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    If you haven't seen the two-DVD set, "The Impressionists", you don't know what you're missing!

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    I rented it from Netflix and absolutely loved it. It is an enactment of the lives of Monet, Renoir, Manet, Cezanne, Degas, and other Impressionist painters living at that time around Paris. Fascinating and eye-opening!





The Wedding Day

Posted by Jamie on December 1st, 2016

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8×10″, oil on linen panel
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

This commissioned New York City wedding scene was a surprise gift for the bride and groom from one of the guests at the wedding.

Birds Eye View

Posted by Jamie on November 19th, 2016

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6×9″ Acrylic on multi media board, mounted to aluminum panel, unframed
$180.00 plus $12 shipping and insurance within the Continental United States. For local sales, shipping charge will be allocated to NYS Sales Tax. Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com for International purchases or with any questions.

This painting features an expansive vista overlooking Candlewood Lake in Connecticut. There were long lake views in both directi161114-birds-eye-view-6x9-ac-600ons, and a western, sunset exposure to boot. I took so many photos when I was there, and can’t wait to do more paintings from them during the winter. I’ll return for some plein air versions when the weather warms up again. I’m calling this one Bird’s Eye View, but they could probably all have that title, with views in both directions that seem to go on forever.

Below is an image that you can click on for a slightly larger view of the painting:

Solo Exhibit at Who’s Cooking

Posted by Jamie on November 17th, 2016

14 Front Street
Croton Falls, NY

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Yesterday, I hung a solo exhibit at Who’s Cooking in Croton Falls, NY. Sixteen of my smaller paintings are there through the holidays. The image above shows many of my landscape paintings that are in the show. I’ve selected these because small paintings make such ideal holiday gifts. Everybody has a spot to hang a little gem! I’ll have paintings there until Spring, and will switch them out every month or so to provide new shows for customers and visitors. You can see the shows, and simultaneously pick up something for lunch or dinner.

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My popular little oil-painted bird portraits, in the gold/cherry, oval frames, are among the paintings in the show. My new camera has given me a much-needed advantage in getting reference images of these precious creatures!

Sepia-toned tree drawings are also represented in the exhibit:
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I’m sorry for the glare in the photo, but getting images through the glass on the drawings is challenging at best! If you’d like to be able to see each one better, you can check the link in the last paragraph below for the individual drawings on my website.

I plan to have some themed shows running after the holidays, such as sunrises and sunsets, and one of waterfalls in the Hudson Valley and Catskills. If you keep coming back from time to time, you’ll not only get to see new art shows, but you’ll experience the culinary wonders of the chefs at Who’s Cooking! It’s a fabulous lunch and take-out-dinner place, right near the Croton Falls Train Station. After hanging the show yesterday, I brought home baked cod with dill sauce for my dinner, steak for my husband, and a side dish of broccoli rabe. It was delicious. They also make the best homemade chicken pies I’ve ever tasted. I’m looking forward to sampling more from their menu. They are located at:

Who’s Cooking
14 Front Street
Croton Falls, NY

For those who are not within visiting distance, these paintings can also be purchased directly off my website and mailed to you. Click this link, then scroll down to see the individual paintings and prices with shipping. Please note that some of the website prices are different from the prices posted at the show. The paintings do not always include the frame if they are being shipped (though some do), whereas all of those in the show are sold framed. It will state on each painting post if the frame is included when sold from the website. Framing is always available at an extra cost if a the frame is not included. Website prices include shipping charges, but not New York State Sales Tax. If you are within NYS, sales tax will also apply. If you have any questions, just email me – JamieWG(at)aol.com. I hope those of you who are close enough will get over to Who’s Cooking to see the show!

Weathered Maple with mat and custom frame

Posted by Jamie on November 9th, 2016

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16×12″, drawing media on Rives BFK paper (archival rag paper), custom matted and framed (included in price)

$280.00 plus $25 shipping and insurance within the Continental United States. For local sales, shipping charge will be allocated to NYS Sales Tax. Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com for International purchases or with any questions.

This is one of the many stunning, old trees at Olana, home of Hudson River School painter Frederic Church. This tree is right near the site of Church’s old studio. I went on a drawing/painting spree with trees this year, and especially enjoyed working in these warm sepia colors on toned paper.

