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Archive for the 'Flowers, Gardens and Flowering Trees' Category

Cherry Blossoms Along the Hudson

Posted by Jamie on May 12th, 2008


16 x 20″, Oils on Canvas covered hardboard
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

This is a painting I did on location in springtime at Boscobel Restoration, enjoying the beautiful cherry blossoms along the path above the Hudson River. The painting is varnished, framed, and ready to hang on your wall!

Glorious Spring Day on the Hudson River

Posted by Jamie on May 10th, 2008

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16×20″, oils on canvas covered hardboard
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

Here are yet more spring flowers and trees from Boscobel Restoration in Garrison, NY. This was painted on location in the garden courtyard.

Cherry Blossom Day—Hudson River

Posted by Jamie on May 1st, 2008

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5×7″, Golden OPEN Acrylics on Ampersand Gessoboard
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

Today was one of those unexpected “bonus” days. It was supposed to be rainy and cold, but turned out to be warm and sunny! I packed up my gear and headed to Boscobel. I even remembered to bring my camera this time, so I’ve got lots of photo references of the gorgeous blooms to work from when the rain starts.

It’s too bad the blossoms are so short-lived, because I could paint these flowering trees overlooking the river for a couple of months without getting tired of them!

Spring from the Studio Window ACEO

Posted by Jamie on April 29th, 2008

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3.5×2.5″, Golden OPEN Acrylics on 100% cotton rag board (Shown above larger than life size!)
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

As a step along the path to curing my funk, I decided I’d do something “just for fun” today. Again it was raining out—a true northeast spring. Normally I’d sketch or paint in my sketchbook for fun, but I decided this time to do an ACEO-size painting (click here if you don’t know what that is) from my studio window. I had such a great time, and love this little painting to bits!

The image above is much larger than the actual painting. Depending on the size of your monitor and your screen resolution, the painting as shown below is probably closer to the real size. At this small size, it really shows how much detail the painting has. Isn’t it adorable? By the way, you can get standard size frames for these at Michael’s Arts and Crafts and other stores. They also look great on little table easels.

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Azeleas at the Arboretum

Posted by Jamie on April 28th, 2008

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5×7″, Golden OPEN Acrylics on Ampersand Gessoboard
$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.

It’s raining out today, but I’ve been in something of a painting funk and really wanted to break out of it today. I pulled out some spring photos that I took at Lasdon Arboretum and painted this one of the azeleas near the potting shed. It cheered me right up to paint spring colors! I set out way more colors than my usual limited palette and dipped into just about everything, though I could have easily painted this with just a few colors. It was that kind of day!
Titanium White
Naples Yellow
Cadmium Yellow Primrose
Cadmium Yellow Medium
Pyrrole Red
Cadmium Red Light
Alizarin Crimson
Quinacridone Magenta
Transparent Red Oxide
Chromium Oxide Green
Cerulean Blue Chromium Hue
Phthalo Blue
Ultramarine Blue
I’m sure I must be forgetting something!

Forsythia at the Barn

Posted by Jamie on April 17th, 2008

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5×7″, gouache on Fabriano Artistico rag paper, matted to 8×10″
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

This was painted at Muscoot Farm, Somers, NY, in the Hudson Valley. The forsythia was so colorful against the red barn that I had to stop in my tracks and paint it. The fields at Muscoot are newly plowed and all the animals were out enjoying the spring sunshine.

Forsythia and Evergreens—Streaming with Shelli

Posted by Jamie on April 14th, 2008

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5×7″, Golden OPEN Acrylics on Fabriano Artistico (rag paper) hp
$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.

My friend Shelli came up from New York City so that we could go plein air painting together for a couple of days. We were painting alongside the stream behind my house and she said, “Is this what you call ‘streaming’?” :)

For once I left the stream out of my painting. The recently-opened forsythia blossoms and evergreens caught my eye, along with the chunky textures of the big willow trunk. It was a gorgeous afternoon, but still very cold. In spite of the spring colors, I wondered if spring is really here. Maybe it’s just an optical illusion!

Spring Fever—Forsythia and Evergreens

Posted by Jamie on March 24th, 2008

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6×4″, oils, unframed (see below to mat to 8×10)
$100.00 plus $7 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.


Add $10 if you would like this painting double matted to 8×10″ for a standard 8×10 frame, and sent in a protective sleeve for coffee table ringbinder and larger box.

Daffodils and Birches

Posted by Jamie on March 19th, 2008

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16×20″, oils on canvas covered hardboard
$640.00 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.

Spring is on the way! This is a scene from Boscobel Restoration that I started a couple of years ago en plein air, but didn’t have time to finish on location. I pulled out the photo reference that I took at the time, and finished it up today. Better late than never. Now I can say that it took me two years to do this painting!

Strolling Among the Cherry Blossoms (at Boscobel)

Posted by Jamie on March 14th, 2008

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8×10″, oils on sealed, primed hardboard
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

This is another painting of a scene from Boscobel Restoration along the Hudson River in Garrison, NY. I started it on location last spring. I thought it was about time I pulled this out and finished it up, with spring on the way soon! I’m having a wonderful time pulling out these paintings that I never quite finished. As time passes, our ideas simmer and develop. It’s been great to now infuse these works with my current thoughts on color, value, and paint application.

Magenta Mums and Brass Bird

Posted by Jamie on March 7th, 2008

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16 x 12″, Oils on canvas covered hardboard, custom framed with linen liner and gold frame
$440.00 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 little brass bird, which is one of my favorite still life objects, was the perfect complement for the pinks and violets of the mums. It picked up some of the reflected color and cast it into the shadows. This was painted with brushes and palette knives. There’s a lot of texture in the thick paint that is hard to show in a digital image.

The Secret Garden

Posted by Jamie on March 2nd, 2008

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4×6″, Golden OPEN Acrylics on Strathmore watercolor paper, double matted in ivory/gold to 8×10″
$110.00 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 is available here directly for a limited time only, with the mat included. Once framed, it will go to the gift shop at Lasdon Arboretum along with some other paintings I’ll be doing of the preserve.

This is the main gate to the formal gardens, welcoming visitors with the red brick path and beautiful flowers. Inside the gate are rare perennials, flowering annuals, and a spectacular fountain.

Yellow Roses and a Brass Bird

Posted by Jamie on July 27th, 2007

$150.00 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.

5 x 5″, Oils on sealed, primed hardboard, FRAMED, with free shipping

I went into an antique shop and saw this little blue cobalt pitcher/vase and just HAD to have it to add to the vase collection! I told the man in the shop that I’m an artist and he immediately knocked 1/3 off the price, telling me that “artist” is a magic word. hehehe…This is its still life debut. I paired it up with some yellow roses for contrast, the brass bird for color cohesion, and the baby’s breath to soften it all a bit. It was way fun to paint.

12×16″, oils on canvas covered hardboard
$440.00 plus $20.00 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.

When out painting landscapes on location (plein air), artists encounter issues with changing light and having to work fast. Sometimes paintings need little fixes in the studio, such as picking out pieces of leaves that fell off trees, bumping up a few highlights, or adjusting color/value in spots to account for viewing with indoor lighting. I have several paintings done on location that have been waiting patiently in the studio for small fixes of one kind or another.

This painting was done last spring in the Italian Gardens at the Vanderbilt Mansion in Hyde Park, New York, and has finally received a few touch-ups. The cherry blossoms there are nothing short of stunning. I can’t wait for late April to roll around so I can paint cherry blossoms from life again!