Category Archives: Behind the Canvas

Karen’s First Virtual Art Show!

Hi, everyone. I was scheduled to show a collection of my landscape paintings during the month of June 2020 at the Mount Utsayantha Regional Arts League’s lovely little gallery on Main Street in Hobart, New York. The world had other … Continue reading

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Tree Climber

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Painting in Progress – Lilies

Jan 7 – painting on clay board. Continue reading

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Little Delaware Birdhouse

I have had this image waiting to be painted for a long time. I was attracted to it because of the colors ranging from turquoise to yellow. Really felt like I could improve on it so am working on another … Continue reading

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Those Dam Boys – painting in progress

I started this painting by doing a few quick studies of the boys and the Joe Pye Weed. Then I worked around the painting, stepping back to check values to insure the range from the lightest to darkest values was … Continue reading

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Almost Home – Winter Version to come

This is the winter photo from my Almost Home painting.. I think I have to paint this too! Continue reading

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How to Make 14 Wooden Crates Furniture Design Ideas – Craftspiration – Handimania

How to Make 14 Wooden Crates Furniture Design Ideas – Craftspiration – Handimania.

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Possible Painting

Possibly my next painting. Will have to wait to see if the deer make it.

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Howland House Commissions

Howland House:  Hidden Nook, Walton, NY This is my latest commission. 60+ hours. I thought a winter scene would be quicker. Wrong!

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Painting Apple Blossoms

The perfect afternoon. Finished a painting 50+ hours in the making and then got to do something with no expectations. So,, I cut some apple bloomsoms from a narley old tree, turned on a Walton’s Mountain marathon, poured a glass … Continue reading

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Visit Stewart’s Dept Store

A great new store in Delhi. Actually, Delhi has been fortunate to have Stewart’s Dept store for many years. The new owners have kept the beautiful display cases and character of the store. They opened the space up and added … Continue reading

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My First Blog!!

We are up and running! My thanks to Sue Marshall and her husband for all their help in creating this site. I ¬†highly recommend them to anyone that wants a great website at a reasonable cost. Great web sites should … Continue reading

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