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Watercolor Classes with Linda Abblett

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Watercolor Classes with Linda Abblett

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Linda Abblett Show at GoodBean in March

linda abblett show at goodbean coffee : Travels Collection : Ready to Roast, Travels Paintings by Linda Abblett : Watercolor painting of baskets filled with chestnuts ready to roast and a gunny sack filled with chestnuts by Linda Abblett. Original 22" x 15" $900; giclee 22" x 14.5" $130

“Ready to Roast,” Original Watercolor Painting
22″ x 15″

I will be showing my original watercolor paintings (and maybe a giclee or two) at GoodBean Coffee this year! My show begins March 1 and continues through March 31. I’m not yet sure which paintings I will bring, but there will be a selection of framed paintings from the pieces you see on my website. I hope you will find time to stop by and enjoy a cup of the GoodBean’s wonderful coffee and a treat from their bakery while you enjoy my work. If one of my paintings captures your heart, please contact Hannah West, the GoodBean’s art curator, at 541-899-2012 or email [email protected] to inquire and to make your purchase.

If you find that one of my paintings captures your heart, please contact Hannah West, the GoodBean’s art curator, at 541-899-2012 or email [email protected] to inquire and to make your purchase. You might be interested to know that one of the things I love about showing at the ‘Bean (as it’s affectionately called) is they do not take a percentage of the sale price! Many galleries charge 40% or even more. However, the owners of the GoodBean have never intended to profit from the art that’s shown in their café, and they leave it to the artist’s discretion as to whether and how much they might want to donate to Mrs. West for her efforts.

The GoodBean is located at 165 South Oregon St. Jacksonville, OR 97530. Currently, their hours are 6am-6pm.

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New Paintings

New paintings added to lindaabblettwatercolors.com

I recently completed two new works and discovered another that had not previously been added to my website. There are now three new paintings added to lindaabblettwatercolors.com for you to see! Click any image to learn more.

New paintings: Biscotti and Lavender, 11x15 pen and ink and watercolors. Original $500. Giclee$90 Watercolor painting by Linda Abblett.

Biscotti and Lavender
New painting added 6/1/16.
Original Watercolor
11″ x 15″

 

 

 

First, a new watercolor painting named “Biscotti and Lavender.”

I’ve been experimenting with new ways of rendering my subjects. This one introduces a bit of transparency into subjects of the still life, a ceramic biscotti jar and vase with fruits, vegetables and lavender flowers. For those who love purple, this lavender-centric watercolor painting is the one for you!

New paintings: Music Under the Night Lights, 15 x 11 Watercolor painting by Linda Abblett. Inspired by an outdoor summer concert under the stars and lights of an Italian village. This was an experiment with pouring the paint. A little different style for me, but fun and I am happy with the results. Original Watercolor $500 Giclee $90

Music Under the Night Lights
New Painting added 6/1/16
Original Watercolor
15″ x 11″

 

Next, another new watercolor named “Music Under the Night Lights.”

This painting was inspired by an outdoor music festival under the stars and lights of an Italian village called Bonasola. I experimented with pouring the paint on this one. This resulted in a different style for me, but it’s a fun effect and I’m happy with the results.

 

New paintings: Sweet and Sour in Sorrento, 15x11 original watercolor. $500. Giclee $90 Inspired by travels in Italy. I loved the contrast of the yellow and red when I saw this fruit hanging on a road side shed. Watercolor painting by Linda Abblett.

Sweet and Sour in Sorrento
Original Watercolor
15″ x 11″

 

“Sweet and Sour in Sorrento” is another painting inspired by my travels in Italy. I loved the contrast of the yellow and red when I saw this fruit hanging on a road side shed. It is not one of my new works, but was inadvertently left out of the images I sent to webmistress Hannah West when we created my new website last year.

