Monday, December 10, 2018

Ellicott City items in the Etsy shop...

There's still time... Visit our Etsy shop.
We're going to the Post Office nearly every day, so get those orders in.
I would like to suggest that the best gift that you can give to anyone that loves Historic Ellicott City
is my book, already in it's second printing.

Here is the book...

And for a bit more fun, the Zombie Snowmen book is here...

Wiley



Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Christmas Open Studio - LAST DAY! Today, Dec. 8th!


This Saturday, Dec 1st, we will be open for our Fifth Annual Christmas Open Studio.

Along with the usual array of books, prints, mugs, cards, pillows and t-shirts, we are showing a lot of new prints for the first time.

Also, A great deal of retired prints are being offered at half price to make room for the new images. So, if you need a few nice, inexpensive gifts, they're here.


Then on Saturday, Dec. 8th, it happens all over again, so put one, or both dates on your calendar.


Both days, noon to four... Wine, Cheese, cookies etc...

2309 Harvest Farm Road, Sykesville.

Here is the event on Facebook.

And for those that cannot make it, there is always the Etsy shop.
We are shipping items nearly every day, so if you order something for a gift, or even for yourself, get in there and place that order! Our prints are very reasonably priced and are of the best quality that can be made, so buy with confidence. Great gifts for anyone that loves Historic Ellicott City, Md.!

Wiley

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Visit our Etsy Shop to see what's new


Six new prints are in the Etsy shop. Five of the paintings were painted outdoors at the locations.

First, "A View From the Top" painted from the Patapsco Female Institute.
"Sunset Road" was painted on Slack's Road, near Historic Sykesville.
"Lake George Winter" was painted from my memory of a trip there in 1978.
"Hollow Glen" was painted on site in Historic Oella.
"History Drains Away" was painted on site on Fel's Lane, Historic Ellicott City.
"Hideaway on Fel's Lane" was also painted on site on Fel's Lane, Historic Ellicott City.

https://www.etsy.com/shop/wileypurkey?



Sunday, November 4, 2018

Prints being retired and Original Paintings sold off

We are going to purge our inventory to make room for new products. To that end, numerous original paintings and prints are now being offered in a "Last Call" category in our Etsy shop. We have over 200 prints available and have decided to concentrate solely on works related to the Historic Ellicott City area. Items that are not sold by Christmas, 2018 will be dispersed to family and friends. So get yours while you can.

Here is the link...








Wednesday, October 31, 2018

The first in a new series of Ellicott City prints is now available!

"Red Ahead" is a scene in Historic Ellicott City, Md. The scene is of the intersection of Columbia Pike and Main Street.

The print is available in two sizes, 11x14 or 16x20 with a roughly one inch border. Both prints fit standard sized frames.

This is printed on 100% rag content paper, using archival pigmented inks. 
The inks and paper have a permanence rating of about 100 years.

We pack items well, and ship using USPS Priority Mail.

Here is the link to buy a print


Monday, October 29, 2018

First Printing Nearly Sold Out!

Folks... There are only five books remaining before the first edition sells out! We should have more by December, but it may be delayed until Jan. 2019.

So, if you need one before then... you better get it.




Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Triple Book Signing Event!!!


Three new books about Historic Ellicott City have been released this year.

"The Legend of the Zombie Snowmen of Ellicott City",
written by Jerry Harlowe, and illustrated by Wiley Purkey.
"Haunted Ellicott City" by local author Shelley Davies Wygant.
"Wiley Purkey - Painter of Ellicott City History"

All three authors will be present during the event, which is taking place at the Ellicott City Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum, 3711 Maryland Avenue, Ellicott City, Md., the weekend of October 27th and 28th, from 1:00 to 4:00.

Along with the books being available, the drawings used for the production of the Zombie Snowman book will be on display. There will also be Zombie Snowmen T-Shirts and Mugs available. 

The time scheduled is 1 - 4 pm, both Saturday and Sunday, as this will allow your departure during daylight before any Zombie Snowman has his dead coal eyes upon you.

More Info...