Tag Archives: Rockport harbor

The first real day of spring

Yesterday might have been too brisk for normal people to spend the day at the shore, but it dawned with that crystalline light that is the hallmark of Maine. It was the first outing for Plein Air Painters of Maine’s Northern Chapter. This is my home tribe in more ways than one. Peter Yesis called the first paint-out […]

Black stovepipes and blacker dogs

I am out of small toned canvases, so I took a 9X12 with me to paint my quick sketch at Rockport harbor. It’s, well, sketchy, but I needed to be done by noon. As I painted, I watched a man playing fetch with his dog, a tiny little ball of black fur named Moose. As I was packing […]