my last watercolor painting for 2018. Entitled Lone Pine, this painting is based on a photograph I took in Kings Canyon National Park, in California. The pine on the edge of the cliff, as well as the trees … Continue reading

Posted in landscape, trees | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Saratoga Arts Annual Show

Tomorrow is the opening of the Saratoga Arts Annual Member’s Show. My painting, Winter Woods, will be on display, along with over 200 other local artists. The show runs November 10 – January 4 at the Arts Center Gallery, in … Continue reading

Posted in Art Show | Tagged , | Leave a comment

End of the Road

This watercolor painting is entitled End of the Road. It’s based on a photograph I took along the coast of Monterey in California, while vacationing there this past summer. The Monterey Cypress is well known for its unique shape bent by the … Continue reading

Posted in landscape, Rocks, trees | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

42nd Annual International Exhibition of Watercolors Opens

I got a sneak peak at the 42nd Annual International Exhibition of Watercolors yesterday and the paintings are amazing! I’m so honored to have been accepted into this show. The opening will be this Sunday, October 14th, from 2-4 pm at … Continue reading

Posted in Art Show | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment