Sunday, October 31, 2010

Visiting Old Friends (my paintings)

Friday, I was invited to visit the home of Nancy and Ray H., who now own several of my pieces.  This one hangs in their dining room and is entitled "Mepkin View III".  The scene is one that the monks of Mepkin Abbey get to enjoy daily!  I had gone to the Abbey to see the creches that were displayed during the 2009 holiday season.  I left the creche display with a peaceful feeling, and then I wandered down to the water's edge in the misty rain.  The result was this painting.  That scene has inspired another three paintings (one of which is ALSO owned by this family, and hangs in their parlor, next to the dining room).  It was nice to visit my old friends!
"Mepkin View III" (Acrylic Mixed Media) by Helen K. Beacham

Tuesday, October 26, 2010


These paintings just went to their new home today!

"Secret View" (watercolor by Helen K. Beacham)

"Not Complicated" (watercolor) by Helen K. Beacham

"Champagne Veils" (watercolor) by Helen K. Beacham

Saturday, October 16, 2010

WineTasting at Middleton Place

Richard, Paula (and Helen & Ray, not in the photo) "partook" of the Wine Tasting at Middleton Place.  Truly some great inspiration for future paintings!

Any crumbs for me, folks?

Friday, October 15, 2010

Can art help you de-stress?

You bet art can help you de-stress! 
Today I heard two different collectors tell me that these two paintings just made them feel so calm and peaceful!  I guess that's a pretty good thing for our art to do!
Tip:  Blues & Greens will lend a calming effect to any room.

"Oak Alley" (watercolor) by Helen K. Beacham

"Green Lagoon" (oil) by Judith Perry