Tony Conner  

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“Gray Morning Backshore” – en plein air watercolor seascape painting

“Gray Morning Backshore” –11" x 15", $900 A chilly and foggy morning along the backshore of Gloucester, Massachusetts. The open ocean with moving water is a favorite subject of mine. This seascape painting was done at a favorite location of mine as well.  I've sketch...

Gold, Green, Gray – watercolor seascape painting

“Gold, Green, Gray” – 10" x 13" I have thing for rocks and water. The area around Gloucester, Massachusetts is known as Cape Ann. The entire area is full of paintable scenes with endless variety of subject ocean and nautical subject matter.  While I enjoy all of those...

Light Wind, Rain – en plein air watercolor landscape painting

“Light Wind, Rain” – 11" x 15" Shelter from the rain! The last day of painting for Adirondacks Plein Air Festival came with heavy rain. Fortunately, a local Rod & Gun Club offered artists access to their club and its porch. This scene looks generally northeast and...

Flume Falls – en plein air watercolor landscape painting of waterfall and stream

“Flume Falls” – 11" x 15" My first visit to this well known attraction near Wilmington, New York in the Adirondacks. With rain threatening, I was lucky to have found a great viewpoint from the rocks downstream from the falls pretty quickly.  From that vantage point,...

South Creek – en plein air watercolor landscape painting

“South Creek” – 7" x 11" Hazy light on a hazy morning in the Adirondacks. South Creek is a shallow, slow moving stream that provides access to some larger lakes in the area.  This summer morning provided a glimpse of seasons to come, with a weak light and a hazy...

Raquette River, Late Summer – en plein air watercolor painting

  “Raquette River, Late Summer” – 11" x 15" This view of the Raquette River is just outside the town of Tupper Lake, New York along Rt 30.   It is a scene that I have passed and admired many times in the last thirty years. Finally, I've gotten around to painting...

Tupper Morning – early morning light en plein air watercolor painting

“Tupper Morning” – 7" x 11" Early morning light and subtle reflections on Tupper Lake, New York. Although this is a summer morning scene, the warm light that infused the scene seem the most important element. So even though it's summer, it's warm cool contrasts and...

Trees At Black Pond – en plein air watercolor landscape painting of trees

“Trees At Black Pond” – 15" x 22" An impressionistic and energetic interpretation of summer light on pine trees near Black Pond - part of the Visitors Interpretation Center (VIC) at Paul Smith's College. Most of my en plein air landscape paintings are attempts at...

Heron Pond – en plein air watercolor landscape painting

“Heron Pond” – 11" x 15" Heron Pond is one of the many lakes and ponds in the Paul Smith's College Visitors Interpretation Center (VIC).  This scene was painted during the 2018 Adirondacks Plein Air Festival. The light on this wet, showery morning seemed to intensify...

Events & Exhibits

Watercolor Painting Demonstration

Watercolor Painting Demonstration

Watercolor Painting Demonstration at Frelinghuysen-Morris House and Studio I'll be demonstrating my en plein air watercolor painting technique on Friday, June 21, 2019 at Frelinghuysen-Morris Home and Studio. The demo begins at 11am and will finish up around 1pm. En...

Classes & Workshops

Easy Class – En Plein Air Watercolor Painting

Easy Class – En Plein Air Watercolor Painting

Easy Intro to En Plein Air Watercolor Painting Two Hour Class - $25.00 All Materials Provided! Where: Sheep Hill Farm, 671 Cold Spring Road, Williamstown, Massachusetts When: 3pm, Saturday June 22, 2019.   Never painted or never painted "en plein air"? Join us in...

Greeting Cards

New Greeting Cards For Summer

Featuring many floral subjects and some of Vermonts famous Covered Bridges
High-quality, commercial printing on 80# bright-white card stock. Blank Inside. Sold in packs of four cards and matching envelopes.

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