Sept. 8-10 (Tues.-Thurs.)
    Acrylic and Oil
    In the studio and plein air 140730 Olana 20x30 ac scene
    I'll be teaching a three day landscape painting class at Olana (in Hudson, NY) from September 8-10, 2015. It will run daily from 10am-4pm. I am only taking 12 participants, so be sure to save the dates and sign up early. It's now up on the Olana website. You can read more about it and register by clicking this link.

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


    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!


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9×12″, acrylic on paper, matted to 12×16″ and framed (included in price)
$275.00 plus $25 shipping and insurance within the Continental United States. Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com for International purchases or with any questions. For local sales, shipping charge will be allocated to NYS Sales Tax.

My husband and I rented a rowboat over the summer at North South Lake. As we were rounding a bend in the lake, we spooked this Great Blue Heron. I managed to capture a quick photo of him just as he was about to take flight. In looking through my images the other day, I thought this would make a great abstracted painting, with lots of movement, color complements, and contrasts. This 9×12 acrylic will probably be the predecessor to a larger version in the near future!

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