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Archive for the 'Hudson River Valley' Category

Sailing by the Lighthouse

Posted by Jamie on October 26th, 2017

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6×12″, oil on linen panel

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

This is another of this week’s paintings of the Sleepy Hollow lighthouse on the Hudson River. I don’t know if I’ll ever get enough of this subject; these have been so much fun to paint!171025 Sailing by the Lighthouse 6x12 800
Below is an image you can click for a larger, clearer view of the painting:

Sleepy Hollow Lighthouse on the Hudson River

Posted by Jamie on October 25th, 2017

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6×8″, oil on Ampersand Museum Gessoboard

$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’ve been wanting to do more paintings of the Sleepy Hollow Lighthouse (aka Tarrytown Lighthouse) for years, and finally got around to doing some this week. I spent two days exploring six or seven of the parks along the Hudson River around Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow to find some new vantage points and check out old ones. Now I have so many ideas for paintings that my head is spinning! This 6×8″ painting features the lighthouse, and also shows the Tappan Zee Bridge in the background, as well as the little bridge over to the lighthouse from the shore.

One thing I found out in this week’s research is that the lighthouse was originally about a half mile off shore. The shoreline was filled in for various developments, and now it’s just a footbridge away! There’s a ton of construction going on in the area now, as those old commercial developments have mostly been torn down to make way for new luxury high rise condominiums. The good news is that in the process, several gorgeous waterfront “Riverwalks” have sprung up, thanks in no small part to Scenic Hudson. Although the population density is increasing dramatically, so are the accessible views.

Below is an image you can click for a slightly larger, clearer view of the painting:
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Hudson River Autumn Above the Marsh

Posted by Jamie on October 17th, 2017

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8×16″, oil on linen panel

$450.00 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.

I had a wonderful autumn day last week painting with friends along the Hudson River. We went to Boscobel Restoration in Garrison NY, where there is a long bluff overlooking Constitution Marsh and the river. The marsh was just starting to take on that reddish autumn glow, and an enormous sailing yacht went by, providing a great focal point out in the river. This is always one of my favorite vistas to paint — especially as the marsh turns to warm colors in spring and fall.

Below is an image you can click on for a larger, clearer view of the painting.
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Rock Outcropping at Slabsides

Posted by Jamie on October 8th, 2017

170701 Rock Outcropping at Slabsides 3x5 wc 435

8×10″ Watercolor
Painting is in a sealed polybag, with custom ivory, archival mat and backing board to fit into any standard 8×10″ frame. Painting is just under 4×6″ and matted to the 8×10″ size. Framing is available at a small extra cost, but I have had these mats and backing boards custom cut so that you can use a standard frame of your choosing and it should fit perfectly!

$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 summer, my husband and I went to the John Burroughs Nature Sanctuary, aka Slabsides, to walk around the pond, see his cabin, and take photos. It was not easy to find the place, but once we finally got there, we enjoyed walking the property and seeing why he had 7,000 visitors during his time at the cabin! The pond is quite beautiful, with striking rock outcroppings and a rocky peninsula to explore. The original cabin is still standing too. I did this little painting from one of the many photos I took there.

Summer Along the Creek

Posted by Jamie on October 7th, 2017

170701 Summer Along the Creek 7x11 wc 435

Watercolor, 12×16″
Painting is in a sealed polybag, matted, with backing board. The painting is about 7 1/2 x 11″, and is in a custom, ivory, archival 12×16″ mat with archival backing, so it will fit in any standard 12×16″ frame.

$225.00 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.

Fall is just beginning here, but I still have a bunch of my summer paintings to post! If you’ve been tagging along on my blog, you’ve probably noticed that I’ve loved doing these watercolor creek paintings this year. Some have focused on reflections, some on foliage like overhanging tree limbs and branches, and this one is all about the light streaming through from the back of the painting and hitting the water. I’m going to really miss these warm summer days, standing along the stream banks with my easel. I think I’ll have to frame a few of these and hang them in my house to remind me of what it felt like!

