No Nature Journaling today….

So sorry to have gotten distracted with the week….if anyone is wondering about nature journaling today we will not be meeting. We will be meeting next week at Betsy’s house to draw chickens!!!!!! With cancellations, traveling and bad weather we have not been able to make it Betsy’s so far. Hoping for a nice Thursday next week! πŸ™‚ email me for directions at lauragould@mac.com

Happy 4th of July to everyone! πŸŽ‰πŸ”πŸŒ­πŸ’₯β˜€οΈπŸ˜Š

Stay safe and keep you pets safe too!

School’s out for summer πŸŒ»πŸ“πŸŒ±β˜ΊοΈ

The studio class ended yesterday….I hope everyone enjoys a lovely summer! So proud of all the work that everyone has done over the year, so many lovely drawings and paintings! πŸ™‚

My summer will continue with Nature Journaling classes through July on Thursday mornings, Plein Air on Saturday mornings and lots of painting on my own 🎨 We are still looking forward to painting and sketching animals at Muscoot Farm, landscapes and Betsy’s chickens πŸ“

Happy Summer everyone!!! πŸŒΏπŸŒ»πŸ“πŸŒΈβ˜€οΈβ€οΈ

Art, art, art and chickens πŸ“

The first week of classes have begun….botanical art in the classroom, journals and watercolors out in the summer sun and plein air painting down by the steam at Ward Pound Ridge Reserve πŸ™‚

Looking forward to journaling chickens πŸ“ at Betsy’s house this Thursday! Plein air class will return to Ward Pound Ridge early Saturday morning to continue painting the lovely stream πŸ™‚

Looking forward to lots of painting this summer taking my paints out to all our lovely surrounding open land spaces πŸ™‚

North Salem Open Lands https://www.nsolf.org

Summer classes begin this week πŸŒΈβ˜€οΈπŸŒΏ

I need a head count for the Thursday Nature Journaling class. We will be meeting from 10-1pm at Whispering Pine Nursery. All mediums welcome πŸ™‚ If the class is ever rescheduled because of weather I will text or email changes before 8am the day of the class. Looking forward to taking advantage of the wide variety of subjects available at the nursery!

The Wednesday Studio Class is topped off so I don’t need a head count unless for some reason you are not attending this week. Bring a subject that your working on or something that inspires you! See you all soon!

The Saturday Plein Air Class will be meeting at Ward Pound Ridge this week down by the stream. Such a beautiful place to paint!

Any questions please email me at lauragould@mac.com

June classes starting soon :O)

Looking forward to seeing everyone after our short break. Classes begin the first week of June, see the “Classes” section for details.

June 5th Studio Class will be from 12:30-3:30 – Bring a subject that inspires you πŸ™‚ Summer is here and gardens are blooming! Class is closed.

Our first Nature Journaling class will be at the Whispering Pine Garden Center, Route 6, Mahopac. It is a beautiful place with unlimited things to draw and paint πŸ™‚ See you on June 6th at 10am πŸ™‚ Bring lunch! See link below for directions. Please let me know if you will be attending via email lauragould@mac.com

Plein Air Painting will begin the first Saturday of June from 10-1. Bring your oils, watercolors, pen and ink…all welcome πŸ™‚ Let me know if you will be attending lauragould@mac.com

https://whisperingpinegardencenter.com

New session begins this week :O)

This week begins the Spring session from April until mid May….see the “Classes” section for dates and times.

There is room for addition students in the Wednesday afternoon class, beginners and all levels are welcome.

Summer classes in the month of June. I am going to offer a Wednesday botanical art class for all levels in the month of June. Like last summer Saturdays will be Plein Air Painting on location and Thursdays will be Nature Journaling.

Details on these classes are available on the “Classes” page πŸ™‚ Please email me with any questions at lauragould@mac.com

Three days left….

Three days left at Art Bedford Show. I’ve been asked to replenish my portfolio bin so I’ve added some additional small oils paintings for the final weekend πŸ™‚ A wide variety of talented local artist are represented in this show….I am so happy to have been included among them.

The last days of the show are this Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11-5pm. If you have been….or if you get a chance to go…..enjoy the show!

Back in the studio :O)

One more weekend of the Bedford Art Show. I’m so happy to have sold almost all my small works on paper. My paintings are still on display if you plan to go this coming weekend but they are hard to see in very dim light 😦 It’s a nice show with lots of talented artists represented.

Happy to be back in the studio and painting again. My latest little painting of “Winter Fields” at Ward Pound Ridge has already sold! So life is returning to a quiet routine….with daily painting. I’m looking forward to some new snow paintings!

A big freeze is coming! Stay warm…mittens, scarves, at hot tea is required πŸ˜‰

SOLD πŸ™‚ “Winter Fields” 8×8″ oil on birch panel

It’s show time :O)

It’s time for Art Show Bedford this Saturday and Sunday from 11am-5pm. Next weekend the show will continue on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11am-5pm. While dropping off my paintings yesterday I got a sneak peek at some of the artists that will be in the show, a wide variety of artists are represented including my talented friend Dorothy Lorenze. If your in the area drop by and enjoy the artists and the show πŸ™‚

For more information please go to https://artshowbedford.org