Day 14: My Golden Apple Art Residency (Saturday #2)

This is my last morning at the Golden Apple Art Residency before I drive back home, a short summary of the highlights of my last hours in Maine. Continue reading

Day 13: My Golden Apple Art Residency (Friday #2) Last Day

Technically, my day started off with an alarm at 3am.

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Day 12: My Golden Apple Art Residency (Thursday #2)

Today was a really productive day, with no outings, just me working away in the studio…

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Day 11: My Golden Apple Art Residency (Wednesday #2)

Today I got to experience my lifelong dream of meeting wolves..- Continue reading

Day 10: My Golden Apple Art Residency (Tuesday #2)

Today I prepared for the final sprint to the finish…

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Day 9: My Golden Apple Art Residency (Monday #2)

Today’s adventure began with waking up at 2:30am…

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Day 8: My Golden Apple Art Residency (Sunday #2)

Today was a productive and contemplative day of painting, researching, and opening a care package from home… Continue reading

Day 7: My Golden Apple Art Residency (Saturday)

Today we went on a field trip to Bar Harbor… Continue reading

Day 6: My Golden Apple Art Residency (Friday)

Today was my reset day — to catch up with myself and adjust my goals… Continue reading

Day 5: My Golden Apple Art Residency (Thursday)

I went to the studio early today, ready to see how the overnight dripping of Painting #2 turned out. I found that the drips had gone fairly well, although there were a few more blue/gray drips intruding on the orange/yellow space that I cared for. Continue reading

Day 4: My Golden Apple Art Residency (Wednesday)

A foggy day at the studio…

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Day 3: My Golden Apple Art Residency (Tuesday)

I started my first painting and caught another awesome sunset!

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Day 2: My Golden Apple Art Residency (Monday)

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Last night I slept with the windows open to allow for the cool evening breeze to enter the cabin, but that also meant that I could hear every single sound outside — crickets, water lapping, bird calls, seagulls crying, coyotes howling, and then the sound of boat engines at around 3-4am, as the local fisherman revved up their boats and drove them across the bay on their way to work. Needless to say,  I woke up just about every other hour, and awoke not feeling very well rested. Continue reading

Day 1: My Golden Apple Art Residency (Sunday)

I am pleased to announce that back in April 2018 I received notification that I had been accepted to the Golden Apple Art Residency, located around Bar Harbor, Maine for the last weeks of August. I plan to use this residency to explore the harbor, forests, rocky coast, and sunrises & sunsets over the ocean as viewed through my Abstracted Rainy Moments filter.
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Work in Progress Photos for Beach Rain Triptych May-June 2018

In May-June 2018, I created a triptych inspired by the composition of an earlier painting of a rainy day at the beach. Following are the sequence of how the painting came together, phase by phase.