Here is an image of the painting that you can click on for a larger, clearer view:
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House Commissions

Posted by Jamie on August 17th, 2017

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12×24″, acrylic on board

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

I enjoy painting house commissions, and this recent portrait of a lovely new home is among my favorites. If you would like to see your house in a painting, email me at JamieWG@aol.com with your request and your budget, and I’ll email you some commission prices. House portraits make unique and personal gifts, treasured memories of a former home, or beautiful wall art for that favorite spot.

Sunset Glow

Posted by Jamie on August 14th, 2017

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24×36″, acrylic on board, framed

$3,000.00 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 Catskills scene from North South Lake, made famous by Hudson River School artists Thomas Cole and Jasper Cropsey, is a large format painting in warm sunset colors of golds and rusts. It is from my series of works done in analogous colors, which harmonizes the palette by using only colors adjacent to one another on the color wheel. I found the warm-colored paintings of that series to be more challenging to paint in some ways, but often more rewarding too! This is one of my personal favorites from the series.

Below is an image you can click on for a larger, clearer view of the painting:
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From the Mountains to the Valleys

Posted by Jamie on August 13th, 2017

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

I’ve painted this south-facing view, as well as the westward view, from Sunset Rock so many times, at different times of day, various seasons, and assorted atmospheric conditions. I never get tired of painting from there, or hiking there. The scene was painted by several of the Hudson River School artists; I guess they didn’t get tired of it either!

Pear Tree in Winter

Posted by Jamie on August 7th, 2017

170601 Pear Tree in Winter 11x7 wc 435w

12×16″, watercolor on paper. Includes mat and backing board (7 1/2 x 11″ painting size, matted to 12×16″).
Will fit any standard 12×16″ frame, or I can frame for you for a small additional fee.

$225.00 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 graceful pear tree is in our yard. I’ve been wanting to paint it in all seasons, and finally at least got around to the winter version, which provides strong contrasts between the dark tree, sky, and snowy background.

We used to get pears every summer on this tree, and a big mama bear would visit with her cubs to take the fruit. When our second pear tree died, this one stopped producing fruit. This year, it must have found another pear tree somewhere to cross-pollinate, and once again we have fruit on the tree. No sign yet of the bears!

Croton Point Sunset I

Posted by Jamie on July 26th, 2017

170701 Croton Point Sunset 1 3x5 wc 435

$80.00 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.

5×7″ Watercolor, with custom ivory white mat and backing board to fit any standard 5×7″ frame. (Painting inside the mat is about 3 1/2 x 5, so there is about a 1″ mat border.)

This is the first in a series of small watercolor sunsets of this view from Croton Point Park. It is a vista made famous by the Hudson River School artists, and was recently added to the official Hudson River School Art Trails sites. Croton Point Park is the location of the annual Clearwater Festival, and is great place to enjoy Hudson views and sunsets. I can’t wait to do a larger painting of this scene, but I was having so much fun doing these little ones that I have not yet embarked on a larger version!

Streaming Light at Sunset

Posted by Jamie on July 25th, 2017

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24×36″, acrylic on paper mounted to hardboard and varnished, framing included

$2,800.00 plus $100 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.

At Olana, the estate of Hudson River School painter Frederic Church, there is a western view from a lesser-known path of the Hudson River and the Catskills. It’s the most dramatic vista from the property for me because of the fantastic skyline of the mountains, and the fact that it faces due west at sunset. On this particular visit, I was able to catch the sun rays streaming from the cloud forms as the colors changed. I did a quick painting on location, and captured some photos for additional paintings like this one. Below is an image you can click on for a larger, clearer view of the painting.

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Red Stream Bed

Posted by Jamie on July 24th, 2017

170601 Red Stream Bed 3x5 wc 435

$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.

8×10″ Watercolor, including custom ivory white mat and backing board to fit into any standard 8×10″ frame. Painting is just under 4×6″ and matted to the 8×10″ size. Framing is available at a small extra cost, but I have had these mats and backing boards custom cut so that you can use a standard frame of your choosing.