I currently have more paintings exhibited in the “Celebrate” show at Art Presence Art Center in Jacksonville, Oregon for June and July. Please visit the gallery to see my paintings in the show. The reception will be Saturday, June 11 from noon to 3pm – do join us, I would love to meet you! I hope you will also enjoy looking through my website and considering a purchase for you home or professional office.

 

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New Paintings

New paintings added to lindaabblettwatercolors.com

I recently completed two new works and discovered another that had not previously been added to my website. There are now three new paintings added to lindaabblettwatercolors.com for you to see! Click any image to learn more.

New paintings: Biscotti and Lavender, 11x15 pen and ink and watercolors. Original $500. Giclee$90 Watercolor painting by Linda Abblett.

Biscotti and Lavender
New painting added 6/1/16.
Original Watercolor
11″ x 15″

 

 

 

First, a new watercolor painting named “Biscotti and Lavender.”

I’ve been experimenting with new ways of rendering my subjects. This one introduces a bit of transparency into subjects of the still life, a ceramic biscotti jar and vase with fruits, vegetables and lavender flowers. For those who love purple, this lavender-centric watercolor painting is the one for you!

New paintings: Music Under the Night Lights, 15 x 11 Watercolor painting by Linda Abblett. Inspired by an outdoor summer concert under the stars and lights of an Italian village. This was an experiment with pouring the paint. A little different style for me, but fun and I am happy with the results. Original Watercolor $500 Giclee $90

Music Under the Night Lights
New Painting added 6/1/16
Original Watercolor
15″ x 11″

 

Next, another new watercolor named “Music Under the Night Lights.”

This painting was inspired by an outdoor music festival under the stars and lights of an Italian village called Bonasola. I experimented with pouring the paint on this one. This resulted in a different style for me, but it’s a fun effect and I’m happy with the results.

 

New paintings: Sweet and Sour in Sorrento, 15x11 original watercolor. $500. Giclee $90 Inspired by travels in Italy. I loved the contrast of the yellow and red when I saw this fruit hanging on a road side shed. Watercolor painting by Linda Abblett.

Sweet and Sour in Sorrento
Original Watercolor
15″ x 11″

 

“Sweet and Sour in Sorrento” is another painting inspired by my travels in Italy. I loved the contrast of the yellow and red when I saw this fruit hanging on a road side shed. It is not one of my new works, but was inadvertently left out of the images I sent to webmistress Hannah West when we created my new website last year.

I currently have more paintings exhibited in the “Celebrate” show at Art Presence Art Center in Jacksonville, Oregon for June and July. Please visit the gallery to see my paintings in the show. The reception will be Saturday, June 11 from noon to 3pm – do join us, I would love to meet you! I hope you will also enjoy looking through my website and considering a purchase for you home or professional office.

 

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Prices Reduced on Original Watercolors by Linda Abblett!

Prices Reduced on Original Watercolors!

Over the past few weeks I have been sifting through all my original watercolors. There are many beloved pieces in my collection of originals, but there are older paintings that need to find their permanent homes. After looking through them all, I felt I needed to clear some of my inventory out to make room for new paintings, so there were more pieces that got price changes as well. These selections include some of my favorite paintings from places I have traveled around the world, as well as Oregon summertime paintings and some beautiful florals and still life pieces. The end result: when looking through my online shop, you will find many prices reduced on original watercolors…over half of them! Some paintings have been repriced with a modest discount of $25, but others will yield savings of up to $175 over the original price. I hope that, after looking through my watercolor offerings, you will find that the ones you love most are the paintings with new, lower prices.

The original prices are no longer shown on the website. However, below is a gallery that will give you a peek at the paintings which have had their prices reduced (viewing the enlarged version in the gallery pages will show you the original price). Beneath is a list of titles in the same order with links to the shop where you can learn more, see the new prices, and make a purchase. Sorry we couldn’t provide the links in the captions…we tried and it caused problems elsewhere on the site.

