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Along Coastal Maine

Happy Thanksgiving.

Why is it that we spend so much energy to hang curtains that block views and light, in sealing roofs to keep water out, and insist on gardening away pesky weeds that pop up in crevices? 115 more words


Weekly Painting Week 80- Chanel No. 5

This started out as realism, then went abstract, then ended up as Expressionist. ¬†While painting it, this scene kept going through my head…

A dangerous business indeed… Chanel No. 7 more words

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Where the Bay Meets the Sky

A picture-perfect scene from Maine triggered by memories

Art is a reaction to something that affects the artist and this painting surely came about that way. 321 more words


Modifying the fan brush

I wanted to use it to soften edges by drybrushing with it, but I got those arch shapes caused by the edge of the brush. I don’t know how other artists use a fan brush, or if they have the problem of creating arched lines where they don’t want an arch. 179 more words


Facing East at Pemaquid Point

From a late September trip to Maine

Vacation was late this year, and the end of September was the perfect time to return to Maine after a 20 year absence. 101 more words


Weekly Painting Week 78 Pug Head Tilt

3 Pugs doing what they do- Acrylic on canvas, 12 x 12″

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