Monday, August 21, 2017

In the news...

I have two nice updates to share...
This past weekend at the Mount Gretna Art Show I was  1 of 30  Judges Choice Awards out of several hundred fantastic artists.  Linda did a little research and I have been exhibiting at Mount Gretna since 1981 and missed only two years and this is my first award!  This is an excellent show and I am very honored.

The next bit of news: Last year I painted a house in Mount Gretna for a client as a Christmas gift. This year that painting was featured on the cover of the Annual Tour of Homes.

Friday, August 18, 2017

Watercolor Classes

2017 Watercolor classes with Andy Smith
email to sign up!

September Classes:
9/5, 9/12, 9/19, 9/26
Tuesday Mornings Advance class ~ 9:30-11:30am
Tuesday Evenings all levels class ~ 7-9pm

9/6, 9/13, 9/20, 9/27
Wednesday Morning all levels class ~ 9:30-11:30am
Wednesday Evenings all levels class ~ 7-9pm

October Classes:
10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24
Tuesday Morning Advance Class: 9:30-11:30am
Tuesday Evening all levels Class: 7-9pm

10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25
Wednesday Morning all levels Class: 9:30-11:30am
Wednesday Evening all levels Class: 7-9pm

A limit of 8 students per class, bring your own supplies.

$65 per month
OR $60 if you take 2 months in a row.
NO Prorated class - take all 4   

$20 "drop in" fee per class.

Everyone works on their own subject at their own
pace with my guidance!  New to watercolor
students will start with fruit the first class to
understand shape, texture and light.
Classes are laid-back, offering  demonstrations,
gentle critique, chit-chat, coffee/tea and
some music.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Two new original paintings...

I finished two 14x18 paintings in time to take to the Mount Gretna Show this coming weekend.

2017 Pink Roses ~ $875.
This painting screams France.  The steps just take you right up to the blue door.  I like that the cold stone is softened by the roses.

2017 Five Geraniums ~ $875.
Another French scene, a window from the chateau we stayed in.

This weekend I will be exhibiting at the
Mount Gretna Art Show.
This is a great quality show with variety!
Rt. 117, Mt Gretna, PA
Sat. 8/19 from 9 to 6 and Sun. 8/20 from 9 to 5
rain or shine!   My booth is #227

Thursday, August 10, 2017

2017 Sunflower #2

4"x 6"  Original Watercolor - A Painting A Day
Sunflower #2    $250 

My second sunflower...

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

2017 Sunflower #1

4"x 6"  Original Watercolor - A Painting A Day
Sunflower #1  $250 

We have been driving past fields of sunflowers so
Linda requested I paint a few.

This Saturday is the BIG Lititz Craft Show.
My booth is on the square, in front of the Sutter
Courtyard.  Rain or Shine!!

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

2017 Still Life #14

4"x 6"  Original Watercolor - A Painting A Day
Still Life #14
$125. unframed  (Value: $250) 

Available to the 1st person to email before 8/3

To honor my upcoming show at the Shaker Village
here is a window from Pleasant Hill.

The Show:
Aug. 5-6 from 9:30 to 5 ~ rain or shine
(a bridge is out on rt 68 so check your directions)

Monday, July 31, 2017

2017 Landscape #8

4"x 6"  Original Watercolor - A Painting A Day
Landscape #8
$100. unframed   (value framed: $225.)
Available to the 1st person to email
Birds on a wire...
I went out on a limb so to speak, something totally
different than what I have been working on which
is the purpose of the blog.  I wanted to play around
with dusk and the moon.

Friday, July 28, 2017

Lititz Art Show Cancelled, BUT MY STUDIO IS OPEN 9-5

The Lititz Art Show was cancelled for tomorrow (due to rain???), but the day in Lititz should be quite nice.
Since you have the day free, WHY NOT VISIT MY STUDIO, which is 1 block from the Lititz square and 1 block from Lititz Park at 4 N. Spruce Street?  There are plenty of boutique shops and restaurants within walking distance to keep you busy the rest of the day!
I have a large selection framed and several new original paintings.


4 N. Spruce St Lititz PA 

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

2017 France #19

4"x 6"  Original Watercolor - A Painting A Day
France #19    $225.

This was our view of the river Cher from a
window in
 Chateau de Chenonceau.  The castle
was built over the river, spanning two banks.

I'm getting ready for the Lititz Art Show.  Paintings
are packed and ready to put in the van.  Fingers
crossed for a clear Saturday.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

2017 France #18

5"x 5"  Original Watercolor - A Painting A Day
France #18
$140. unframed   (value framed: $300.)