12-1/2"x15-1/2" double mat, green porcelain enamel-like frame
The Ruby Throated Hummingbird is the only hummingbird that breeds in NY. We believed that the babies, which are as big as the mother when they fly, came to our feeder as we had a lot of activity later on in the season.
The Orange Blossom Monument in Goshen, NY (Orange County) is a tribute to the 124th NY Volunteer Infantry Regiment formed in 1862 during the civil war. They fought many battles including Fredericksburg and Gettysburg. They were present at the confederate surrender.
It seemed that everytime I went out the kitchen door at my sister-in-law's home, this little kitten was sitting on the porch. I swear she was saying, "Pick Me." I must say she was the best pick of the 2.
On a trip to Budapest, Hungary, we were serenaded with old hungarian folk songs by this handsome young gypsy. The atmosphere was an old fashioned cowboy type restaurant - quite romantic. I must say he played a wonderful variety of music from love ballads to quite rousing polkas.
19-1/2"x24-1/2" white mat, antique gold leaf frame
The Rondout Creek flows into the Hudson River. My husband fishes for striped bass in the spring when they start running up the Hudson. I usually go with him and sit on the bank either reading or drawing. He once received an award for the largest stripper caught on a certain day.
9"x12" watercolor on aquabord and sealed with Krylon UV resistant matte coating. This can be framed without glass or framed under glass with a mat.
Rufous Hummingbird with nest in a cabbage palm tree. Generally they have 2 eggs in a nest of lichen, bark, bud scales, even spider webbing. Inside of nest is lined with animal fur, moss, plant down and soft grass.
Married, 9 grandchildren. I live in NY and go to warm FL in the winter. As I am typing this in FL, the temp. outside in 40 degrees. BURR.
I am a watercolor artist who enjoys the intricate process of drawing a detailed realistic sketch, especially with intimate landscapes. I strive to better understand the varied techniques which can be applied to watercolors.