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Archive for the 'Farm Scenes' Category

Golden Fields at Olana

Posted by Jamie on June 12th, 2012

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Acrylic on Arches CP 140#
Painting sent in archival mat and backing board in polybag, all ready to go into any standard 16×20″ frame. Painting alone is about 11×15″. (Painting can be sent mounted to board and varnished at no extra charge, to be framed without mat and glass, if you prefer.)
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.
I love the variety of painting with all types of media on a large selection of supports. But there’s nothing like the glow of transparent pigments on white paper! This painting really captures the shimmering golden fields at Frederic Church’s Olana estate. I went there in the morning and the purple flowers I’d seen just a week or two before were completely gone, replaced by bright yellow flowers blooming profusely. I took a bunch of photos before it started to rain, then headed back to the studio, where I painted this from one of the photos.

Spring Skiing at Hunter Mountain

Posted by Jamie on February 26th, 2012

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Golden Fluid Acrylics on archival, sized matboard
$130.00 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 was driving by Hunter Mountain a couple of weeks ago on a little side road. The only snow visible was the snow up on the ski slopes! This has been such a mild winter that it reminded me of the way the landscape looks for spring skiing. I loved this scene and composition. I snapped a photo of it from the car and painted it at home from the photo.

Quackers

Posted by Jamie on November 21st, 2011

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This painting is sold with the easel as shown below (quarter is for size reference):

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It is painted around the sides, so no frame is needed:

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3×6″, Acrylics on gallery wrapped canvas, easel included with purchase
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

I was painting by a pond one day and these adorable ducks were following me around everywhere! They posed for a number of fabulous photos, which begged to be painted. I thought this one would make a great holiday gift, so I painted it as a long format miniature. It can be set on its easel on a tabletop or mantle, or hung on a wall. Since it’s on gallery wrapped canvas and painted on all sides, it doesn’t need a frame.

Below is an image that you can click on to see the painting a bit larger:

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Backlit Meadow in Fall

Posted by Jamie on October 26th, 2011

Click image for a larger, clearer view:

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About 7×9″, Watercolor on paper
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

I paint this scene at least once or twice every year as the morning sun streams through the backlit trees. I never get tired of it! This was my first time painting it in watercolor. I did a miniature first, which I’ll post tomorrow, and then this slightly larger version. I feel like I’m finally getting that sparkle in my watercolor work that I’ve been chasing for so long!

Fall from the Top of Hunter Mountain

Posted by Jamie on October 19th, 2011

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5×7″, Oils on archival linen panel
$130.00 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.

The red in the distance in the image above isn’t as strong in the painting as it’s showing on my monitor, but when I adjust that, the foreground goes green! So, you’ll just have to imagine that distance as being much softer in the actual painting.

My husband and I took the “Skyride” (chair lift) up to the top of Hunter Mountain, then spent a few hours hiking at the top and taking photos. Since we were able to ride up there, I brought along some painting supplies. However, I was having way too much fun chatting and walking, having a picnic, and snapping photo references to pull out the paints. This was done from one of my photos instead. My husband is just now downloading his photos taken that day with his Nikon. I’ve been peeking over his shoulder and there are definitely some there I want to paint also!

By the Pond at Olana

Posted by Jamie on September 30th, 2011

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5×7″, Watercolor on 140# Arches Rough
$100.00 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.

Dramatic skies ruled the day! This lovely pond lies across from the red barns at Olana and has beautiful views from all around.

Miniature Painting of View Near the Olana Barns

Posted by Jamie on September 29th, 2011

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1.75×4″, watercolor on Arches Rough 140lb. paper, mounted on 5×7″ archival matboard to pop into a standard frame
$100.00 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.

This is a miniature watercolor of the scene I posted yesterday. Everybody has room for one of these little gems. They look charming either framed and hung, or displayed on tabletop easels. This was also painted on location at Frederic Church’s Olana estate, a home of the Hudson River School movement.

