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My Experience as Artist in Residence: Poinsett State Park

My Experience as Artist in Residence: Poinsett State Park

I had the opportunity to be Artist in Residence at Poinsett State Park. I spent the week in one of the cabins in the park and thoroughly enjoyed my stay. The cabin had everything I needed and was also decorated with artwork from previous artists.

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Why I Enjoy Painting Covered Bridges

Someone once asked me why I enjoy painting pictures of covered bridges. I had to stop and think about it for a bit. I guess it all started for me when the Columbia County Planning Commission located in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania asked me if I would be interested in creating 28 pen & ink drawings of the covered bridges still standing in the county. 

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Freedom '55 New Acrylic Painting of a Rustic Boat

Freedom '55 New Acrylic Painting of a Rustic Boat

An old boat gets a longer life through this new acrylic painting: Freedom '55. I took the reference photo for this painting probably 35 years ago while living in Nova Scotia, Canada.

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The Process of Creating Art: McLean Lake

The Process of Creating Art: McLean Lake

A friend in Canada sent me a photo of McLean Lake in Alberta which I thought would make a nice painting. I selected a 22X28 inch canvas and roughly drew in the landscape. My process of painting with acrylic is simple: I paint from the back to the front, from dark to light and from the inside out. It's a process that understands the characteristics of acrylics and capitalizes on them. And it's a natural way to paint. The mistake people often make trying to use acrylics is that they try and make it paint like oils.  And when they become...

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Artist in Residence This Spring

Excited to be chosen as Artist in Residence this spring at Poinsett State Park. The Artist-in-Residence program provides artists with the opportunity to gain inspiration from the natural or cultural resources of South Carolina State Parks. Pointsett State Park is a beautiful, peaceful park and I am looking forward to the inspirational setting to create some unique artwork.   I took a trip to the state park to do a little location scouting. This is the cabin I'll be staying in. Very nice little structure with rocking chairs, screened-in porch and fireplace.  The Singleton Grist Mill was built by John...

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