My husband and I were out hiking one day recently, and came across a stream deep in the woods with the most glowing red stream bed we’d ever seen. This one was the first of what I’m sure will be a long series of paintings from that location!

Winter Clove Inn

Posted by Jamie on July 23rd, 2017

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9×12, acrylic
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

Tucked away behind North Mountain, in the northeastern region of the Catskill Mountains, there is a beautiful resort called Winter Clove Inn. I was thrilled when I was contacted to do a commission of the Inn as a wedding gift by a relative of the groom, who was married on the front porch of the inn. It gave me a wonderful excuse to visit a place I love multiple times!

Great Blue Heron Over North South Lake

Posted by Jamie on July 19th, 2017

170701 Great Blue Over North South Lake 7x11 wc 435

12×16″, watercolor on paper. Includes mat and backing board (7 1/2 x 11″ painting size, matted to 12×16″).
Will fit any standard 12×16″ frame, or I can frame for you for a small additional fee.

$225.00 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 painting features another atmospheric day at my favorite place for painting atmospheric days — North South Lake! The Great Blue Heron flying over was a nice accent to the dramatic sky. Click the image below for a larger, clearer view of the painting.

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Springtime in Winter Clove

Posted by Jamie on June 27th, 2017

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16×12″, acrylic on Ampersand Gessoboard

$675.00 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.

At the northeastern edge of the Catskill Mountains lies Winter Clove, home to many stunning ravines and waterfalls. This one, along the Kiskatom Creek, has a beautiful covered bridge above it, and a clear, nearly viridian-covered pool at the bottom. I went for a hike here with my husband, and had to make a return trip with my paints!

Springtime Retreat

Posted by Jamie on June 20th, 2017

170523 Springtime Retreat 7x5 ac 400w

7×5″, acrylic on board

$150.00 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 is one of the little waterfalls at our place in upstate NY. With all the rain we’ve had this year, my springtime retreat time has been extended, and this little gem is still running full force even though we’re almost into July!

River Arch

Posted by Jamie on June 17th, 2017

170601 River Arch 7x11 wc 435

12×16″ including mat and backing board (7 1/2 x 11″ painting size, matted to 12×16″). Will fit any standard 12×16″ frame.
Framing available for a small additional fee.
Watercolor on paper

$225.00 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.

While out hiking in early spring, I came upon this stream with several arched trees extending from the shorelines over the water from either side. As the creek meandered, the shoreline trees formed arches through the various planes of the scene. I took a lot of photos to do a series of these arched tree forms, and hope to return soon to paint some of them on location. They present interesting compositional opportunities focused on the arches, and reflections in the distance, and/or transparency of the water as it nears the foreground. Below is an image you can click on for a larger, clearer view of the painting.

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Spring in the Great Swamp on the Appalachian Trail

Posted by Jamie on June 8th, 2017

170601 Spring in the Great Swamp 7x11 wc 435

12×16″ including mat and backing board (7 1/2 x 11″ painting size, matted to 12×16″). Will fit any standard 12×16″ frame.
Framing available for a small additional fee.
Watercolor on paper

$225.00 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 was painted this past spring at the Pawling NY boardwalk along the Appalachian Trail. There is a wooden footbridge over a small river there, and both sides provide exquisite views of marshes filled with birds and all kinds of wildlife. Below is an image you can click on for a larger, clearer view of the painting:

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The painting will arrive already matted and with a backing board, so you can slip it into any standard 12×16″ frame. (Frame available at extra cost.)

Atmosphere and Birches at the Lake

Posted by Jamie on June 6th, 2017

170601 Atmosphere and Birches at the Lake 7x11 wc 435

12×16″ including mat and backing board (7 1/2 x 11″ painting size, matted to 12×16″). Will fit any standard 12×16″ frame.
Framing available for a small additional fee.
Watercolor on paper

$225.00 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 love these birch trees that surround North South Lake in the Catskills, which is one of the sites where the Hudson River School artists loved to visit and sketch. We went for a walk there recently on an overcast day, and the path made the perfect entry to the painting, framed by some of my favorite trees. I’ve been doing a lot more watercolor work lately. It lends itself to these atmospheric renderings and a loose approach where the paint can make its own statement. Below is an image you can click on for a larger, clearer view of the painting:
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Spring Playtime at the Farm

Posted by Jamie on April 16th, 2017

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8×10″, Oil on Raymar linen panel
$265.00 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.

