From Spring Into Summer 2016

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The Studio of Bernadette E. Kazmarski presents

From Spring Into Summer 2016

Celebrating the Solstice with Original Art and Prints

This post is adapted from my Summer Solstice e-newsletter. Sign up for the Art & Merchandise E-newsletter if you’d like to receive it in your email.

Summer is finally here with sunshine and bright colors of flowers and deep greens of dense summer woods, maybe even a trip to the beach. It’s the season when it’s easiest to paint en plein air with long days and no need for gloves while I work on capturing all that lush and colorful profusion in gardens and fields, on the trail and in the woods.

I’m celebrating the solstice with a discount on all landscapes, waterscapes and florals now listed on Portraits of Animals: 25% off anything in those galleries until June 30, 2016. Just use the code “SPRINGINTOSUMMER25” for your special discount on any original artwork or prints.

 “A Bend in the Road”

“The Swimming Hole”

“The Rope Swing”

A few featured works

I also have a few smaller originals that are daily sketches from my walks around Carnegie that look great as a set either as originals or as prints on canvas or paper.

From the Ground Up, Pastel

Spring Grass, Pastel

Spring Morning Leaves, Pastel

Spring Sidewalk, Pastel

These four spring themed works are all nearly the same size and framed in white wood frames that are each slightly different from another just for effect. They make a nice grouping whether as the originals or as prints, in twos, or three or all four. Click each work to read more about it. Each original is $100, framed prints are $60 each.

Serenity

Serenity, pastel, 5 x 20, 1998 © Bernadette E. Kazmarski

Serenity, pastel, 5 x 20, 1998 © Bernadette E. Kazmarski

“Serenity” is one of my favorite pastels capturing a slow-moving sailboat and a summer sunset on Lake Arthur. But it’s 5″ x 20″ and very difficult to fit it into anything near a standard frame or canvas size—what was I thinking? Because of the odd size of this painting, the only reasonable reproduction is a giclee, and it’s absolutely gorgeous.

Featured Artwork: Waterscapes

“Burnished Waves” Pastel, 10″ x 16″
Matted and framed original art, $200.00 available here.

“Sunset on the Bay” Watercolor, 24″ x 18″
Prints on paper and canvas starting at $22.50 available here.

“Evening on the Beach” Watercolor, 10″ x 8″
Prints on paper and canvas starting at $22.50 available here.

Nature-themed Sampler Box

The contents of the May Sampler Box.

The contents of the May Sampler Box.

My feline- and pet-themed Sampler Box program has gotten off to a good start, and now it’s time to start sending out a few nature-themed sampler boxes. Above is the most recent feline Sampler Box, but I have just as much art and many greeting cards and note cards you may have never seen before, plus keepsake boxes, small serving trays, nature-themed rubber stamps and more will be included in these boxes. Read more about the Sampler Box program.

Featured Artwork: Florals

“Red Climbers” Watercolor, 10″ x 20″
Prints on paper and canvas starting at $22.50 available here.

“Columbines” Watercolor, 5″ x 7″
Original painting $100.00
Prints on paper and canvas starting at $22.50 available here.

“The Perfect Place” Pastel, 10″ x 10″
Prints available starting at $22.50, available here.

You can find more art in the following galleries:

Landscapes

Waterscapes

Still Lifes and Florals

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