Open Studio Tours this weekend 11AM-5PM

Ella Who? copy copy

Ella Who?

12″ x 9″ Ink and Watercolor $400 framed.

What an exciting weekend coming up! Open studio tours will be in full swing. I am number 48 on the studio tour guide. I have several new works in my watercolor series and a new series of abstract paintings. You can also see my work in Poland, the Côte d’Azur, France, and in Liege, Belgium this summer if you are in Europe!  Please stop on by!

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You can find me at:

90 North Ct

Tiverton, RI 02878

susanmedyn@cox.net

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Long Awaited

Long Awaited Arrived at LAst © SMedyn 2015

Long Awaited  $600 framed

Ink and Watercolor on Aquabord

I enjoyed making a commission for the year of the wood sheep so much that I decided to a do a second variation on the theme.

I love seeing the little lamb arriving in an airy basket. Babies bring such joy.

I recently received an Assets for Artists grant via Rhode Island State Council for the Arts. Today I attended a fabulous workshop they offered. I am developing a new business plan. I am energized and eager to tackle new projects and will be doing so with the support of this grant.

Our skies have been fabulous recently and I am gratefully admiring each evenings sunset.

Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”
Mahatma Gandhi

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Bunny


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Bunny  $50

Mixed Media 6″ x 6″

I haven’t had a moment as my cat Arthur had a tangle with a wild animal and has had a fever and puncture wound. We have had 2 trips to the vet and he now has feline flu!!!!  My poor boy has not been very happy the past few days.

I am finally getting to post this funny bunny. I think he is more like the royal bunny sitting on his throne.

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Negotiations

Negotions ©NEGOTIATIONS   $300

INK AND WATERCOLOR 12″ X 9″

Intense negotiations are occurring. Some important decisions need to be made.

At this point there is no clue as to whether they will reach an agreement.

Venus is on the half shell.

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Blaze

blaze

BLAZE       $50

Mixed Media 7″ x 5″

Simply trying to capture light on the landscape.

Susan Medyn©2015

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Gyre

Gyre

It is wonderful to see the clouds recede. One can see the sun, the sky and the reflections that occur as night begins. I wanted to make a painting that captured the beauty the setting sun.

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Cyprium

Cyprium,

CYPRIUM     SOLD

MIXED MEDIA    6″ X 6″

“Cyprium aes” is the Latin root word for copper meaning Cyprus Metal. I would love to go to Cyprus and see the ancient site of Amathous which has an Apollo Temple. Amathus was founded around 1050BC. Pretty Cool.  Yes, I also want to see the Tomb of the Kings. Really, I want to see every site that is open there. On my bucket list.

I once worked with a child who was from Cyprus  at Shriners Burn Hospital in Boston, MA. The family taught me a number of recipes, one of which is for goat that we still love to make. I know, many of you will cringe at the thought of eating goat, but this is a most fabulous and easy recipe and I am going to share it.

GOAT IN A BAG

2 pounds goat cut in chunks

1 pound feta cut in 1/2 inch cubes

1/2 cup Greek olives

Place all in a heavy paper bag (no writing on it)  or parchment (preferable). Tightly close and bake at 250 degrees for 3 hours.

And as for SNOW,  it has snowed 19 out of 23 days in snowy New England. We have a snow depth of 3 feet and an accumulation of about 70 inches so far in Rhode Island. Boston, MA is just a foot away from reaching its all time record having already received 95.7 inches of snow.  I have turned to ignoring the weather. It helps me stay cheery.

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Primordial

Primordial

Primordial SOLD

Mixed Media   6″ x 6″

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Collage of January’s Abstract

PicMonkey Collage 2015

I created a collage of some of the abstract paintings I made this January. I am happy that several will be going to good homes.  Do you have a favorite?

Happy Ground Hog Day to all.

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Dervish

Dervish

Dervish  SOLD

Mixed Media   6″ x 6″

The dancers are spinning around. It is a tribal ritual.

Day 28 of  Leslie Saeta’s 30 in 30. Soon my abstracts will need to take a back seat to some more complex paintings I am working on.

I would love to get your feedback on my foray into the abstract.

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