Spring has certainly sprung today. The forsythia is in bloom and the temperatures are soaring! This is one of my personal favorite springtime paintings, so I thought it appropriate to pull it up to the top in celebration. Below is the original post that I wrote when I did the painting.

After braving yesterday’s cold and windy temps up on a hillside overlooking the Hudson River, I decided to opt for something more springlike today, and pulled out some of my favorite spring photo references. The red barn and forsythia really caught my eye here, and the children playing nearby were an added bonus. I remember this day at Muscoot farm like it was yesterday. I was out painting there and these adorable children (clearly budding artists) came over with their mom to look at my painting. They couldn’t wait to get home after that so that they could paint! The painting I did that day sold last spring; I’m glad to have a bunch of photos to work from to paint this barn again with the bright yellow forsythia.

My palette for this painting was Titanium White, Cadmium Yellow Lemon, Raw Sienna, Venetian Red, Ultramarine Blue and Cerulean Blue. I adore these Raymar linen panels. They have wonderful texture and always seem to give a painting that extra refined touch.

Hudson River Sunset

Posted by Jamie on April 2nd, 2017

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5×7″, oil on linen panel
Framing available for a small additional fee.

$150.00 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 the fabulous view from the hills above Garrison, looking over West Point, and north through the Hudson Highlands to Bannerman Island. It is a stunning vista at any time of day, but sunsets are magical!

Hudson River Twilight

Posted by Jamie on March 28th, 2017

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12×16″, acrylic on Ampersand Gessoboard
Framing available for a small additional fee.

$820.00 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 have a favorite field I like to paint from at Frederic Church’s Olana estate in Hudson NY. Hudson River School artist Church did a lot of sunset paintings from that area of his property. I was walking along the trail past one of his painting spots close to sunset when I caught this opening in the trees, overlooking the Hudson River through the clearing. I started to paint it on location, but couldn’t finish in time before it got dark. I snapped a bunch of photos while painting, and finally had a chance to finish it up today. I definitely want to check out this scene again at other times of day, and in other seasons. They’ve been working a lot on clearing overgrowth to bring some of these views back that have gotten overgrown as the years go by. I’m always excited to see what’s new in the landscape there!

Below is an image you can click on for a larger view of the painting:
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Palisade Dreams and Hudson River

Posted by Jamie on February 6th, 2017

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24×36″, acrylic on Ampersand Gessoboard

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

This large painting of the Hudson River and Palisades was done as a commission, so it is already spoken for. You can see some available paintings I have of the Palisades and Hudson River by clicking the categories on the right side of my website, or click here to pull up my Palisade paintings, then scroll down to see them. Large paintings are very difficult to store, so I generally do them on a commission basis. I’m always happy to paint a special commission for you if you don’t see the size/scene/season you’re looking for!

Below is an image you can click on to see a larger view of this painting:
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Hudson River from the Hilltop

Posted by Jamie on February 1st, 2017

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24×36″, acrylic on Ampersand Gessoboard

$3,000.00 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 fabulous view of the northern gateway to the Hudson Highlands is one of my favorite Hudson River vistas. You can see Bannerman Island, with Storm King Mountain on the right, and Breakneck Ridge in Cold Spring on the left. I painted it from a photo, taken with a telephoto lens at a distance, which amplifies the atmospheric effects of the distance. Infused with the blues and greens of summer, it exudes tranquility. We can all use a bit of that! This is a large painting with an expansive feel, and would be a great centerpiece over a sofa. Below is an image you can click on for a slightly larger view of the painting.

