Shinka: The Immersive Japanese Automobile Exhibit at LeMay–America’s Car Museum

Shinka: The Immersive Japanese Automobile Exhibit at LeMay–America’s Car Museum

LeMay–America’s Car Museum (ACM) opened their largest, most captivating exhibit to date. The new exhibit, called “Shinka—An Immersive Japanese Automobile Exhibit,” is a collaboration with the community and local artists. It’s one you won’t want to miss. The word “Shinka” is a Japanese term that translates to “evolution” or “progress.” The name of the exhibit …

Monday Morning Art School: What are you good at?

Home Farm

Home Farm, 20X24, oil on canvas, $2898 framed includes shipping and handling in continental US. I’m off to an opening at the Red Barn Gallery in Port Clyde this afternoon (4-7 PM) If you want to join me, drive to the foot of Port Clyde Road, turn right on Cold Storage Road and it’s on …

How to pick a plein air location

How to pick a plein air location

Larky Morning at Rockport Harbor, 11X14, on linen, $869 unframed includes shipping in continental US. I’m thinking about Camden on Canvas and an impractical location occurs to me. It’s a glacial erratic on Fernald’s Neck. It would be long hike with a large canvas and my gear (although not nearly as onerous as painting from …

Book Review: Empty Theatre

Book Review: Empty Theatre

At the start of Empty Theatre by Jac Jemc, you are given the fuzzy demise of two royal cousins in the very late 1800s. Then you quickly pull way back and, over several chapters, both the main characters are born and placed in their shared world of wealth, power, rules, restrictions, expectations, intermarriage, prestige, excess, …

Monday Morning Art School: miscible oils

Monday Morning Art School: miscible oils

Ever-Changing Camden Harbor, 24X36, oil on canvas, $3188 includes shipping and handling in continental US. This is one of the places I’ll be teaching in next month’s workshop. Last week in my Color of Light class, the conversation turned to water-miscible oils.  I haven’t used them in years, and only to test them to see …

Drying sails at Camden harbor

Drying Sails, 9X12, oil on canvasboard, $869 framed includes shipping and handling in continental US. I have paintings in Camden for the first time in several years. They’re at Lone Pine Real Estate at 19 Elm Street, which is a very good location indeed. Rachael Umstead, the owner, is one of my church buddies and …