Still Life Paintings by Linda Abblett : Watercolor painting of corn maize hanging with a basket on a laundry line to dry in the sun by Linda Abblett. Original 22" x 15" $900
Linda Abblett : Florals : Summer's Bloom, Watercolor painting of purple and white iris flowers in bloom by Linda Abblett. Original 22" x 15" $900; giclee 22" x 14.5" $130
Florals : Splendor in Fall, Watercolor painting of autumn leaves in full fall color by Linda Abblett. Original 15" x 22" $900; giclee same size as original $130
Still Life paintings : On the Vine, Watercolor still life painting of a cluster of grapes on the vine by Linda Abblett. Original 11" x 15" $700; giclee same size as original $75
Still Life paintings by Linda Abblett: Still lIfe with a bunch of fresh beets in watercolor by Linda Abblett. 15" x 11" Original - $700
Florals : Susans on the Wall, Watercolor painting of black eyed susans planted in a garden wall with white picket fence by Linda Abblett. Original 22" x 15" $575
Still Life paintings : Tea Time II, 15 x 11 Still life watercolor painting with Fiesta Ware teapots by Linda Abblett. Original 11" x 15" $575
Travels Collection : Hanging Out in Town, Watercolor painting of laundry hanging outside the window of a home in an Italian city by Linda Abblett. Original 22" x 15" $900; giclee 20 x 15" $130
Travels Collection : Watercolor painting of Krems of Austria by Linda Abblett. Original 15" x 22" $800
Travels Collection : Watercolor painting of red luminaries hung high in a building in Hong Kong with carved stone Oriental dragons and a large Oriental fan by Linda Abblett. Original 15" x 22" $900; giclee sam size as original $130
Travels Collection : Out to Dry, Watercolor painting of laundry hanging outside the window of a home in an Italian city by Linda Abblett. Original 15" x 11" $800; giclee 22" x 16.5" $130
Travels Collection : Passing Time, Watercolor painting of three old men sitting on a bench in Italy by LInda Abblett. Original 22" x 15" $900; giclee 20" x 15" $120
Travels Collection : Peek at Volpaia, Painting of an Italian window surrounded by a vine with white flowers in bloom by Linda Abblett. Original 22" x 15" 800
Travels Collection : Posies of Panzano, Watercolor Paintings by Linda Abblett : Watercolor painting of flower pots and flowers planted in an old pot sitting outside a window in Italy. Original 22" x 15" $900; giclee same size as original $130
Travels Collection : Tobacco Shed, Watercolor painting of a tobacco barn in autumn South Carolina by Linda Abblett. Original 15" x 22" $850; giclee same size as original $130.
McKenzie River Inspirations : Catchin' Zs, Watercolor painting by Linda Abblett of a man sleeping while fishing by a river. Original 22" x 15" $800; Giclee 20" x 14" $130
McKenzie River Inspirations : Gone Fishin, Watercolor painting of a man fly fishing from a boat in the McKenzie River, Oregon. Original 15" x 11" $575
McKenzie River Inspirations : On the Water, Watercolor painting of two people kayaking on a lake by Linda Abblett. Originla 11" x 15" $575
McKenzie River Inspirations : Tres Amigas, Watercolor painting of three girls sitting on a dock by the McKenzie River by Linda Abblett. Original 15" x 11" $650
McKenzie River Inspirations : Vida Barn, Watercolor of a red barn in early autumn with goats by Linda Abblett. Original 15" x 11" $700; giclee same size as original $75
Still Life Paintings by Linda Abblett : Harvest, watercolor painting of pumpkins, apples, a pear, and Indian corn by Linda Abblett. Original and giclee prints available