View Near the Olana Barns

Posted by Jamie on September 28th, 2011

Click image for a larger, clearer view:

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4×10″, watercolor on Arches Rough 140 lb. paper, with archival ivory custom mat and backing board (8×14″)
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

I love this vantage point down by the barns at Olana, with the eastern view. I’ve done three oil paintings from here, but always wanted to do a longer format. So, here it is in watercolor! I did a miniature version too, which I’ll post tomorrow or Friday. My husband was taking a photography workshop here, so I got to hang out and paint!

Mount Merino from Olana No. 4

Posted by Jamie on September 26th, 2011

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This painting is already matted to 12×16″, with an archival custom ivory mat and backing board in an archival polybag. It will fit any standard 12×16″ frame. The painting is watercolor, done on 1/8 sheet (7.5×11.25″) on Arches Rough paper.

$290.00 plus $20 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.

After doing the three miniatures shown over the past few days, I did a larger version, borrowing from what I liked in the others, as well as responding to changing lighting at the scene. I really wanted to convey the glistening hillside in the afternoon sunlight.

Here’s an image you can click on for a larger, clearer view:

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Mount Merino from Olana No. 3

Posted by Jamie on September 25th, 2011

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About 3.5×5″, watercolor on Arches paper, double matted to 5×7″ to fit in any standard 5×7″ frame.
$100.00 plus free 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 the third in a series of four small watercolor paintings of Mount Merino, painted on location at Olana (home of Hudson River School artist Frederic Church). It is double matted to pop right into a standard 5×7″ frame.

Mount Merino from Olana No. 2

Posted by Jamie on September 24th, 2011

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About 3.5×5″, watercolor on Arches paper, double matted to 5×7″ to fit in any standard 5×7″ frame.
$100.00 plus free 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 the second in a series of four small watercolor paintings of Mount Merino, painted on location at Olana (home of Hudson River School artist Frederic Church). It is double matted to pop right into a standard 5×7″ frame.

Mount Merino from Olana No. 1

Posted by Jamie on September 23rd, 2011

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About 3.5×5″, watercolor on Arches paper, double matted to 5×7″ to fit in any standard 5×7″ frame.
$100.00 plus free 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 did a series of small watercolor paintings from Olana over the past week. The home of Hudson River School painter Frederic Church is a place near and dear to my heart. I’ve been wanting to paint this hillside view toward Mount Merino for a long time! It was done from one of the carriage roads on the property. I was drawn to the way the near hillside is illuminated in the sunlight, framed by Mount Merino behind it.

This painting has been double matted so that you can pop it into any standard 5×7″ frame.

From the Field at Riga Farm

Posted by Jamie on August 2nd, 2011

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5×7″, Oils on archival linen panel
$130.00 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 to paint at my friend Melissa’s family farm, and was captivated by this composition from the field, with the fence line leading to the barn. There’s so much to paint there. She has the sweetest cows, who will lick you to death if you dare to cross the fence line!

Distant Farms from Olana

Posted by Jamie on July 18th, 2011

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5×7″, oils on oil primed linen panel
$130.00 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.

Usually when I’m at Olana, I’m painting the famous vista of the Hudson River. But this time I walked along a side trail and was captivated by the view of distant farms, and the bands of cool and warm colors in the landscape. Frederic Church was one lucky painter to be able to walk these hills every day!

Story Farm

Posted by Jamie on June 22nd, 2011

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5×7″, Oils on Raymar linen panel
$125.00 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.

This is the farm in Catskill where I get all my fresh fruits and vegetables when I’m upstate.

Amenia Overlook in Watercolor

Posted by Jamie on June 8th, 2011

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7×10″, Watercolor on Strathmore 500 Aquarius II paper
$100.00 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.

This little watercolor was painted on location in Amenia, New York.

Hudson Valley River of Grass

Posted by Jamie on June 6th, 2011

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5×7″, oils on archival oil primed linen panel
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

I was painting up in Amenia, New York today. This distant view looked like a winding river of grass through the hills! There were a lot of clouds in the sky, which were forever changing the lights and darks in the landscape. I liked it best when the light illuminated the “river”, and tried to capture those moments in the painting.

