Picnic by the Lake II poster by Maria Hunt. Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.
While on a painting retreat south of Seattle, with perfect weather, a picnic lunch, and clear skies, a friend and I set out to paint Mt. Rainier... more
While on a painting retreat south of Seattle, with perfect weather, a picnic lunch, and clear skies, a friend and I set out to paint Mt. Rainier reflected in a large lake, surrounded by evergreens. With my first painting finished, I had 30 minutes to spend while she finished her larger painting.. I painted the second version of the same mountain scene. Picnic by the lake is the smaller, second painting. I figure if I do it one more time, I might just master those reflections.
Special Feature - Over 2000 Views Group 08/26/2017
2nd Place - Mountains, Trees & Water Contest
Special Feature, Peer-nominated - 1000 views Group 7/4/17
My sincere THANKS the following Fine Art America Groups for featuring this painting:
Ladies Club 01/19/2019
Your Story of Art 01/13/2019
Images That Excite...01/13/2019
Five Star Artist - 10/01/2017
Over 2000 Views - 08/24/2017
Pictures for Present 02/08/2017
500 VIEWS. 1/19/2016
Beauty in A...
About Maria Hunt
"ART, something I always wanted as part of my life, HAS become a passion that fills my soul, and leaves me full of joy, one brushstroke at a time."
After 30 years as a successful business woman, Maria Hunt, finding the nest empty, and having fulfilled her role as financial contributor, retired to the Palm Springs area, pursuing her childhood dream of studying and creating art. She started in 2000 with art classes at College of the Desert. She refined her skills in plein air painting by attending workshops across the U.S. The years left to get "really good" at art are diminishing, and her focus is laser sharp. She spends one week a month teaching art to Children (and older versions of children) She...