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Paintings of New England Scenes

Bridge Clock, Sunny Afternoon – en plein air watercolor landscape painting

The connecting upper level bridge between the two wings of the Yale Art school houses this enormous time piece befitting the Gothic style architecture of the University. The glancing afternoon light reflected in the centuries old stone facade and details of this section of the venerable university immediately suggested the palette for the work.

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Festival Tent Light – en plein air watercolor landscape painting

A spring’s morning sun inspired this backlit view of display tents for an artists’ festival, with a bird carver’s work as the secondary subject of the watercolor. The play of cooler shadow and warmer light on the tents set the approach for suggesting the transluency of the temporary tent displays.

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