4.29.2008

Ten Tiny Paintings for May 9 and 10

Each one of these original painting miniatures is just a little bigger than a business card... 2.5" x 3.5". They are all painted on a tiny canvas stretched on a tiny wood frame. I base-coated each with a color, then painted the image, and sealed it with a permanent clear varnish. Every painting is titled, signed, and dated on the back, and comes with a tiny little artist bio. They can be used as a gift, coffee table art, a doll house original, a serving tray decoration for a tea, a thank-you for a wedding party or bridal shower, or sent in the mail as a cheery greeting to someone special.
These tiny paintings and much more will be at my Open House May 9 and 10 for the "Three Studios: Six Artists" show all on Union and Front Streets in Exeter. Dale (Framing and Painting Restoration), Lisa (Lily Designs Beading Studio) and I have a little artist enclave here and we are welcoming ... Lori Martone Pottery, Deb McLarnon Photography, and Heidi Brightman Handmade Natural Soaps. Lots to take in for a fun Mother's Day outing. Friday 4-8, Saturday 10-4.
Thanks for looking and please, pass this site on to other friends if you like my work!

Rose
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Beacon Hill Art Walk June 1. Come to see me!
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4.21.2008

Yellow Gold Cosmos

My newest six panel painting, "Yellow Gold Cosmos" is on the tall wall at Divine Cafe and Grille. Look straight ahead just as you walk in the door. It is made of three 18x24 canvas panels and three 12x36 canvas panels. Each panel is done in acrylic paint on a deep profile canvas frame with painted edges and sealed with a Liquitex non yellowing varnish for permanence. Stop in for a look or a bite to eat and let me know what you think.
Mark your calendar for my Spring Open House May 9 and 10! "Three Studios: Six Artists" all on Union and Front Streets in Exeter. Dale (Framing and Painting Restoration), Lisa (Lily Designs Beading Studio) and I have a nice little artist enclave here and will again have three others joining us... Lori Martone Pottery, Deb McLarnon Photography, and Heidi Brightman Handmade Natural Soaps. We will have a lot for you to take in for a fun Mother's Day outing. Friday 4-8, Saturday 10-4.
Thanks for looking and please, pass this site on to other friends if you like my work or know of someone looking for color!

Have a glorious sunny day.
Rose
www.salmonhouse.net
www.divinecafe.org
Spring Open House May 9 and 10 on Union St.
Beacon Hill Art Walk June 1. Come to see me!
Rose Bryant Correspondence Cards for sale at Screamer's Cafe in Stratham and online at http://www.etsy.com/


4.14.2008

New painting in the works for Divine

Pictured is a sneak peek of the next large painting in the works (the underpainting is pictured here ... colors will change drastically in the final version). It will hang on the tall wall at Divine Cafe and Grille on Lincoln Street to replace the "Asparagus Birch" and should be up by the end of the week. I think the title will be "Yellow Gold Cosmos". I just love the cosmos flower... it is so old-fashioned and willowy. Drop in at the cafe to check it out and tell me what you think!
Have a lovely spring day,

Rose
http://www.salmonhouse.net/

Spring Open house May 9 and 10. Paintings, beaded jewelry, natural soaps, pottery, photography, frame and painting restoration.
Beacon Hill Art Walk June 1.
Rose Bryant correspondence card packs for sale at Screamer's Cafe.

4.12.2008

Asparagus Birch Finds a New Home


Hello to you all and happy spring. A lot has gone on since a little over a week ago. We have started a kitchen renovation (not pictured) and we had a bit of major tree surgery.... so the regular activities here have been a little disjointed, and I am guessing this is just the beginning. It is all good, though, and I can't wait to see the final product. We have a good friend, Denis, working with us on the construction.
Art news: My huge painting "Asparagus Birch" previously hanging at Divine Cafe and Grille (pictured) has a new owner... Martha. She has the perfect space for it... a gorgeous home with vaulted ceilings, and the wall on which the painting will live is a very warm, receptive, medium-dark gray. My painting (now hers) is in very good company, as well, with other art and color filling the home. I love to see how collectors of my art choose to show the paintings... I always feel like the art belongs exactly where they put it. The painting is acrylic on four separate canvases. Each canvas is 24x36 inches so the total size is 48x72 inches. All panels are framed in natural poplar.
Coming event: Mark your calendars for May 9 and 10... Spring Art Open House at my studio and the studios of two other friends on my street! More to come. Enjoy the day and thank you for looking!
Rose

4.03.2008

Happy April Everyone... from The Dancer.

(SOLD) The painting pictured here is a 12x12 acrylic on canvas. It is now in my solo show at the Exeter Public Library. I like the feeling of the freedom and movement in it.... makes me really ready for the sunny days ahead. This painting started with a sketch. Then I turned the sketch upside down, transferred the image to a canvas and actually painted the image upside down. Sometimes I try different angles and placements for painting... it makes the process less tight... not confined by expectations, and you never know how the piece will end up. I thought this one said "fun".

Spring always brings new growth... and now you can find my cards for sale at Screamer's Cafe in Stratham . I am in the process of expanding that direction, so if you know of a busy little boutique or shop, let me know!
On a musical note: Hope you can join the gang at the Divine Cafe this evening. They are having their first "Acoustic Cafe Thursdays" from 5-9. Serving dinner and jamming. BYOB. Tell them Rose mentioned it. No special services will happen, but they will smile.
Thank you for looking... If you like my color please save this site and send it on to a friend.
Feel free to leave me a comment in the comment section.
Have a lovely day!
Rose