A levitating lobster boat and an oddly-named trawler remind me of the greatest maritime mystery of all time.
There’s something to be said for not jumping in too fast to ‘fix’ a plein air piece. You can easily destroy what’s quirky and wonderful about it because to your tired eyes it looks just wrong.
It’s all fun and games, until someone doesn’t finish her painting.
It’s fun to puddle around in our imagination, but it can mean losing one’s sense of place. We can be either in our heads or in the world, but seldom in both places simultaneously.
When does a plein air piece turn into a studio piece? For purposes of jurying, this painter would like to know.
The color of light is one of the most important concepts in painting. It’s most easily understood on a snowy winter day.
How did Mainers put up seafood before the invention of little plastic freezer bags?
Donovan’s mumbling about his “antediluvian baby” seemed perfectly appropriate to the Old Girl on my canvas. I laughed, and my groove was finally back.
Pray for peace, remember war’s victims, and be grateful for the light that shines in your own backyard.
Her subject matter is turbulence, and her language is ferocity.