Thursday, January 30, 2014

Day 29 - 30/30 Challenge - Private Gate

Private Gate
watercolor, 6" x 6", $35

This is a quiet little spot in Orient, NY – a lovely little village on the north fork of Long Island – where if you squint you'd swear you were in a tiny seafaring village 100 years ago. Lovely old Victorian houses and quaint cottages dot the narrow streets over looking Peconic Bay. (That's Shelter Island in the background.) It's a great place to walk or ride a bike and the reference photo for this was taken on one my evening excursions the summer I worked every weekend out there.

For more on Orient (formerly Oysterponds) go to the Oysterponds Historical Society.
For a short video (in which you'll see some of the other spots I've painted like the crab shack, and Latham's Farmstand) go here.