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Art to Go from the Hudson River Valley

Posted by Jamie on February 1st, 2017

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Email me at JamieWG@aol.com if interested in this painting.

The other day, I varnished ten of my new Hudson River and Hudson Valley paintings. They range from scenes overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades from New York City, to Peach Lake in Brewster, and Burger Hill in Rhinebeck, up to the ledges of Sunset Rock overlooking North South Lake (beloved Hudson River School site), and the Catskill Mountains. Some of these were started on location and finished up in the studio, while others were painted from my photos and other plein air paintings. They represent much of the terrain I’ve traversed over the past six months or so, in search of the best of what the Hudson Valley has to offer my muse.

The varnishing process takes time to set up, so I like to do large batches at a time. Usually that means about 17-20 paintings. Lately I’ve worked on some larger pieces, which has lowered my production in terms of quantity. Working on those big paintings has meant that the little ones tend to hang out in the studio longer, before they get photographed, varnished, and up on my website. As the weeks go by, they get more touchups and adjustments as I see them. I think this has led to an overall increase in quality. As I look at this set of paintings now, I’m really happy with what I’ve achieved in this batch. Here’s a photo that you can click on, and you can then zoom in on specific paintings.

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The large, framed painting of the Hudson River and Palisades is already spoken for, and out the door. (I do miss that one already! But there is a smaller version of it available among the others, and I can always do another large one for you on a commission basis.) The smaller works above it are all available and in search of new homes. If you see one that interests you, send me off an email (or comment below), and I’ll get back to you with more information. They will all be posted individually as I adjust the single images. Some of those have already been posted with prices, and are visible by going to my home page and scrolling down.

Palisades Vista

Posted by Jamie on January 26th, 2017

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6×9″, acrylic on multi media paper mounted to archival aluminum panel (frame without glass like an oil painting). Framing available upon request for an extra fee.

$190.00 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 Hudson River and Palisades painting is another scene from Wave Hill Gardens in Riverdale, New York. I recently posted one I’d painted without the wall in the scene; this one contains the stone wall that is so indicative of the Wave Hill location. I wanted to see if I’d like it better with the wall or without, but ended up liking both of them!
Below is an image you can click on for a slightly larger view of the painting.

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If you’d like a larger painting, just ask! I’m always happy to do larger pieces on a commission basis of this scene or a special location of your choosing.

Palisades from Wave Hill

Posted by Jamie on January 23rd, 2017

161202 Palisades from Wave Hill 2 6x9 ac 435

6×9″, acrylic on multi media paper mounted to archival aluminum panel, sealed and varnished to frame without glass (like an oil painting). Framing available upon request for additional fee.

$190.00 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’ve been working on a large commissioned painting of this scene overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades. Wave Hill is a public garden in Riverdale, New York. It has a striking view of the Palisades, and sits high above the river. Before embarking on the giant, I did a couple of small paintings of the view, including this one.

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

Posted by Jamie on January 11th, 2017

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12×9″, Oils on canvas covered hardboard, unframed
$380.00 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.

I’m fortunate to live by a lake with a great sunrise view. This was painted on a morning with a haze over the lake, creating spectacular colors as the sun came up. It glowed yellow-orange as it emerged above the tree line, casting warmth and light upon the whole scene.

I just brought this painting over to RiverWinds Gallery today, along with five others, for their grand re-opening celebration. The reception for the new show will be this Saturday, January 14, from 5-8pm. The address is 172 Main Street, Beacon NY. If you cannot make it to the opening, the gallery hours are Wednesday through Sunday from noon to 6pm.

Approaching Storm

Posted by Jamie on January 8th, 2017

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6×9″, acrylic on board, unframed (Custom framing available for an additional cost.)

$190.00 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 done from a photo that I took at Innisfree Garden in Millbrook NY. It’s a scene that lends itself to many different approaches in light, color, and atmosphere. In this case, I used an analogous palette of mostly yellows, golds and earthy orange tones to cast a warm glow on an impending weather event, with a path to lead the eye into the painting.

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

Special Price — matted and framed

$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.