This drawing is one of a series of three trees, all done in the same sepia tones. The other two will be posted over the next two days. They can be purchased individually, or subtract 20% if you’d like to have all three to hang as a triptych. They are framed with identical ivory mats and gorgeous custom gold frames, and make a beautiful grouping in a classic style.

Weathered Pine with mat and custom frame

Posted by Jamie on November 8th, 2016

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16×12″, drawing media on Rives BFK (archival rag paper), custom matted and framed (included in price)

$280.00 plus $25 shipping and insurance within the Continental United States. For local sales, shipping charge will be allocated to NYS Sales Tax. Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com for International purchases or with any questions.

This weathered pine leans over North South Lake, nestled in the Catskill Mountains. I loved its character, and the opportunity to draw in the company of friends on a beautiful day by the lake.

This drawing is one of a series of three trees, all done in the same sepia tones. One was posted yesterday, and the final one will be posted tomorrow. They can be purchased individually, or subtract 20% if you’d like to have all three to hang as a triptych. They are framed with identical ivory mats and gorgeous custom gold frames, and make a beautiful grouping in a classic style.

Weathered Cedar with mat and custom frame

Posted by Jamie on November 7th, 2016

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16×12″, Drawing media on Rives BFK (archival rag paper), custom matted and framed (included in price)

$280.00 plus $25 shipping and insurance within the Continental United States. For local sales, shipping charge will be allocated to NYS Sales Tax. Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com for International purchases or with any questions.

A few days ago, I posted a painting of a tree from Olana, titled Cedar Overlooking the Hudson. This is a drawing I did of the same tree. As I said previously, I can’t seem to get enough of this one!

This drawing is one of a series of three trees, all done in the same sepia tones. The other two will be posted over the next two days. They can be purchased individually, or subtract 20% if you’d like to have all three to hang as a triptych. They are framed with identical ivory mats and gorgeous custom gold frames, and make a beautiful grouping in a classic style.

Dressed in Blue

Posted by Jamie on November 5th, 2016

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5.5×8″, watercolor on Arches rag paper

$115.00 plus $10 shipping and insurance within the Continental United States. For local sales, shipping charge will be allocated to NYS Sales Tax. Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com for International purchases or with any questions.

I went painting with a group of artist friends in the town of Wappingers Falls. There were charming old houses all around. I settled into a shady spot close to my buddies, and did this watercolor of one of the classic village homes.

Cedar Overlooking the Hudson

Posted by Jamie on November 1st, 2016

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12×6″, acrylic on board

$250.00 plus $12 shipping and insurance within the Continental United States. For local sales, shipping charge will be allocated to NYS Sales Tax. Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com for International purchases or with any questions.

Unbelievable as it may seem, this is my fifth artistic rendition of this tree overlooking the Hudson River at Olana. I think after this, I’ll just start to title them by number as a series! Like the others, I painted it on location at Olana, home of Hudson River School artist, Frederic Church.

Last Light

Posted by Jamie on October 29th, 2016

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6×9″, acrylic on mixed media board, mounted to aluminum panel, unframed

$180.00 plus $12 shipping and insurance within the Continental United States. For local sales, shipping charge will be allocated to NYS Sales Tax. Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com for International purchases or with any questions.

I love this scene and have been playing with it in various color combinations for nearly two years. There are so many ways to interpret the composition in terms of light, season, focal point, and color palette, that I can’t seem to get tired of it! It’s a view of the lake at Innesfree Gardens. This most recent rendering is in fall colors, with the late day light striking the eastern hillsides and distant mountain before sunset. Below is an image you can click on for a slightly larger view of the painting.

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Cheerful Visitor – Cardinal with Frame

Posted by Jamie on October 26th, 2016

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7×5″ (9×7 including frame), oil on panel, framed as shown (included in price)

$180.00 plus $13 shipping and insurance within the Continental United States. For local sales, shipping charge will be allocated to NYS Sales Tax. Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com for International purchases or with any questions.

I had this cheery, red visitor in my yard. Cardinals are impossible to resist in any setting or season! The cherry and gold framing is included in the price of this painting, since it’s so difficult to find nice oval frames that can fit a particular painting! For these framed bird portraits, I cut the panels to fit the frames before I painted them!

Blackburnian Warbler – framed

Posted by Jamie on October 24th, 2016

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7×5″, oil on Ampersand Gessoboard, price includes frame as shown (Size is about 9×7″ with frame.)

