Thursday, December 29, 2016

HAPPY NEW YEAR and GOOD BYE 2016


Hello Friends,  Would you like to be on the grounds of the picture above?
I think it would be a great place to 'Ring in the New Year' for most.


But since we enjoy the beauty from my own back yard, I think we would choose this view of the Milky Way.

Could be because we are artists and we enjoy nature.
We hope to see more of you out there enjoying nature this coming year.
It would be a great place to stretch your wings and fling your paint!!

Happy New Year


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Tuesday, December 27, 2016

OUR FAVORITES FROM 2016


Hello Friends,  Last post about 2016 favorites !   Sue Furrow was torn between the exhibit at the Arts Depot in Abingdon and the exhibits we have at the GOOSE CREEK GALLERY that change every 2 months.


The show in Abingdon was a real treasure but it is hard to bet the ongoing support of Patrick and Mitchell at Goose Creek in Bedford, Va.

We thank them all and encourage you to visit these fine establishments during our NEW 2017, that will show it's face in just a few more days.

Thank you for your support and for keeping up with our passions.

Happy Trails

Friday, December 23, 2016

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL

Beautiful painting by Bonnie Mason

Hello Dear Friends,  Pausing for a minute in the busiest time of the year to WISH  you a happy, peaceful, warm Holiday.
May you get all that you have on your list.

HAPPY HOLIDAYS
MERRY CHRISTMAS

the Double Line Painters

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

FAVORITE MEMORIES FROM 2016



Hello Friends,  Todays memories are shared by Mary Anne Meador.  She says "Goose Creek is my favorite home away from home.  Not only enjoying the displaying of my art with the DLP's but also to be inspired by other artists.
All of us DLP's share her sentiments and love the owners, Patrick and Mitchell.

Visit Mary Anne's blog HERE.

A few more posts of fav's left for 2016.

Happy Trails

Monday, December 19, 2016

FAVORITE SHOW/EXHIBIT MEMORIES FOR 2016


Hello Friends,  Hope your Holiday plans are going well.  We are still sharing some favorite memories from 2016

Bonnie Mason says, "My favorite art show memory is when I looked up and saw my DLP friends walking in the door at 2nd Helpings for the reception of my solo show last summer. It really means a lot when your friends show up for a reception!"

And if you are an artist, you know what it means.  You are going to be glad if you visit Bonnie's website HERE.

A couple more to go before the end of 2016.

So glad to know you stopped by to read about our thoughts.

Happy Trails

Friday, December 16, 2016

FAVORITE SHOW - EXHIBIT MEMORIES IN 2016


Hello Friends,  Reminiscing about the year that just flew past us will be the subject of the next few posts.  Studying the year of 2016 may be a good thing to do for business and for the individual calenders.  We can make plans based on what happened in the past year.

Judy Lochbrunner's favorite memory is (in her own words) :

I think it has to be hanging the show at the Arts Depot in Abingdon.  It was a big show in a new location that was 130 miles from Roanoke.  Because of the distance extra planning and back-up plans were needed.  But the best news is that it all came together beautifully

We all enjoyed the reception and the wonderful little Big town of Abinddon.

Hope to repeat soon.

Enjoy your 2016.

Happy Trails

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

TIDBITS FROM MEMBERS OF THE DOUBLELINE PAINTERS


Hello Friends,  The last member is Sue Furrow and this is one of her favorite paintings.
Sue is growing and stretching in a different direction with her work and this painting reflects that stretch.  A simplified, more abstract approach to landscapes.  If you click on the image you will get a larger version and may be able to see some of the "BROKEN WORDS".

You can visit Sue's website HERE.

Next up is a favorite show/exhibit from everyone.

Another day or so and it will be cold again, something may even come down as wintery percip.

Enjoy your December.

Happy Trails

Sunday, December 11, 2016

TIDBITS FROM MEMBERS OF THE DOUBLE LINE PAINTERS


Hello Friends,  This post is about Mary Anne Meador's work.  Mary Anne said she painted this painting using some reference photos she took while in DT Roanoke, Va., near the Taubman Museum.
Mary Anne enjoys painting the figure and the bustling city life.

OneDoubleLineArtist is the name of Mary Anne's blog so click and see what else she enjoys.

Are you having a fab ending for 2016?

Happy Trails

Saturday, December 10, 2016

TIDBITS FROM THE MEMBERS OF THE DOUBLE LINE PAINTERS


Hello Dear Friends,  Time for another tidbit about Judy.  (BTW-I'm posting these in the order received)  
Judy's favorite painting is titled "Main-ly A Meadow #2".  Pretty catchy, heh?
Inspired by a wonderful walk we took last September at Acadia National Park in Maine.
Perfect weather and a trail that surprised us with it's beauty at every turn.

She certainly captured the beauty of that park !

And Judy has a beautiful new website that you can visit HERE!!

Please stay tuned, much more to come.

We hope you are enjoying your holidays.

Travel Safely

Thursday, December 8, 2016

TIDBITS FROM MEMBERS OF THE DOUBLE LINE PAINTERS


Hello Dear Friends,  This is a tidbit about Bonnie.  Also in her own words :

My favorite painting is the one I'm working on right now of course! But I'm pretty happy with the one I just finished, too. Its called "The Neighbor's Barn". The light was so beautiful that day and this one just seemed to paint itself. I was happy with the sense of light and distance I was able to express.

That is a gorgeous painting up there !  What a sense of light !!  Everything Bonnie paints is gorgeous.


Hope you are enjoying our little TIDBITS.

Remember to Breathe.

Travel Safely

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

TIDBITS FROM EACH MEMBER OF THE DOUBLE LINE PAINTERS


Hello Dear Friends,  This tidbit is from Linda Schaar.  Linda is a fantastic plein aire painter but this piece was painted in her studio and here is why in her own words.

"In July of this summer, we ventured to the Blacksburg area and visited VT and the Haun Horticultural Garden and a few more areas.   This was a photo gathering trip.  I painted the Koi from a photo taken at the Haun HG.

So this is what the "TIDBITS" are all about !
You will hear from all of us during the Holidays.

We sincerely hope all your plans and shopping are going smoothly.
This time of the year can be stressful, breath deeply, often.

Safe Travels