Tag Archives: Maine

Thursdays Drawing – Pemaquid Lighthouse, graphite


Today’s Thursday’s drawing is a final drawing rather than a project, it was done in two sittings.  Looking for a theme of strength I thought what better than a lighthouse that has stood the test of time. Pemaquid Lighthouse (located … Continue reading

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Acrylic Painting – Ocean Study 4: A Study based on Winslow Homer’s Weatherbeaten


Winslow Homer, an American artist, loved Maine and many of his paintings originated along the coast   A favorite spot of his was Prouts Neck, a southern peninsula along the coast of Scarborough, Maine – this a place that I’m … Continue reading

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Personal Challenge Rocks/Boulders Studies – #9 Boulders Acadia National Park


#9 is another study of Maine boulders – hard to resist all the great formations in that region of the country. Acadia National Park an oil pastel study (5×7) of an area in Bar Harbor, ME along the loop road … Continue reading

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Jordan Pond, Maine – oil pastel


Jordan Pond is located in Acadia National Park of Maine.  It’s a wonderful little spot that’s surrounded by pines and mountains (more like hills compared to the Rocky’s), a place that’s serene and peaceful.  There is a nice little restaurant on the grounds so visitors … Continue reading

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Cadillac Mtn, Maine – oil pastel


I’d say I’m cutting this close . . . this is one of two paintings I’m doing for my husband’s birthday this Friday.   Starting #2 tomorrow. This place has a lot of meaning for us, it’s the summit of Cadillac Mountain on Mount … Continue reading

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The Jetty, oil pastel painting


Scarborough, Maine – Pine Point A little story, if you don’t mind.  Pine Point holds a special place in my heart.  In the early 1990’s my husband and I moved to Maine, and because it was a new city and State we wanted … Continue reading

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