$180.00 plus $13 shipping and insurance within the Continental United States. For local sales, shipping charge will be allocated to NYS Sales Tax. Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com for International purchases or with any questions.

This stunning Blackburnian Warbler showed up during a birdwalk this summer. I was lucky enough to get a great photo of him to use as a reference for this painting. I am loving these little birdies in the cherry/gold, oval frames!

Regal Sunset at Olana

Posted by Jamie on September 24th, 2016

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5×7″, Acrylic on linen panel

$140.00 plus $12 shipping and insurance within the Continental United States. For local sales, shipping charge will be allocated to NYS Sales Tax. Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com for International purchases or with any questions.

Sunset over the Hudson River, from the home of Hudson River School painter, Frederic Church.

Copper Sunrise

Posted by Jamie on September 20th, 2016

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24×36″, acrylic on Ampersand Gessoboard, framed

$3,500.00 plus $125 shipping and insurance within the Continental United States. For local sales, shipping charge will be allocated to NYS Sales Tax. Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com for International purchases or with any questions.

This painting was a long time in the planning! Several years ago, I went to a Hudson River overlook at Bear Mountain very early in the morning. It is on the western side of the river, so the sun was coming in toward me. The light streaming from the east silhouetted the land forms, and warm color streamed toward me from the eastern sky, reflecting in the water. I did a 5×7″ plein air, attempting to catch the fleeting light and color, while knowing it would all be gone in ten minutes. You can see that painting at this link.

Since then, I’ve done a few paintings based on that study, featuring the view over Iona Island and the warm, early morning light. The one at this link was a 6×9″ color study in golden hues. Another 6×9″ color study, with the orange hues as in the larger painting featured in this post, is currently at RiverWinds Gallery. I liked them both and it was hard to decide which one to go with for the large painting. In the end I decided to use the copper tones, building multiple layers of warm glaze colors over a monochrome underpainting.

Below is an image you can click on for a larger view of the painting.
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Summer Journey on the Hudson

Posted by Jamie on September 19th, 2016

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7×5″, oil on linen panel

$140.00 plus $12 shipping and insurance within the Continental United States. For local sales, shipping charge will be allocated to NYS Sales Tax. Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com for International purchases or with any questions.

It’s not often that I find a vertical composition I really like of a Boscobel scene. I usually paint that vista in a panoramic fashion, but the path of the marsh channels works well this way too. Maybe there is a new series of verticals coming!It would certainly be a different way for me to explore this landscape that I’ve been painting for so many years.

This was painted on location at Boscobel Restoration in Garrison, New York, toward the end of one of those stellar, long, summer days. The scene overlooks Constitution Marsh and the Hudson River. Helicopters were flying overhead in formation from West Point as I painted!

Hues of the Creek

Posted by Jamie on September 13th, 2016

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5×7″, oil on Ampersand Gessoboard

$140.00 plus $12 shipping and insurance within the Continental United States. For local sales, shipping charge will be allocated to NYS Sales Tax. Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com for International purchases or with any questions.

Last year, my husband and I drove through the Catskills beside the Schoharie Creek. At every possible pull-off from the road, we got out and explored the views. This vantage point was one of my favorites from that expedition. I loved the way the transparency in the water made all the rock forms visible, then turned to reflections farther off. The greens from the trees on the left also cast some reflection into the water. I was awestruck by the variety of color and types of light. I think I need to do a large version of this too. It’d be awesome as a 20×30 or 24×36!

Hudson Valley Golds

Posted by Jamie on September 11th, 2016

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6×9″, acrylic on panel

$180.00 plus $12 shipping and insurance within the Continental United States. For local sales, shipping charge will be allocated to NYS Sales Tax. Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com for International purchases or with any questions.

This painting is from a series of small works that I did as color studies for large paintings. It was painted with many transparent and opaque layers. A scene from Innesfree Gardens provided the inspiration for the painting, though numerous liberties were taken in the translation from location to photo and then to the painting. It is so representative of the beautiful scenery that surrounds us here in the Hudson Valley.

Hermit Thrush and Her Dandelion, framed

Posted by Jamie on September 10th, 2016

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7×5″ painting, oil on panel, framed in cherry/gold as shown. (Frame adds about 2″ in height and width.)

