Adirondacks in August

Winslow Homer | 1836-1910 | Adirondacks Guide
1892
Transparent watercolor with touches of opaque watercolor, rewetting, blotting and scraping, over traces of graphite, on thick, moderately textured, ivory wove paper (top edge trimmed)
329 x 545 cms | 129 1/2 x 214 1/2 ins
Art Institute of Chicago | Chicago | United

Today, I was inspired by Whiteface Mountain Castle, completed in 1937, and the panoramic views from the summit,   which Winslow witnessed not. I ♥ New York..

Lake Placid from Whiteface Mountain in Wilmington, NY

Raquette Lake, NY | August 15, 2022

Paddle your way into the great unknown.

Dahlia pinnatas by Blue Mtn Lake, Adirondacks | photograph

Dahlia pinnatas by Blue Mtn. Lake, Adirondacks | Watercolor | August 11, 2022

Shower in the boathouse @ Raquette Lake, NY | August 10, 2022

Read me | August 9, 2022

 

Castle Rock | Blue Mtn Lake, NY | August 8, 2022

♪ This is My Father’s World ♪
“This is My Father’s world
and to my listening ears
all nature sings and round me rings
the music of the spheres”
// “This is My Father’s World” Maltbie D. Babcock

Moon & Fireworks over Raquette Lake, NY | August 7, 2022

♪ It took a miracle to put the stars in place
it took a miracle to hang the world in space
but when he saved my soul cleansed and made me whole
it took a miracle of love and grace ♪
// “It Took a Miracle” John W. Peterson

Raquette Lake. New York | August 4, 2022

Cloud by day and the fire by night

Blue seascape | August 3, 2022

Monochromatic color schemes use a single color with varying shades and tints to produce a consistent look and feel.

Raquette Lake, NY | August 2, 2022

A rainfall of sailboats

Sunset over Raquette Lake | August, 2022

Sunset over Racquet Lake, NY