Archive for April, 2012

Reflection, Little Whaleboat

Posted on April 20th, 2012 by maineislandtreasures

The island of Little Whaleboat in Casco Bay is actually made up of several small islands that are interconnected at low tide.  While rowing around and between them at high tide these soft waves reflected the clear blue skies above. This 18×24″ oil on canvas is now on display along with Gradation at The Salt […]

Gradation

Posted on April 20th, 2012 by maineislandtreasures

This 30×40″ oil on canvas was inspired by the natural gradation of colors on the sea during a clear and calm summer afternoon on Casco Bay.  Five layers of glazing (oil color thinned with medium and dried before the next layer is applied) on top of an underpainting give the work a truly dimensional feel.  […]

The Road to Reversing Falls

Posted on April 15th, 2012 by maineislandtreasures

As stated on the town of Pembroke, Maine’s website, “The powerful currents of the tidal waters filling and draining in Cobscook Bay create a phenomenon the locals know as Reversing Falls. Located at the end of Leighton Point Road, at Mahars Point, Reversing Falls Park is paradise to those who love the sounds of rushing […]

Paint It Forward!

Posted on April 6th, 2012 by maineislandtreasures

‘Tis the season for fundraisers and these juicy Heirloom tomatoes are the first of several art donations this spring.  These three 5×5″ oil on canvas gallery blocks were painted to raise money for the Community Garden Collective.  As a Master Gardener volunteer and member of the CGC, it’s been a pleasure working with the energetic […]