Linda Wesner Art

Have you ever found a bundle of old letters or photos – yours or your family’s – and felt that tug of emotion between past and present? That is the feeling I try to create in my realistic colored pencil drawings, paintings, and quirky collages.

Waiting for Spring: April 15, 2018

Short North Neighbors, Spring

16×20, colored pencil

We spy the white blossoms at long last, bursting forth against the blue spring sky.

Cascade: April 1, 2018

Kent Falls, ed_em

We watch, transfixed, as the surging river seeks its ancient course to the gorge below.

Fish Fry: March 18, 2017

Catch of the Day

Friday Lenten fish dinners remind me of fried haddock.

 

Homeplace: March 4, 2018

House on Hill 1, ed_em

Those old houses by the road always call to me with their stories.

House on the Hill: February 25, 2018

Forgotten Paths XV1, ed, email

Do you remember the house on the hill by the creek?

Sights Unseen: February 18, 2018

The Beckoning Road

We find our greatest joy when exploring that curving side road for sights unseen.

Dreams of Summer: February 11, 2018

Flower Form 2, ed _em2copy

In winter’s frozen grip, we dream of our flower beds sleeping under the blanket of snow.

Waiting for Gas: February 4, 2018

Waiting for Gas, ed, crop, email

My favorite vintage gas station will be dismantled but preserved by out of state collectors.

Guiding Light: January 28, 2018

Norwalk Lighthouse,_edem

Did our teen-aged grandfather watch this Connecticut beacon while  shucking oysters?

Winter Walk: January 21, 2018

Snow Field, ed_em

Do you remember trudging through the sparkling snow, then testing the swale’s ice?