Afternoon in the Orchard

Posted by Jamie on May 20th, 2011

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8×10″, Acrylic on canvas
$250.00 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.

This painting was started on location in the apple orchard at Lasdon Arboretum in Somers, New York. I was about a half hour away from completion when thick clouds moved in and it started to rain! I had to pack up quickly and return home. Fortunately, I got a photo while the light was still good, and finished it from the photograph.

Last Call for Sunflowers

Posted by Jamie on September 20th, 2010

Click image for a larger, clearer photo of the painting:

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8×16″, Oils on sealed, primed hardboard
$395.00 plus $20 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 that time of year when hard frost can hit at any time up here, and that’s the end of the road for the beautiful sunflowers. When my husband told me that he saw a beautiful field of them up on Route 82 in Hudson, I just had to go check it out. I painted them this morning while they were still in full bloom. Although I’d love to get one more crack at a sunflower field this fall, it’s likely that this one is the “last call”!

The fields are starting to change color, and there are hints of reds and maroons in some of the trees. The wind was so strong today. My Soltek easel easily stood its ground, but my brushes and other supplies were blowing all over the place. The wind was a reminder that cold weather is on the way. I’m trying to get in as much plein air painting as I can before it gets too cold. The season of peak color seems to fly by so quickly, as if I wake up one morning and all the leaves are gone, and it’s freezing outside.

Red Mailbox Flags on a Country Road

Posted by Jamie on September 9th, 2010

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8×16″, Acrylics
$395.00 plus $20 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.

My friend Melissa invited a group of us to paint at her family farm in Millerton, NY. It was hard to choose what to paint because there were so many beautiful scenes in this charming valley between two mountains, but the red mailbox flags against the blue house, with the country road and layers of fields, was my first choice.

Catskill Serenade

Posted by Jamie on August 22nd, 2010

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Catskill Serenade
16×20″, Golden Fluid Acrylics on archival board
$695.00 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.

Here a clickable image, if you’d like to see a larger version of the painting:

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This painting features a view of the famous of Kaaterskill High Peak and Round Top mountains as seen from the Hudson Valley, where one enters Kaaterskill Clove. I did a small, 6×8″ version of this scene a few weeks ago and liked it so much that I returned to do a larger version.

Click image to enlarge:

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16×20″, Acrylics on archival board
$695.00 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.

I went back up to the Catskill Mountain House site, eager to do a larger painting overlooking the Hudson River Valley from up there. It was a fairly overcast morning, and looking out from the cliff’s edge, the most striking feature below me was the silver ribbon of the Hudson River off in the distance. The Berkshire Mountains merged into the sky beyond the river. Bits of farms and buildings peeked up from below as the morning went on and the haze started to lift, so I put some of those in too as they came into view.

This Canson MiTientes board has a fabulous surface texture, varnished to a beautiful sheen, and can be framed without glass like an oil painting. It’s my favorite surface for acrylics. Stay tuned for a special series on this surface sometime around November!

Red Barns Beside the Creek

Posted by Jamie on August 12th, 2010

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9×12″, Oils on sealed, primed hardboard

$350.00 plus $20 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 was another painting done pulled off to the side of a country road while out exploring. I love this scene and definitely want to go back to do a larger version sometime. I’ll bet it will be even more beautiful in fall, but then again, winter would be gorgeous with the red barns against the white snow. This time of year, I’m usually so tired of the green, green, green of summer; but this summer I seem to have found lots of elements to balance the greens in my paintings, and I will actually be sad to see summer come to an end.

Gathering Storm at Story Farm

Posted by Jamie on July 25th, 2010

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8×12″, Oils on sealed, primed hardboard
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

This is the farm where I buy all my fresh produce. Nestled in the Hudson Valley just to the east of the escarpment of the Catskills, they have acres and acres of strawberries, corn, zucchini, and all other kinds of vegetables. The beautiful setting against the mountains is an artist’s dream, and it makes for a dramatic scene under any weather conditions. I happened to catch it this time just as a storm was getting underway. I took a picture and then painted it from the photo, under the roof of my patio in the rain.

