Garden Flag, Birches 1 Autumn Showers

Garden Flag, Birches 1 Autumn Showers is 11″ x 15″, design imprinted on one side of a cotton/bamboo fabric panel with a 1.5″  rod pocket sewn across the top. Bracket is not included. Flags are printed on cotton muslin with a light fabric transfer finished with a “hot peel”, which means I peel the backing […]

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October Nature Desktop Calendar: Birches 1, Autumn Showers

From the time I met the paper birch in our front yard I have always been attracted to the delicately detailed white bark of birch trees which seemed to emit its own faint light in any season. Here, in the darkness of the woods, the grouping of white trunks looks like a crowd clustered for […]

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Autumn Showers, the Magic of Birches

Near me, the leaves are beginning to change color in earnest, and autumn rain has been falling. In this experimental oil pastel from 2000, using oil pastels with turpentine to soften and blend them, I tried my best to capture that sense of the blazing white trunks and leaves against the woods darkened by overcast […]

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Autumn Showers, the Magic of Birches

From the time I met the paper birch in our front yard I have always been attracted to the delicately detailed white bark of birch trees which seemed to emit its own faint light in any season. Here, in the darkness of the woods, the grouping of white trunks looks like a crowd clustered for […]

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Birches 1, Autumn Showers, oil pastel

The original of this painting was oil pastel, 24.5″ x 18″, on 300 lb. smooth watercolor paper. ABOUT THE ARTWORK From the time I met the paper birch in our front yard I have always been attracted to the delicately detailed white bark of birch trees which seemed to emit its own faint light in […]

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Autumn-themed Garden Flags

What happened to September? Is it autumn already? Yes, and time for new garden flags! After a summer of experimentation with different materials and processes, we are ready to go into production with new designs for felines and nature. Mimi modeled this autumn design way back in the spring when I made the first few […]

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The Splendor of Autumn and Welcome to Winter 2016

< The Studio of Bernadette E. Kazmarski presents The Splendor of Autumn and Welcome to Winter 2016 Original Art and Prints and Greeting Cards for the Season Autumn has arrived in the angle and color of sunlight, leaves beginning to change from green to their autumn brilliance, geese flying south and my bird feeders mobbed […]

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New Nature-themed Garden Flags

What happened to September? Is it autumn already? Yes, and time for new garden flags! After a summer of experimentation with different materials and processes, we are ready to go into production with new designs for felines and nature. About the flags My new flags are 11″ x 15″ because my largest fabric transfers are […]

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November Nature Desktop Calendar: Nature’s Ornaments

In a row of trees growing wild along the railroad tracks brightening up an overcast November day, this was one of no fewer than three varieties of crabapples along my walk. At a time when the days are noticeably shorter and the darkness comes early, what a joy to find these colorful decorations provided by […]

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Birches 2, Radiance, ink with watercolor washes

I remember, after I’d spent two weeks on the ink drawing that is the basis of this work, holding a wet brush full of yellow watercolor, not sure it was the right thing to do, and absolutely sure I’d screw it up if painted it in. I’m so glad I took the chance. We have […]

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