$180.00 plus $13 shipping and insurance within the Continental United States. For local sales, shipping charge will be allocated to NYS Sales Tax. Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com for International purchases or with any questions.

This adorable Hermit Thrush was posing next to our driveway when my husband and I went out for a walk. I stopped to take pictures, and she gave me a bunch of poses, turning so that I could photograph her from every angle! She was the cutest and most cooperative bird model I ever encountered. I’m sure I’ll be doing more paintings of her!

I cut the Ampersand panels for the bird paintings into ovals with a scroll saw, to fit these cherry and gold, oval frames. The oval shape seems to suit these bird portraits perfectly. I didn’t think anybody would be able to find frames to fit, so selling them already framed makes the most sense, and means that it’s ready to hang on your wall right out of the box.

Winter on the Hudson

Posted by Jamie on July 25th, 2016

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24×36″, acrylic on sealed archival foamboard
$2,800.00 plus $125 shipping and insurance within the Continental United States. For local sales, shipping charge will be allocated to NYS Sales Tax. Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com for International purchases or with any questions.

Many years ago, I went sketching with a friend along the Hudson River in Newburgh. It was a cold winter day, so we found a parking lot with a river view, and sketched from our cars with the heat running! There were geese swimming in the frigid, but still open water. I always wanted to do a large painting of this scene, with the bright sunlight streaming from the south and reflecting in the water. I decided to do this painting in blues and violets to give it the cold winter feeling I had on that day, while adding the violets to keep the color harmony, yet expand the color range.

Hazy Day in the Hudson Highlands

Posted by Jamie on July 23rd, 2016

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6×12″, oil on canvas board, unframed
$275.00 plus $15 shipping and insurance within the Continental United States. For local sales, shipping charge will be allocated to NYS Sales Tax. Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com for International purchases or with any questions.


Framing is available at an extra cost.

This was painted from private property overlooking the Hudson River in autumn on a hazy, overcast day. I ended up getting rained out, and finished it in the studio! It’s a view overlooking the northern section of the Hudson Highlands from Garrison. The scene takes in West Point, Cold Spring, Beacon, and beyond. I felt like I was up in the clouds!

Below is an image you can click on for a larger view of the painting.
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Turquoise Waters

Posted by Jamie on July 22nd, 2016

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24×36″, acrylic on sealed archival foam board
$2,800.00 plus $125 shipping and insurance within the Continental United States. For local sales, shipping charge will be allocated to NYS Sales Tax. Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com for International purchases or with any questions.

I wanted this Hudson River painting to depict the colors of a summer day on vacation, and to take me to that “happy place” with all the time in the world, and without cares. I think I captured the warm Caribbean feel I was after, while maintaining the strong sense of the Hudson that the mountains of the Hudson Highlands provide. The photo for this painting was taken out on the river near Beacon.

Below is an image that you can click on for a larger view of the painting.
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Golden Sunrise Color Study

Posted by Jamie on July 21st, 2016

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6×9″, acrylic on board, unframed
$180.00 plus $15 shipping and insurance within the Continental United States. For local sales, shipping charge will be allocated to NYS Sales Tax. Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com for International purchases or with any questions.


Framing is available at an extra cost.

I did a few color studies for a large painting, and this one came out so beautifully that I decided to finish it off and offer it for sale. The colors are so much more subtle and beautiful in real life. I love this scene overlooking the Hudson River and Iona Island from Bear Mountain, and have painted it in many seasons and different mediums, at different times of day. I’ve painted it on location and in the studio. I just can’t seem to get enough of it!

Summer Morning on the Hudson River

Posted by Jamie on July 14th, 2016

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6×12″, oil on canvas board, unframed
$275.00 plus $15 shipping and insurance within the Continental United States. For local sales, shipping charge will be allocated to NYS Sales Tax. Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com for International purchases or with any questions.

I spent a magical day painting at Boscobel. The weather was ideal, and a huge buck was staring at me from the distance. (Expect to see a painting of him soon!) There was tug and barge traffic out on the river, helicopter formations flying overhead from West Point, and good company with other artists. It’s hard to beat a day like that.

Below is an image you can click for a larger view of the painting.
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The Stone Church

Posted by Jamie on June 27th, 2016

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12×6″, acrylic on canvas board
$275.00 plus $15 shipping and insurance within the Continental United States. For local sales, shipping charge will be allocated to NYS Sales Tax. Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com for International purchases or with any questions.

