Meadow at Longwood – Watercolor

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“Meadow at Longwood” watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (12 x 9, Available)

I had a wonderful fall day painting the meadow at Longwood Gardens with my friend and fellow artist George Gallatig. This location is exceptional because the color continually changes. It truly is a magical place. In the spring I want to return and paint a larger version. The photos below show just how beautiful this location is in the fall. On my easel is a small red plexiglass from Annie Strack which helps one see values when painting. This watercolor is available unframed 12 x 9, or framed to 14 x 11 and can be shipped. Inquiries to mucciyvonne@yahoo.com  ©Yvonne Pecor Mucci, all rights reserved.

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Stone Arch Bridge – Watercolor

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“Stone Arch Bridge” by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (Framed to 11 x 14, Sold)

The stone arch bridge shown above was painted at Winterthur during the Brandywine Plein Air exhibition. I loved the fall colors reflecting in the water. Great day painting and talking about all of the beautiful locations included in this competition. These wonderful colors will be replaced with snow, and I may have to trek out there and capture another season!

A portion of every sale benefits Children’s Beach House. www.cbhinc.org

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Hate to wait a whole year for the next Plein Air Brandywine Valley Competition!

Last Light – Quick Draw

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“Last Light” watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (Framed 11 x 14, Sold)

“Last Light” watercolor was a quick draw for the Plein Air Brandywine Valley competition. It started at 4pm, so the light was fading. It is a big challenge for me to capture a moment in two hours, including framing. During these quick draw competitions the time goes by in a flash and you rely on skills you hope will be there when you need them! You take a deep breath, start throwing on paint and remind yourself that this is the very best you can do on that day. Crazy, but I would not miss participating!

It was fun to see locals at the Marshalton Inn viewing artwork that had been started a few hours earlier! Part of every sale benefited the Children’s Beach House. www.cbhinc.org

Below is the thumbnail sketch I did before the Quick Draw start. These handy little sketch books were compliments of Jerry’s Artarama in Wilmington, DE. I used mine all week! Thank you to Annie Strack who procured the samples and put together swag bags for the painters.

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It’s here! – Plein Air Brandywine Valley

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My gear is packed and I am ready to paint! I look forward to participating in Plein Air Brandywine Valley all year! Amazing locations! Great weather! Great cause!

Plein Air Brandywine valley is more than a painting and photography competition. It is a fundraiser for Children’s Beach House, a nonprofit that focuses on special-needs children.  More than 70 artists will create stunning artwork during the next 4 days at different locations throughout the Brandywine Valley. It all ends with a gala at Winterthur for an exhibit and sale of all artwork. Every sale benefits Children’s Beach House. http://www.cbhinc.org

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Welcome To The Inn watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (Framed 16 x 20, Available)

Welcome To The Inn watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (Framed 16 x 20, Available)

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The Cove At Riverwinds – Watercolor

“The Cove At Riverwinds” watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (Framed 11 x 14, Available)

Riverwinds sits on the Jersey side of the Delaware River south of Philadelphia. I could hardly see the city skyline across the river. The golf course was muted by the atmosphere. Usually there’s a lot of boating activity to watch both in the river and the adjacent cove, but not on this overcast morning. The low hanging clouds kept most home and brought a quiet peaceful feeling to this location. I started en plein air, but a few hours later the rain sent me packing to finish up in studio.

This painting is available matted and framed. It can also be shipped. Inquiries to mucciyvonne@yahoo.com

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Peaceful Garden – Watercolor

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“Peaceful Garden” watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (Framed 11 x 14, Sold)

Sarah’s garden is beautiful! The simple subject of “Peaceful Garden” was complicated to paint. More detail? Less detail? …and so it went. The drawing had to be right and the background simplified because there was so much detail on the birdbath. I love capturing the light and pushing the color in a painting, it brings you right back to that place and time! Which was very peaceful.

This was Cedarburg Plein Air’s 16th year. Happy to have been part of it.

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Stilt House “Locally Raised” – Watercolor

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“Locally Raised” watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (Framed 14 x 11)

“Locally Raised” watercolor was painted for Cedarburg Plein Air gems which was the last day of the event. Lots of people were out and about, enjoying the town of Cedarburg, WI.

In the early 1900’s, the owner of the tavern asked the city for permission to add a second floor onto the existing building. After the city denied his request, he raised the building up on “stilts” and built a first floor underneath. Hence the name Stilt House. They have great food!