Lazy Maize: View New Pricing

Summer’s Bloom: View New Pricing

Splendor in Fall: View New Pricing

On the Vine: View New Pricing

Brazen Beets: View New Pricing

Susans on the Wall: View New Pricing

Tea Time II: View New Pricing

Hanging Out in Town: View New Pricing

Krems of Austria: View New Pricing

Luminaries Hung High: View New Pricing

Out to Dry:  View New Pricing

Passing Time: View New Pricing

Peek at Volpaia: View New Pricing

Posies of Panzano: View New Pricing

Tobacco Shed: View New Pricing

Catchin’ Zs: View New Pricing

Gone Fishin’: View New Pricing

On the Water: View New Pricing

Tres Amigas: View New Pricing

Vida Barn: View New Pricing

Harvest: View New Pricing

Some of my giclée prints have had their prices reduced as well. I hope you will enjoy looking through my catalog of watercolor paintings, and that you will find something you’d enjoy hanging in your home or office. Thank you so much for considering a purchase of Linda Abblett Watercolors!

 

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Prices Reduced on Original Watercolors by Linda Abblett!

Prices Reduced on Original Watercolors!

Over the past few weeks I have been sifting through all my original watercolors. There are many beloved pieces in my collection of originals, but there are older paintings that need to find their permanent homes. After looking through them all, I felt I needed to clear some of my inventory out to make room for new paintings, so there were more pieces that got price changes as well. These selections include some of my favorite paintings from places I have traveled around the world, as well as Oregon summertime paintings and some beautiful florals and still life pieces. The end result: when looking through my online shop, you will find many prices reduced on original watercolors…over half of them! Some paintings have been repriced with a modest discount of $25, but others will yield savings of up to $175 over the original price. I hope that, after looking through my watercolor offerings, you will find that the ones you love most are the paintings with new, lower prices.

The original prices are no longer shown on the website. However, below is a gallery that will give you a peek at the paintings which have had their prices reduced (viewing the enlarged version in the gallery pages will show you the original price). Beneath is a list of titles in the same order with links to the shop where you can learn more, see the new prices, and make a purchase. Sorry we couldn’t provide the links in the captions…we tried and it caused problems elsewhere on the site.

Still Life Paintings by Linda Abblett : Watercolor painting of corn maize hanging with a basket on a laundry line to dry in the sun by Linda Abblett. Original 22" x 15" $900
Linda Abblett : Florals : Summer's Bloom, Watercolor painting of purple and white iris flowers in bloom by Linda Abblett. Original 22" x 15" $900; giclee 22" x 14.5" $130
Florals : Splendor in Fall, Watercolor painting of autumn leaves in full fall color by Linda Abblett. Original 15" x 22" $900; giclee same size as original $130
Still Life paintings : On the Vine, Watercolor still life painting of a cluster of grapes on the vine by Linda Abblett. Original 11" x 15" $700; giclee same size as original $75
Still Life paintings by Linda Abblett: Still lIfe with a bunch of fresh beets in watercolor by Linda Abblett. 15" x 11" Original - $700
Florals : Susans on the Wall, Watercolor painting of black eyed susans planted in a garden wall with white picket fence by Linda Abblett. Original 22" x 15" $575
Still Life paintings : Tea Time II, 15 x 11 Still life watercolor painting with Fiesta Ware teapots by Linda Abblett. Original 11" x 15" $575
Travels Collection : Hanging Out in Town, Watercolor painting of laundry hanging outside the window of a home in an Italian city by Linda Abblett. Original 22" x 15" $900; giclee 20 x 15" $130
Travels Collection : Watercolor painting of Krems of Austria by Linda Abblett. Original 15" x 22" $800
Travels Collection : Watercolor painting of red luminaries hung high in a building in Hong Kong with carved stone Oriental dragons and a large Oriental fan by Linda Abblett. Original 15" x 22" $900; giclee sam size as original $130
Travels Collection : Out to Dry, Watercolor painting of laundry hanging outside the window of a home in an Italian city by Linda Abblett. Original 15" x 11" $800; giclee 22" x 16.5" $130
Travels Collection : Passing Time, Watercolor painting of three old men sitting on a bench in Italy by LInda Abblett. Original 22" x 15" $900; giclee 20" x 15" $120
Travels Collection : Peek at Volpaia, Painting of an Italian window surrounded by a vine with white flowers in bloom by Linda Abblett. Original 22" x 15" 800
Travels Collection : Posies of Panzano, Watercolor Paintings by Linda Abblett : Watercolor painting of flower pots and flowers planted in an old pot sitting outside a window in Italy. Original 22" x 15" $900; giclee same size as original $130
Travels Collection : Tobacco Shed, Watercolor painting of a tobacco barn in autumn South Carolina by Linda Abblett. Original 15" x 22" $850; giclee same size as original $130.
McKenzie River Inspirations : Catchin' Zs, Watercolor painting by Linda Abblett of a man sleeping while fishing by a river. Original 22" x 15" $800; Giclee 20" x 14" $130
McKenzie River Inspirations : Gone Fishin, Watercolor painting of a man fly fishing from a boat in the McKenzie River, Oregon. Original 15" x 11" $575
McKenzie River Inspirations : On the Water, Watercolor painting of two people kayaking on a lake by Linda Abblett. Originla 11" x 15" $575
McKenzie River Inspirations : Tres Amigas, Watercolor painting of three girls sitting on a dock by the McKenzie River by Linda Abblett. Original 15" x 11" $650
McKenzie River Inspirations : Vida Barn, Watercolor of a red barn in early autumn with goats by Linda Abblett. Original 15" x 11" $700; giclee same size as original $75
Still Life Paintings by Linda Abblett : Harvest, watercolor painting of pumpkins, apples, a pear, and Indian corn by Linda Abblett. Original and giclee prints available

