Author Archives: cindihandy

The Middle

Part 2: Now that the shrubbery was completed, I returned to the rocks, adding more details and color variations. In order to create the rough texture of the rocks, I used an old beat-up brush. I dry brushed the rocks … Continue reading

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The Beginning

Part 1: I’ve just completed another new watercolor painting. Unlike my last painting, this one took me only about a month to complete. As before, I took photos as I went along to track my progress. It was based on … Continue reading

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Upcoming Shows

Beginning today, I have 12 watercolor paintings on display at Saratoga Arts. The show will run through May 28th. Saratoga Arts, located at 320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY, is open Monday through Friday, 9 am – 5 pm and Saturday 11 … Continue reading

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Watercolor workshop

On Friday, May 17th, I will be teaching a watercolor workshop at the Vischer Ferry General Store, from 7-9 pm. During the workshop, we will be covering the techniques I use to paint a landscape in watercolors. Every participant will bring home their own … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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