2015 Wedding Recap

I love working with people in love, and 2015 didn’t disappoint! I worked with several brides and grooms on custom wedding stationery packages for their big day. Working from photographs, I really enjoyed illustrating custom artwork based on the wedding site, or theme. Hannah and Shane’s spring orchard… Read More

Happy New Year!

2015 was quite a year, full of new adventures and a lot of education. Visiting France in the spring for two weeks refreshed my creativity and I returned home with a brain bursting with ideas and possibilities. I hope to expand on those ideas in 2016 now that… Read More

First Year

It’s official. Today marks my first full year working exclusively as a freelance designer under my own banner of Rebecca Manchester Design & Illustration! There have been so many anxious, exciting, terrifying and inspiring moments that it’s hard to believe it’s only been one year. My biggest concern… Read More

After the Storm II

This painting is the second in my After the Storm Series and is based off the same group of photos from Eagle Mountain Harbor Road, where the sunsets are always spectacular. 12 x 16 Acrylic on canvas.

After the Storm

Spending time on Lake Champlain is one of the things we take for granted here in Vermont. This painting was inspired by a glorious sunset after a frightening storm. My husband and I were enjoying a lovely breeze sipping beer and soaking up the sun on a hot… Read More

Spring Trees

After so many months of gray and brown, the bright shades of spring are mesmerizing. Simply having a chance to paint with these colors after a drab dull winter makes me smile. 4″x12″ acrylic on canvas.

Lone Pine

Just finished painting this. It’s going to be donated to the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce for their 21st Annual Ambassadors’ Silent Auction (March 28). A portion of the funds raised support the Paul Gallagher Entrepreneurial Scholarship Fund, which assists one Vermont high school or college student… Read More

Autumn Triptych

This fall we had some great color. This my attempt at capturing it on canvas. This way, I’ll have something colorful to look at when winter settles in! Now to find a blank spot on the wall to hang them. 30″ x 9″ Acrylic on canvas.

Above and Below

  I was looking through old photos of trees from an autumn hike a few years ago. There was one tree in particular that caught my interest and piqued my curiosity. I started this little drawing with only the tree, but as in most of my art, there… Read More

Inspiration

Well, it’s here! I’m pleased to welcome you to rebeccamanchester.com, a portfolio of some of my favorite projects. I’m hoping that you’ll take a few minutes to peruse the pages, read about the designs there, and maybe even send me an email with your thoughts ‘wink’. I want… Read More