Thursday, December 31, 2009

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

100 Days Project Completion

#100 Island

#99 Curtis Light
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#98 Fall Blueberries

I am not going to upload all the paintings, but you can view them here. I am really glad I did the project and feel a sense of accomplishment at it's completion. The triumph over the side effects of the chemotherapy drug, taxol, is especially satisfying after not being able to do the simplest things like button my shirt, feel the ground under my feet, or hold a brush!
The sales of paintings have been good and helped me catch up with myself a little bit financially. There are still some beautiful paintings from this collection available, and I hope those sell soon too. Please do share the link with anyone you think may be interested in this project or in adding one of my paintings to their collection. Aside from the direct sales, two commissions came out of this project. I am so very glad to be well enough and able to commit to a commission piece once again.

Thursday, September 24, 2009

100 Paintings in 100 Days Update

I guess it depends on what mood I am in, but I am liking the freedom this project gives me to try new styles, colors, and techniques.

Bay Island

Osprey Reach

Golden Maple

Fall Birch

Late September Field

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

100 paintings in 100 days $125 each! #17-25

#25 of 100
Beech Hill Blueberries SW View

#24 of 100
Tidal Inlet


#23 of 100
Salt Marsh #2

#22 of 100
Knights Pond Marsh

#21 of 100
Fall River Trees


#20 of 100
Bay Lupine 09

#19 of 100
Goose River Marsh


#18 of 100
Ripe Blueberries


#17 of 100
Autumn Blueberries

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

100 paintings in 100 days $125 each! #11-16

Oops! Haven't posted in a few days.
This project is a lot of work, but coming along nicely. I might even be able to catch up on a few bills! I am so happy most paintings are selling before they are dry.
#16 of 100 Knights Pond Beach
#15 of 100 Shore Lupine Flowers



#14 of 100 Allen's Wild Blueberries



#13 of 100 Fall River 09b


#12 of 100 Blueberry Field 09



#11 of 100 Fall River 09

Friday, August 07, 2009

100 paintings in 100 days $125 each! #10

#10 of 100 Salt Marsh
8"x10"x.75" oil on canvas
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Nature offers a wildlife sanctuary to all sorst of water fowl and animals in an around these salt marshes at the ocean's edge. They are particularly beautiful in the fall when the tall grass is golden and the trees dressed in their Autumn attire.

Thursday, August 06, 2009

100 paintings in 100 days $125 each! #8&9

Knights Pond #9 of 100
#9 of 100
8"x10"x.75" oil on canvas.
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Marsh Grass #8 of 100
8"x10"x.75" oil on canvas.
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Northern New England Indian Summer colors, Fall foliage, warm against a cool blue lake and sky.

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

100 paintings Maine Nature Paintings 6&7

#7 of 100 Autumn Marsh Grass Sold

#6 of 100 Island Sunset
8"x10"x.25" Oil on Masonite Panel
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This is turning out to be a very challenging project, but I sent out my first mailing yesterday and got my first sale!! This is good :) Now that I am not in treatment for Breast Cancer full time, I can get back to painting and selling my paintings full time. Since I don't qualify for any public assistance without giving away the farm, this sale is very good.

Monday, August 03, 2009

#5 of 100 paintings in 100 days

Lake Megunticook
8"x10"x.75" oil on masonite panel
Sometimes I like using masonite panels as a support for oil paintings. It is so different to work on from canvas and produces a different visual effect. The downside is it needs to be framed, but given the low price of the paintings in this nature series, whoever buys it will save enough to buy a frame. Enjoy. L

Sunday, August 02, 2009

#4 of 100 Maine Nature Paintings

Shore Trees
8"x10"x.75" oil on canvas
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Part of my 100 paintings in 100 days series, this original oil nature painting depicts a view of the water through trees lining the shore.

Friday, July 31, 2009

100 paintings Maine Nature Paintings

#2 of 100 Boathouse at Saturday Cove
8"x10"x1" Oil on Canvas

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This is a great opportunity to add to your collection or start one. Each of these paintings is unique, rich in color, texture, and contrast, depicting the essence of Maine.

If you know anyone who you think might be interested in my work, please pass this or my site link along to them.
I hope to get a separate section on my site up soon for this special project.

Thursday, July 30, 2009

100 paintings in 100 days $125 each!

#1 of 100
New Dock at Saturday Cove
8x10 oil on canvas

Now that I am no longer in a chronic medical crisis, I need to start painting again, and more importantly right now, selling paintings again. I have set this challenge for myself. The paintings are 8"x10"x.75" oil on gallery wrapped stretched canvas. They are $125.00 each and shipping is included in the purchase price. See more Here

Monday, March 09, 2009

Small Friends

I am always amazed these fragile little birds can survive a long, bitter cold Maine winter. I guess they are stronger than they appear. I am now 1 year past diagnosis and surgery for breast cancer, and 6 months past chemotherapy treatments. I am finding that I, too, am stronger than I thought, although I have looked and felt pretty fragile at times this past year. Facing metastasis, however, I know my life remains as tenuous as my little friends here. Though the struggle continues, I see each day as a gift, and look forward to warmer, brighter days ahead.

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Winter Day in Black and White

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I haven't been in my studio in months. Side-effects of chemo have been completely distracting. And I'm waiting to hear results of most recent biopsy. So you can imagine how happy I was to find a little window of opportunity when I felt well enough and coherent enough to paint! This palette knife painting portrays the emotion of a winter day. The original has sold.