This painting is available and can be shipped framed, inquiries to mucciyvonne@yahoo.com

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Red Pops – Quickpaint

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“Red Pops” watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (Framed 11 x 14)

“Red Pops” was yet another tough quick paint for me. Besides it only being a 2 hour window for painting and framing, it had to be 90 degrees in town. I found a bit of shade and a few red poppies and gave it a go. Luckily before I had my paper stamped I found my palette missing, quick trip home and I was good to go, or so I thought.

2 hours goes quick, I was just about running up the street with my framed painting to make the time cutoff. So I lived to paint another day at the Cedarburg Plein Air competition! Eventually I will master these quick paints! Till then, they are memories which make me laugh, roll my eyes, and cringe at the same time!

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Hayrake – Watercolor

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“Hayrake” watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (Framed 14 x 11, Sold)

A retired hayrake sits rusting in front of a well preserved blue-gray barn in the Hamilton Historic District. This glade leading up to the barn glowed in the late afternoon sun. It was magical! Best part was being able to enjoy the company of friends while I finished painting.

“Hayrake” was painted during the Cedarburg Plein Air competition. Fabulous event, even better people. Thank you to Cecily and John who give me free reign to paint on their property.

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Twisted – Watercolor

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“Twisted” watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (Framed 16 x 20, Sold)

“Twisted at Turn Halle” was painted for the Plein Air Cedarburg event in Wisconsin. This 1867 fieldstone building sits in the Hamilton Historic District. The twisted tree made for an interesting subject, constantly turning in every direction.

The weather was perfect which resulted in some really strong painting from 150 artists. Thank you to my hosts, whom I treasured time spent. Love everything about this event except that it was a week earlier. Have to say that I missed being able to stroll the town during Strawberry Fest. Hopefully next year!

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White Barn – Watercolor

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“White Barn” watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (Framed 20 x 16, Available)

“White Barn” watercolor was painted during the Chestertown RiverArts “Paint The Town” plein air competition. Rich with farms, the area is not lacking for subject matter. Everything about this barn drew me in. Sitting on a little hill, multiple silos, wide open landscape, and the white washed wood with green trim, how could I resist!

After a full day of painting, RiverArts hosted the artists to a banquet of homemade dishes. YUM! Nice to break bread with fellow artists and hear stories of the unforgiving weather everyone experienced. Thank you to everyone at RiverArts who made sure we were all taken care of and provided a well attended artist reception.

This painting is available, inquiries to mucciyvonne@yahoo.com

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Faded Blues – Watercolor

"Faded Blues" watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (Framed 11 x 14, available)

“Faded Blues” watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (Framed 11 x 14, available)

When it is full summer and you’re painting plein air, sometimes you want a subject without a lot of green. That’s one of the reasons I chose to paint “Faded Blues”. Loved the old wood and missing shutter on this building that was being restored. It used to be a general store on Still Pond Road.

Such a rainy week for the Chestertown RiverArts “Paint The Town” plein air competition, but it did not stop any of the artists from producing quality work. The misting actually helped me apply texture on the blue clapboard.

This painting is available and can be shipped. Inquiries to mucciyvonne@yahoo.com

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Creekside – Watercolor

"Creekside" watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (Framed 11 x 14, available)

“Creekside” watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (Framed 11 x 14, available)

“Creekside” watercolor was painted on a gorgeous day of plein air painting at the end of Rileys Mill Road in Chestertown, MD. Sunshine peaked in and out of the clouds all day at RiverArts 7th Annual “Paint The Town” plein air competition. I loved the duck blind sitting on the edge of the creek and the silver reflections of sky.

This watercolor is available and can be shipped, inquiries to mucciyvonne@yahoo.com

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White Swan Tavern – Quick Paint

“White Swan Tavern” watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (Framed 11 x 14, available)

“White Swan B&B” watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (Framed 11 x 14, available)

So how does a watercolor artist paint in the rain? By bringing your big beach umbrella and crossing your fingers! My quick paint experiences are never great, full of stress, and limited to two hours including framing. But I do them to challenge myself. Pushing to make quick decisions on color and composition.

“White Swan Tavern” was painted for the RiverArts 7th Annual “Paint The Town” plein air competition in Chestertown, MD. The 18th century Bed and Breakfast is located near Washington College in the center of Chestertown historic district.

