3 Hibiscus Watercolor paintings framed | Barbara Haviland - Blog

3 Hibiscus Watercolor paintings framed | Barbara Haviland - Blog

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3 Hibiscus Watercolor paintings framed

I will have these 3 watercolors available this Saturday at Affair of the Arts in Groves, Texas   April 26,2014  Celebration park is on Lincoln in Groves,  Fun starts at 10 Saturday.  Come on out 

Cypress and Egrets | Barbara Haviland - Blog

Cypress and Egrets | Barbara Haviland - Blog

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Cypress and Egrets

© Barbara Haviland
© Barbara Haviland
This painting was done from a Plein air painting I did at Adam's  Bayou in Orange County.  I love the peaceful serene tranquility of the bayou.

14 x 11 Lorrain Bridge | Barbara Haviland - Blog

14 x 11 Lorrain Bridge | Barbara Haviland - Blog

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14 x 11 Lorrain Bridge

©: Barbara Haviland
©: Barbara Haviland
The Lorrain Bridge in Louisiana was so very pretty. I took the photo last summer and just found it again. I had to paint it. The greens,the hi-lights on the bridge all were spectacular to me.  It was so peaceful there.  I hope you like the painting
title  Lorrain Bridge
Size  14"x11"
Medium oils on canvas
Signed and framed by Artist

Central Fire Station by Barbara Haviland

   


©Barbara Haviland  Barb's Garden 2014

 This large oil painting was done showing what the old Central Fire Station in Lake Charles, La looked like many years ago.  I researched the station and found several very old photos. From the photos, this is my version of the Central Fire Station.

The painting is on view right now at Iberia Bank on Nelson Road in Lake Charles.. 
 by Artist Barbara Haviland

Description of painting and info.

BarbaraHavilandFineArt.com

Hazel Ferry large oil painting | Barbara Haviland - Blog

Hazel Ferry large oil painting | Barbara Haviland - Blog

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Hazel Ferry large oil painting

© Barbara Haviland
© Barbara Haviland
The Hazel Ferry info taken from the achrives of McNeese. I was researching old Lake Charles, La for historical buildings to paint and came across this ferry"Steamer" and thought it would make a nice painting. The time period was around the early 1900's
  In June, 1888, Captain A. W. Wehrt established the ferry between Lake Charles and Westlake, Louisiana and with the growth and development of the ferry has increased proportionately, until today.  It is absolutely indispensable to the citizens of this section in their intercourse between the two places.  
            The Steamer Hazel, which is the largest boat upon Lake Charles, and Calcasieu River, is a well-built double hull craft, 89 feet long, with a 37 foot beam, and in addition to the two cabins and lower deck, has a beautiful and spacious upper deck, which gives the traveler a commanding view of the city, lake, river and surrounding territory.  
            The Hazel is especially well-equipped for the transportation of heavy and package freight as well as passengers, being operated upon a regular winter and summer schedule on her trip of two and one-half miles across the lake and return. 
Title  Hazel Ferry
Medium oils on canvas
Size  36"x 24"
This painting can be viewed at Iberia Bank on Nelson Road thru May 2014 

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