Tag Archives: PAPME

Oops! I Did It Again

I promised that I’d do no more off-roading in my aged Prius after our almost-disastrous mud extravaganza in April. I really meant it this time, since I just replaced the springs last fall. The casual tourist tootles up Route 1 and completely dismisses Northport as having “nothing there.” Its gems are hidden off the main drag. You […]

Saving for a rainy day

OK, my Belfast workshop students: do you recognize the place? Yes, it’s the mouth of the Ducktrap River, where we spent a delightful day painting and Hal dove in to rescue an escaping umbrella. Meanwhile a rising tide absconded with his shoes. It was very different painting with a small cohort of PAPME painters on […]

What do I buy?

Although the snow last night belies it, it’s that time of year when we pull out our paint kits and organize them for the coming season. I’ve been out once with Corinne McIntyre’s mid-coast group of Plein Air Painters of Maine (PAPME). Next Wednesday Peter Yesis, Renee Lammers and I plan to meet in Rockport […]

Everyone should paint in Maine

Yesterday, my husband and I both left the house early. He was heading to the airport, while I was off to paint. Many states have ocean frontage. Maine, however, has great granite tumbles down to the sea. Even more than the visual grandeur, one first registers the gentle susurration of water, the rhythmic pounding of […]