This watercolor is available and can be shipped, inquiries to mucciyvonne@yahoo.com

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Betterton Days – Watercolor

"Betterton Days" watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (Framed 20 x 16, sold)

“Betterton Days” watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (Framed 20 x 16, sold)

Had a great time painting at the RiverArts 7th Annual “Paint The Town” in Chestertown, MD. We could paint anywhere in picturesque Kent County. Betterton Beach was beautiful in the pouring rain! I simplified the dock a bit to give the overall painting a peaceful feel.

Such a fun plein air competition, I’ll definitely be back next year to paint the town! Special thanks goes out to Cindy for her fabulous hospitality.

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Morning Walk – Watercolor

Morning Walk watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (Framed 11 x 14, Sold)

Morning Walk watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (Framed 11 x 14, Sold)

Morning Walk watercolor was painted during the Plein Air Brandywine Valley exhibit at Winterthur Museum and Garden.  It depicts a little hiking trail behind Winterthur called Chandler Woods. I walked this trail and the adjacent meadow just on the outskirts of Winterthur after turning in my remaining paintings for the Plein Air Brandywine Valley competition. Great fun painting and conversing with patrons!

I have to say thank you to every person who had a hand in making this event a success.  The tireless hours spent procuring locations, coordinating artists, feeding artists, exhibiting and selling the artwork is greatly appreciated!  Every sale benefits Children’s Beach House, a nonprofit that focuses on children with special needs. http://www.cbhinc.org

Painting inquiries to mucciyvonne@yahoo.com

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Winterthur Fireworks – Watercolor

Winterthur Fireworks watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (Framed 16 x 20)

Winterthur Fireworks watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (Framed 16 x 20)

As far as painting locations go, one can never go wrong with Winterthur Museum and Gardens.  Day four of Plein Air Brandywine valley was spent near the gazebo. I wanted a different subject that played against all the bursting fall color.

This painting was donated to Children’s Beach House to be sold during their Winter White event on December 4th. Children’s Beach House is a nonprofit that focuses on special-needs children. http://www.cbhinc.org   What a fabulous event for a great cause!

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Indian Summer – Watercolor

Indian Summer watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (Framed 20 x 16, Sold)

Indian Summer watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (Framed 20 x 16, Sold)

Imagine being able to walk through pastures of an amazing property and paint anywhere you wish! That was my experience at the Bright property on day three of the Plein Air Brandywine Valley competition. I set up my easel on one of the back pastures with rolling hills on all sides and painted the view of the main barn. The title, Indian Summer, describes this day in late October which was filled with warm sunshine and beautiful fall colors.

Met lots of other artists and photographers, all enjoying this location while creating stunning artwork to help support Children’s Beach House, a nonprofit that focuses on special-needs children.  www.cbhinc.org  All of the artwork was then put up for exhibit and sale over the weekend at Winterthur Museum and Gardens.

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Garden View – Watercolor

Garden View watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (Framed 11 x 14, Sold)

Garden View watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (Framed 11 x 14, Sold)

Around the corner from the Blacksmith Shop in Marshallton, PA there is a large federal style home with a garden out back. Late afternoon sunlight lit up these huge hydrangea against the stone building.

Garden View watercolor was my last painting before the sun disappeared.  That late afternoon sun is golden which added to the color in both the stone and hydrangeas.

This watercolor was painted as part of Plein Air Brandywine Valley which benefits Children’s Beach House.  http://www.cbhinc.org   Thank you to the art patron who purchased this painting.  Every sale benefits Children’s Beach House and I am thrilled to be a participant in this event.

Painting inquiries to mucciyvonne@yahoo.com

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Welcome To The Inn – Watercolor

Welcome To The Inn watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (Framed 16 x 20, Available)

Welcome To The Inn watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (Framed 16 x 20, Available)

Welcome To The Inn watercolor depicts the Marshalton Inn located in Marshallton, PA.  This was my choice for day two of the Plein Air Brandywine Valley competition.  There are many beautiful historic buildings along Strasburg Road located about four miles west of West Chester.  The town was filled with artists and photographers capturing the many subjects along the main street. Amazing day!

I love the stone work on the Inn and the way the shadows cast across the different textures.  It was quite the challenge, but well worth it because I received the honor of 2nd place for this watercolor. Such a thrill when your name is called, especially when you were not expecting it!  Thank you to everyone who enjoyed my painting enough to choose it as a winner.

The Marshalton Inn hosted this event which helps out Children’s Beach House, a nonprofit that focuses on special-needs children.  www.cbhinc.org  Every sale benefits Children’s Beach House.  Thank you to the owners and staff of the Inn were so very accommodating to all of the artists.

