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Paramus, New Jersey, United States
No, this in not a blog about gardening in any way, but a journal of my journey to become a professional landscape painting artist. For years, I’ve given my paintings as wedding gifts without thinking of profiting in some way from it. I worked for 18 years at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC as a computer programmer. I have been a painter since 1990, coincidentally, when I started working at the Met. I watched Bob Ross do his thing on Channel 13 in New York and decided I could do this, too. I have no formal training. I incorporate Bob's wet-on-wet technique for sky and water. My subject matter is covered bridges, lighthouses, fishing village scenes, barns, etc. Maine, Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard, Nova Scotia and Spain are some of the places I have painted. My style is detailed and sometimes people think a photo of the painting is an actual photo of the scene. I hope to continue and grow in this medium. I also like to cook & dance. I am also a committed Christian. I am taking commissions - painting your landscapes style photos or your vacation home. Prices on request. contact me - Jackmck@juno.com my website is www.artofjackmckenzie.com

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

New Painting - Pine Grove Covered Bridge II - Lancaster

Happy Summer everyone!
This is my lastest painting for June 21st. Its the Pine Grove covered Bridge in the south-eastern corner of Lancaster County, Pa. Its the 2nd painting I've done of this bridge.

If you'd be interested in notecards, postcards, mugs etc with the image of this painting, please check out the following sites. It would be much appreciated.

Fine Art America

and Zazzle

Quote: Whether I'm painting or not, I have this overwhelming interest in humanity. Even if I'm not working, I'm still analyzing people.
::: Alice Neel :::

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