Welcome to the romantic art of Linda Coulter.  These art works are hand painted with tender love and care to embrace the beauty of nature, color and sunlight. 

Linda Coulter is internationally known artist and teacher.  She can teach YOU how to paint like this, too!

Red Sleighs

Linda Coulter Private Instruction Coulter Art Seminars Projects Red Sleighs Workshop in Box Grisaille Painting Pure Color Glazes Camitura Luminist Art Convention Classes Painting Magazines Limited Time Offer News Vintage Treasures

 

Home

 

 

 

 

 

 

Red Sleighs by Linda L Coulter

 

This original painting by Linda L Coulter was published in the international Decorative Painter magazine several years ago under the title "After the Sleigh Ride".

This is a painting of an old fashioned New England sleigh that Linda Coulter found in New Hampshire along the Currier & Ives Trail during one of her art seminar teaching trips. The sleigh was very old and being used to decorate the owner's front lawn.  Linda photographed this dear old sleigh from all angles so she could paint a reasonably accurate rendition of this authentic sleigh in a winter farm scene.

She first painted the entire scene in grisaille (gray tones), and then added pure color glazes to complete the full color art work.

 

To view more of Linda Coulter's original paintings / teaching projects, visit our Gallery.

 

Just for fun, we'll pretend that this dear old sleigh has just been used to deliver the family to a church potluck and has just returned.

Many years ago, Linda's father rode with his parents and little sister in a sleigh similar to this one. In the winter they all bundled up in their coats, hats, mittens and boots venture out into the cold on their way to church potlucks, or to go shopping in town, or just down the road to friends' house for a Saturday evening of fun and merriment.

Grandpa loved the sound of his big brass sleigh bells as the horse pulled the sleigh through the snow. That happy little sound stayed in his heart for many years after the old sleigh had been retired.

Dad used to tell Linda that a heavy wool blanket was kept in the sleigh so the children could snuggle up together during the sleigh rides. And their dog sometimes went along, too. He was a great little bundle of warmth as he curled up between the children's feet on the floor of the sleigh.

We hope you enjoy viewing Linda Coulter's original painting on our website. It was certainly a labor of love for Linda to create this nostalgic winter sleigh scene.  Linda sells instruction for painting her Red Sleigh.  If you are interested in this project, visit www.grisaille.com/shop and see what is available today.

Linda has painted more original paintings of red sleighs, and sells instruction for these projects, too!

Visit our shopping cart to purchase the instructions.

 

.

Copyright 1998 - 2018,  Linda L. Coulter    All rights, title and interest, including all copyrights, trademarks and "intellectual property" contained in this web site at www.LindaCoulter.com belong exclusively to Linda L Coulter.   No portion of this website or the contents thereof may be removed, stored elsewhere, reproduced or duplicated in any way, digital, electronic or otherwise. If you have a request, please contact Linda L. Coulter in writing.  Thank you. 

Learn Grisaille      Painting Magazines      Contents       Favorite Links