This painting is available, please send inquiries to mucciyvonne@yahoo.com

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Springhouse at Coverdale – Watercolor

Springhouse at Coverdale  watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (Framed 11 x 14, Sold)

Springhouse at Coverdale watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (Framed 11 x 14, Sold)

I loved walking down a grassy path and discovering this springhouse with a row of hay bales sitting atop a back pasture.  There were still a few good hours of sunlight left for day one of the Plein Air Brandywine Valley competition, so I set up my easel and got to work!

Most older farms employed a springhouse.  Some were built directly over a spring, others were built from fieldstone and used to keep water, milk and staples cool. This springhouse is part of the Coverdale Farm Preserve in Greenville, DE.

Plein Air Brandywine valley is more than a painting and photography competition. It is a fundraiser for Children’s Beach House, a nonprofit that focuses on special-needs children.  www.cbhinc.org  Over 70 artists paint and photograph during 4 days at different locations throughout the Brandywine Valley.  It ends with a gala at Winterthur for an exhibit and sale of all artwork. Every sale benefits Children’s Beach House, 

Painting inquiries to mucciyvonne@yahoo.com

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Relaxing At Coverdale – Watercolor

Relaxing At Coverdale watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (Framed 20 x 16, Available)

Relaxing At Coverdale watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (Framed 20 x 16, Available)

Coverdale Farm Preserve, located in Greenville Delaware, was my painting location site for day one of the Plein Air Brandywine Valley competition. Great spot, full of animals and a gorgeous field stone barn. So many subject choices here, but I loved the sheep leading up to the main barn. Perfect sunny day resulted in this painting.

This week long Plein Air Brandywine Valley competition is a fundraiser for Children’s Beach House, a nonprofit that focuses on special-needs children.  www.cbhinc.org  Over 70 artists paint and photograph during 4 days at different locations throughout the Brandywine Valley.  It ends with a gala at Winterthur for an exhibit and sale of all artwork. Every sale benefits Children’s Beach House, 

This painting is available. Painting inquiries to mucciyvonne@yahoo.com

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Plein Air Brandywine Valley

Plein Air Brandywine Valley 2015 Juried Competition

Plein Air Brandywine Valley 2015,  Juried Competition to benefit Children’s Beach House

Tomorrow, at sunrise, I’ll be setting up my easel in the beautiful Brandywine Valley to paint alongside some of the best plein air painters and photographers. 75 to be exact!  During the next four days, we’ll capture a wide variety of scenic properties located in the Brandywine Valley.  Last year the weather was a bit wet, but it did not hinder this fabulous event.  Looks like sunshine will be in abundance, so I can’t wait to start painting!

Each artist submits at least four paintings which are judged and then displayed for viewing and purchase at an opening gala scheduled for Friday, October 23 from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. at The Visitor Center of Winterthur Museum and Garden located in Wilmington, DE.  Gala tickets can be purchased online www.pleinairbrandywinevalley.org  A portion of the proceeds from the art sales will benefit Children’s Beach House. A great organization doing a world of good!  www.cbhinc.org

The works will remain on display for purchase and viewing throughout the remainder of the weekend and are free to the public. (Saturday, October 24, 2015 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sunday, October 25, 2015 from noon – 3 p.m.) I’ll be at Winterthur Saturday and Sunday afternoon if anyone wants to stop by and check out all the artwork.  It really is a beautiful exhibit!

Below are some of my watercolor paintings from last years competition. pleinair_mucci ©Yvonne Pecor Mucci. All rights reserved. Do not copy or reproduce site contents without my written permission.

Libby’s Place – Watercolor

Libbys Place watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (Available, Framed 11 x 14)

Libby’s Place watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (Available, Framed 11 x 14)

Mauricetown is located in southern New Jersey along the Maurice River.  It is a tiny little town packed with Colonial, Federal and Victorian style homes.  The Cumberland County Cultural and Heritage Commission and the Mauricetown Historical Society host an annual Artists’ Day, complete with music and food!

Had a great time talking with locals, painting a neat portico en plein air and having the company of other artists.  I’ll definitely be back for Mauricetown Artists’ Day next year!  Great fun!

This watercolor painting is available.
Frame size is 11 x 14, mat opening is 9 x 11
Inquiries to mucciyvonne@yahoo.com

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Sunset Lake – Plein Air Watercolor

Sunset Lake Watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (Framed 20 x 16, Available)

Sunset Lake Watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (Framed 20 x 16, Sold)

The Cumberland County Cultural & Heritage Commission partners with Gallery 50, Inc. in Bridgeton, NJ to host the Cohansey Riverfest Plein Air Competition.  Each year the number of local artists participating increases, which results in a beautiful painting exhibition featuring a very important watershed in southern New Jersey.  Thank you to Matt and Gallery 50 for all their work in putting this event together.