Lazy Maize: View New Pricing

Summer’s Bloom: View New Pricing

Splendor in Fall: View New Pricing

On the Vine: View New Pricing

Brazen Beets: View New Pricing

Susans on the Wall: View New Pricing

Tea Time II: View New Pricing

Hanging Out in Town: View New Pricing

Krems of Austria: View New Pricing

Luminaries Hung High: View New Pricing

Out to Dry:  View New Pricing

Passing Time: View New Pricing

Peek at Volpaia: View New Pricing

Posies of Panzano: View New Pricing

Tobacco Shed: View New Pricing

Catchin’ Zs: View New Pricing

Gone Fishin’: View New Pricing

On the Water: View New Pricing

Tres Amigas: View New Pricing

Vida Barn: View New Pricing

Harvest: View New Pricing

Some of my giclée prints have had their prices reduced as well. I hope you will enjoy looking through my catalog of watercolor paintings, and that you will find something you’d enjoy hanging in your home or office. Thank you so much for considering a purchase of Linda Abblett Watercolors!

 

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First Plein Air Outing for Linda Abblett’s Art Students!

First Plein Air Outing for Linda Abblett’s Art Students!

I am continuing to have watercolor classes in my home studio. I have a great group of mostly beginners. It’s so fun to see their excitement and their emerging talent!

Last week I took the group on their first field trip. We went on a plein air outing to the Antelope Creek covered bridge in Eagle Point,to practice the skills they’ve been learning in the studio. The Eagle Point covered bridge proved to be a great subject. Here are some pictures of my students working on their plein air paintings and the wonderful results of their efforts.

First Plein Air Outing for Linda Abblett's Art Students!: Students of Linda Abblett on their first plein air outing in Eagle Point, Oregon
First Plein Air Outing for Linda Abblett's Art Students!: Students taking the exercise of putting the skills they've learned in class into practice en plein aire very seriously
First Plein Air Outing for Linda Abblett's Art Students!: Students taking the exercise of putting the skills they've learned in class into practice en plein aire very seriously
First Plein Air Outing for Linda Abblett's Art Students!: Another great plein air watercolor in progress!
First Plein Air Outing for Linda Abblett's Art Students!: A fabulous plein air watercolor in progress!
First Plein Air Outing for Linda Abblett's Art Students!: Plein air painting of the antelope Creek covered bridge in Eagle Point by a student of Linda Abblett

You are invited to join us! This won’t be the last time we do this, and after taking classes with Linda Abblett sooner than you think, you will be going with on on your own first plein air outing for Linda Abblett’s art students! Watercolor class with Linda Abblett is every Monday from 10:00am – 3:00 pm. Classes take place at Linda’s home studio in Eagle Point. It’s $30 for the day. Students bring a bag lunch. For more information contact Linda at [email protected].