Morning Peaks — Catskill Mountains

Posted by Jamie on July 18th, 2010

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6×8″, Oils on sealed, primed hardboard
$165.00 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.

It may seem like I’ve fallen off the face of the earth lately, but actually I’ve been so busy painting that I haven’t had a chance to post the paintings! This painting of Kaaterskill High Peak and Round Top was done very early one morning. The contractor who is building my new studio wanted to beat the heat and cut through a masonry doorway at 6:30am! That gave me good incentive to make the most of the early light in the mountains.

There were cows out in the field. I was hoping they’d come close enough for me to be able to see them well enough to put them into the painting, but they stayed way off in the shade. Of course, as soon as I was finished, they all sauntered over to the fence to say hello and see the finished product!

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Farm in the Valley

Posted by Jamie on June 28th, 2010

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12×24, Oils on sealed, primed hardboard
$720.00 plus $30 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.

If you think you already saw this recently, you did! I decided to work on it more in the studio, so above is (hopefully!) the final image of the completed painting. These long, horizontal formats show so small on the blog page, so here is another image that you can click on to enlarge it a bit:

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I love this view of the barns against the eastern escarpment of the Catskill Mountains. This was painted on location, on this warm, breezy day of changing clouds and moving light. I loved the contrast in color temperature between the orangy fields and blue-green mountains, with the red spots of color contributing a nice focal point.

Grazing

Posted by Jamie on June 14th, 2010

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16×8″, Oils on canvas covered hardboard
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

While driving around Amenia, New York with Tarryl last week, we came upon this wonderful hillside with cows grazing and a converted barn at the top. We pulled our cars over to the side of the road to take photos. The cows were extremely friendly and came right up to us. The owner of the house came out and told us that this cow’s name is Mary. (I don’t remember the name of the calf.)

I love these 1:2 ratio compositions, but it can be difficult to find one that works vertically for a landscape. This one gave me the perfect opportunity, with the house set up so high on the hillside, and the cows down below.

My palette for this painting was the same as yesterday’s, with the addition of Williamsburgh Cadmium Yellow Light and some RGH Transparent Yellow Oxide.

Impressions of the North Salem Open Land Foundation

Posted by Jamie on March 29th, 2010

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11×15″, Watercolor on Arches 140# hp
$295.00 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.

This was painted from a photo taken at the North Salem Open Land Foundation on Baxter Road, one of my favorite places to stroll and paint.

Morning at Tilly Foster Farm — large oil painting

Posted by Jamie on December 7th, 2009

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24×36″, Oils on stretched canvas
$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 has been a long time in process. It started out with a small monochrome study, followed by a color study, both completed on location. I then did an intermediate stage in the studio at 1/2 each dimension of the large painting. (Intermediate size was 12×18″.)

After a day and a half of working on the large painting in the studio, I took it back to the location a week or so later to work on it outside, where I could gather more information directly from the source once again. I felt lots of things were improved after that session of on site painting, but it still wasn’t finished.

I’ve put in more time on it here and there as it’s sat on the big easel in my studio, and I think I can finally call it finished! Here it is up on my studio easel during today’s session, with the studies next to it for reference. The studies are a progression toward the finished painting, but as you can see, I changed things that I wanted to improve upon in each version.

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Old Truck on the Farm

Posted by Jamie on September 2nd, 2009

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8×10″, Golden OPEN Acrylics on Canson board with backing board (To be framed without glass like an oil painting.)
$260.00 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.

What was I thinking? I sat in the blistering hot sun at Tilly Foster Farm for hours to paint this. Even with my large beach umbrella for shade, the heat was too much. When I was finished, I walked over to where my smart friends were painting, under the shade of a huge tree! It felt 20 degrees cooler there. The great subject matter of this old truck was more than I could resist, even in the heat. The hay bales were glistening in the morning sun, and the large barrel of flowers provided the final, beautiful touch.

My palette for this painting:
Naples Yellow
Cadmium Yellow Primrose
Pyrrole Red
Transparent Red Oxide
Ultramarine Blue
Phthalo Blue
Jenkins Green
Titanium White