Over the weekend, I visited The Stone Church in Dover Plains with my husband. It was such an exciting location that I couldn’t wait to paint there. I went back today to capture this vantage point. I finished just as light started to come into the interior of the cave from above. I can see that this would be a great spot to explore from many angles, and at different times of day too. It could be my new fave painting spot!

Autumn Hike

Posted by Jamie on June 18th, 2016

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6×9″, Acrylic on multi-media board mounted to hardboard
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

My husband and I were out hiking on a beautiful fall day in the Hudson Valley. I snapped a photo of this couple walking down the trail, which became a great painting subject. This painting went out to my Hudson Valley Hues solo show at RiverWinds gallery before I had a chance to put it up on my website, and has sold at the show. Thank you, RiverWinds! The show will run until July 3 for anybody who has not yet had a chance to go see it. The gallery is at 172 Main Street, Beacon, NY. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Monday, 12-6pm, closed Tuesdays.

Golden Morning at Vanderbilt

Posted by Jamie on June 13th, 2016

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SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

6×12″, oil on canvas board, framed

This was painted on location in the fall at the Vanderbilt Mansion in Hyde Park, New York. It’s one of my favorite places to paint, and I don’t get over there nearly often enough!

Violet Reflections

Posted by Jamie on June 8th, 2016

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24×36″, Acrylic on Ampersand Gessoboard, framed
$3,800.00 plus $125 shipping and insurance within the Continental United States. For local sales, shipping charge will be allocated to NYS Sales Tax. Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com for International purchases or with any questions.

This is another acrylic painting in my analogous palette series. It’s one of my favorites of the series. Below is an image you can click on for a larger view of the painting:
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Hudson Highlands in Autumn

Posted by Jamie on June 5th, 2016

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24×36″, Acrylic
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

I have painted this scene many times out on location in Beacon. It is where Fishkill Creek enters into the Hudson River at Madam Brett Park. Although beautiful in all seasons, the marsh and foliage blazes with warm color in Autumn. For that reason, I selected this scene to portray the “Red Orange” painting of my recent series, Hudson Valley Hues. The painting is currently available at RiverWinds Gallery (see link above), and will be offered at a special price only for the duration of the show.

Below is an image you can click on for a larger, clearer view of the painting. This painting was also the main image for the show card.

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Solo Show at RiverWinds Gallery in Beacon, NY!

Posted by Jamie on June 5th, 2016

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Dear Friends and Art-lovers,

I hope you can join me on Saturday, June 11 from 5-8pm at RiverWinds Gallery to celebrate the opening of my solo show, Hudson Valley Hues. I’ll have 11, 24×36″ paintings in the show, plus an assortment of new little ones just off the easel. I have been working on this series of paintings for two years. They are paintings of my favorite scenes throughout the Hudson River Valley. I’m so happy to finally be able to share and show them.

For those who cannot make it to the opening reception, the show will run from June 9 through July 3. The gallery is located at 172 Main Street in Beacon. Hours are Wednesday through Monday from 12-6pm. Please stop by and see the show if you can!

Jamie

Bannerman Castle

Posted by Jamie on May 4th, 2016

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5×7″, acrylic on sealed paper, mounted to canvas panel
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

This was painted as a fundraiser for Bannerman Castle Trust, and sold at their gala event a week or so ago. If you’ve never been to Bannerman Island and the castle ruins, you are in for a treat! You can take a boat trip and guided tour there. See their website for details by clicking here. It is one of those not-to-be-missed Hudson River adventures!
You can click here to see more of my paintings of Bannerman Island.

His Eye is on the Sparrow

Posted by Jamie on May 2nd, 2016

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7×5″ oil painting in a cherry and gold, oval wood frame
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

I’ve been wanting to do a series of bird paintings for such a long time! I bought a new camera with a long telephoto lens to get some good images to work with, and some beautiful, wood frames in cherry with a gold inner lip. Since it’s so difficult to get oval frames to fit, I figured I’d sell these already framed.

This first one is an Eastern Phoebe who has taken up residence under the gutter outside my kitchen window. The cute couple has a nest resting on a downspout there. This little guy is out there posing for me all the time. This one sold before I even had a chance to put it up here on my website, but there will be more to come soon if you’ve fallen in love with him.