Monthly Archives: November 2017

Hot off my easel! ( here in my Québec studio)

Just finished this pastel, second in a series of  paintings of an historic cottage in New Hampshire. The light in this chamber was stunning and haunting in a peaceful sense. The variety of New England wood (cherry, pines, oaks) is … Continue reading

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THIS JUST IN! New opening time and complete painting list

“A painting is different from a photograph. Buy a painting and feel alive!” -Joe Cumming, November 25, 2017   Due to popular demand, the time of my show will now be open for viewing 1:00-6:00 today. Also, here is latest … Continue reading

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SOLD! (third painting!) and a CORRECTION

Just sold this (third painting pre-show sale! Also a correction: In my last post I sot a photo os my lovely sister Anne as a model with my biggest painting of the show (for scale) . NOTE! Anne was NOT … Continue reading

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SOLD! Just sold my second biggest painting of the show…

…and the show hasn’t even started yet! Here’s a complete painting list of what’s still available and what has sold. All will be on exhibit at the Saturday show 3;00-6;00 at the Cumming Tate house. Stop by if you’r on … Continue reading

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EXTREME DANGER! Just finished this pastel for next Saturday show!

My first day of hiking in Ireland, this past summer was memorable. Over six miles and three hours hiking on the edge of the Cliffs of Moher with wind gusts up to 50 mph, swollen stream crossings, combined with menacing … Continue reading

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Live art from Quebec! Fourth painting from my new Canadian studio

This is actually a study for a much larger commission. (color relations, composition, and journalistic precision and accuracy make this study important for one of several commissions this winter. It will be included in my show next Saturday the 25th. … Continue reading

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Hot off the easel in Quebec! Third painting in my Canadian studio

In September of 1978, I sketched this famous 1890s wood stove of  the historic Kilmarnock  summer cottage in Tamworth, N.H. Today I painted this pastel in my Quebec studio. It’s based on sketches and photos from an overnight visit this … Continue reading

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First snow. Second painting for my show (mark your calendars!)

Awoke this morning to the first snow of the season here in Trois-Rivières Quebec. Belle! Just finished this pastel for my November 25 show. Mark your calendars: November 25, 3;00-6;00 at the Cumming/Preston house. “Kenneth’s Bridge in October”, 14″x11″ pastel … Continue reading

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Hot off the easel in Quebec!

“Last October light on the Boathouse”, 11″x14″, pastel on paper Here’s my first painting in my new studio in Trois-Rivières Quebec!This is my first full winter in French Canada that I’ve been dreaming about for 25 years. This pastel is … Continue reading

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