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First Plein Air Outing for Linda Abblett’s Art Students!

First Plein Air Outing for Linda Abblett’s Art Students!

I am continuing to have watercolor classes in my home studio. I have a great group of mostly beginners. It’s so fun to see their excitement and their emerging talent!

Last week I took the group on their first field trip. We went on a plein air outing to the Antelope Creek covered bridge in Eagle Point,to practice the skills they’ve been learning in the studio. The Eagle Point covered bridge proved to be a great subject. Here are some pictures of my students working on their plein air paintings and the wonderful results of their efforts.

First Plein Air Outing for Linda Abblett's Art Students!: Students of Linda Abblett on their first plein air outing in Eagle Point, Oregon
First Plein Air Outing for Linda Abblett's Art Students!: Students taking the exercise of putting the skills they've learned in class into practice en plein aire very seriously
First Plein Air Outing for Linda Abblett's Art Students!: Students taking the exercise of putting the skills they've learned in class into practice en plein aire very seriously
First Plein Air Outing for Linda Abblett's Art Students!: Another great plein air watercolor in progress!
First Plein Air Outing for Linda Abblett's Art Students!: A fabulous plein air watercolor in progress!
First Plein Air Outing for Linda Abblett's Art Students!: Plein air painting of the antelope Creek covered bridge in Eagle Point by a student of Linda Abblett

You are invited to join us! This won’t be the last time we do this, and after taking classes with Linda Abblett sooner than you think, you will be going with on on your own first plein air outing for Linda Abblett’s art students! Watercolor class with Linda Abblett is every Monday from 10:00am – 3:00 pm. Classes take place at Linda’s home studio in Eagle Point. It’s $30 for the day. Students bring a bag lunch. For more information contact Linda at [email protected].

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Praying Angel Painting

Angel Painting : Praying Angel, 11 x 14 watercolor and ink collage by Linda Abblett Watercolors, November 2015

Praying Angel, 11 x 14 watercolor and ink collage

As my website was being renovated, I created a praying angel painting for the GoodBean’s Angels show! And now that I have a new blog, I wanted to make this praying angel painting the subject of my very first post. This is the GoodBean’s third annual December Angels show, but the first I have participated in. Their call to artists says that the angel art artists submit does not have to depict traditional angels, or even Christmas angels, but artist’s interpretations of angels. The assignment is very interesting and results in a great variety of different kinds of angels for the exhibition.

I didn’t have a painting of an angel ready to share, and though the angel I had in mind was a more traditional Christmas angel, I thought I would take a different approach to create one for the show. This angel is 11″ x 14″, a watercolor and ink collage. I wanted to paint a praying angel, and began by working on the background in watercolor. Separately, I created the angel, adding details in ink on top of the watercolor. Then I trimmed her and collaged her onto the background, which adds a nice dimensionality to the painting by making her “float” in the starry night sky. I am really happy with the heavenly effect.

My Praying Angel painting has already attracted many lovely compliments, and will be on display with the angels of other southern Oregon artists at GoodBean Coffee in Jacksonville, Oregon until the afternoon of December 31, 2015. GoodBean Coffee Co. is located at 165 South Oregon St. Jacksonville, OR, 97530. If you might be interested in giving this angel a home, she is $250.00. Please contact Hannah West at 541-899-2012 or [email protected] if you would like to make your purchase before New Year’s Eve. After the end of the exhibition, please contact me.

Merry Christmas!

~Linda

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