Harvest Gold Gallery
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Harvest Gold Gallery
Last Saturday, Harvest Gold hosted artists for a beautiful day of plein air painting. Featured artists Varvara Harmon and Sandra Josephine Bell joined us in the gardens and created stunning work before our eyes.
It's amazing to see the progression of a piece over a short period of time. Here is the beginning of Sandra's painting compared to a few hours later.
Varvara Harmon set up her workspace and was happy to explain her artistic process to visitors.
Varvara described her technique of masking to bystanders. This is a process of using a liquid rubber to protect sections of the paper from paint. Once everything is dried and the masking is rubbed off, the artist is left with sections of untouched paper. In this piece, Varvara used many layers of masking to create the desired effect.
Come join us this Saturday for another plein air demonstration by Sandra Josephine Bell!
Check out the artists' painting demonstrations that were done today at the Lodge at Pleasant Point! Here is Kristen Dill and Sandra Bell, two of the gallery's own artists. It was from 9am-12pm on the beach.
Here is Sandra Bell's finished painting!
On Saturday, August 1st, Harvest Gold Featured artist Sandy Bell will be doing a plein air painting event. Sandra is a representational painter whose studio is in Center Lovell, Maine. Working in oils primarily, she is inspired by whatever holds her attention. Her works include a broad spectrum of North Country subjects….often little known or off the beaten track.
She begins with her own photography and creates paintings of regional landscapes, coastal subjects, interiors and beautiful lake scenes in a variety of painting styles with a feeling of spontaneity.
She also arranges unique tableaux that when painted become a whimsical or allegorical still life.
Sandra attended college and then art school for a period of time, all the while paying close attention to 20th century America. She involved herself in historic preservation (architectural), collected and traded in antiques (dump picking too), restored old houses, provided interior design and decorating services, hiked in the mountains, sold suburban residential and country real estate, designed gardens and watched them grow, ran a private non-transitional facility for young adult patients, all the while forming a world view.
The plein air will be from 10 am to 2 pm. Dont forget to swing by!
Here are some photo's from last weeks plein air, featuring Varvara Harmon and other artists, including Sandy Bell:
One of Harvest Gold's featured artists is Roland Simard. Roland creates are using a very unique medium: pigmented pulp.
You may ask, what on earth does that mean? Bill often describes Roland's work as more of a sculpture than a painting. Each piece is constructed, or cast, by hand.
As described by the artist himself: "I process natural fibers such as cotton, flax and abaca into a pulp. The pulp is colored using pure, non-fading pigments and I use these processed, pigmented fibers to build or ‘cast’ a single sheet of paper. As part of the sheet-forming process, I introduce the pigmented pulp directly into the sheet being cast, thereby forming an image and creating an impressionistic interplay of colors and fibers."
Roland received a degree in Fine Art and Art Education from Plymouth State University. He has been teaching at Berlin High School for 33 years. Roland jokingly tells his students that his pigmented pulp pieces are "spitball art". To see more of his work, please stop by the Gallery!