Last year when I participated, Sunset Lake was down to a small stream.  So happy to see the repairs finished and this lake back to its previous splendor.  Nice day painting while watching ducks, fishermen and locals come and go!
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Gingerbread – Cedarburg Plein Air

Gingerbread watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci

Gingerbread watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci

Day two and three of Cedarburg Plein Air found me in the middle of town with way too many subject choices. I could spend weeks painting and only touch upon the abundance of interesting surroundings.

The Gingerbread embellishment on the 1849 Kuehfuss house is what drew me in. Of course once you start it, you ask yourself why in the world did I choose this building. So much detail for plein air, but the way the light hit the building and the picket fence made me jump in with both feet. Besides, figuring it out is half the challenge!

Downtown was full of people and I think most stopped to chat or take a look at the process. At one point I felt like I was giving a watercolor demo. The kids had the best questions!

This painting was not exhibited at the cultural center. I wish we were allowed to exhibit more than two paintings for the main event.

This watercolor painting is available for purchase.
Frame size is 16 x 20, mat opening is 11.5 x 15.5. It is painted on 140 pound Arches cold press paper. Inquiries to mucciyvonne@yahoo.com

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Something New – Watercolor

Something New watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci

Something New watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci
(Framed 16 x 20, Available) Inquiries to mucciyvonne@yahoo.com

Something New watercolor is a painting of some wonderful antiques to be found at Royal Port Antiques in Salem, NJ. Suzanne stages all of the antiques at Royal Port so that you can imagine them in your home. I found this still life on their front porch where I painted en plein air for the day as part of the Salem County Arts in Bloom tour. Half the fun was interacting with the community!

Thank you to Suzanne and Michael Cooke who hosted the Salem County Art League in their beautiful, huge antique store. If you’re in the area, it is well worth checking it out.

This painting is available for purchase. Painting inquiries to mucciyvonne@yahoo.com

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Salem NJ Pride – Watercolor

Salem Pride watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci

Salem Pride watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci
(Framed 16 x 20, Available) Inquiries to mucciyvonne@yahoo.com

The weather was great for the Salem County Arts In Bloom tour! Once again, Royal Port Antiques hosted the Art League.  Just south of Royal Port you can find many beautiful historical homes, which is where I painted en plein air.  These doors and the flag drew me in.  It was a lot of fun to talk with people taking the tour while painting.

Salem Pride watercolor depicts two homes on Market Street in Salem, NJ. To the left is the James Wood – 1760 colonial, on the right is the Samuel Clement – 1790s federal style brick.

This painting is available for purchase.
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Meet Me At The Corner – Watercolor

Meet Me On The Corner watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (framed 16 x 20, available)

Meet Me On The Corner watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (framed 16 x 20, available)

Had a great day of painting in the Hammonton Plein Air Competition.  This quaint town has lots of interesting architectural buildings. I spent the day painting the Gazette building.

All of the paintings completed during the plein air competition will be on exhibition through Sunday at Kramer Hall Noyes Gallery, which is the newest addition to the Arts District in Downtown Hammonton, New Jersey.  Thank you to Mike Cagno, Executive Director, Noyes Museum of Art, who made this event a fantastic experience.

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Our Spot – Watercolor

Our Spot watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (Framed 20 x 16, Sold)

Our Spot watercolor by Yvonne Pecor Mucci (Framed 20 x 16, Sold)

“Our Spot” watercolor was my final painting for the Plein Air Brandywine Valley competition.  I had visited Winterthur two years ago in the spring and loved this particular tree that was stretching out over a bench.  Thought it was in the azalea garden and it took me quite awhile to find it in the peony garden.  The spot was even more beautiful with the fall color bursting around the garden bench.  While painting, I wondered how many had rested or had a conversation in that exact spot.

This competition ended with a gala held at Winterthur Museum & Gardens in the visitor center.  There had to be over 400 paintings from 75 artists.  Every sale benefits The Children’s Beach House, a nonprofit which helps special needs children.  www.cbhinc.org

Thank you to everyone that lent a hand to this competition.  Can’t wait to participate again next fall!

Painting inquiries to mucciyvonne@yahoo.com

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