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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, November 18, 2014

Artist spotlight - Hannah Rothstein Thanksgiving dishes for charity

This time of year is when we who have the talent and means to give make a special effort to do so. Artist Hannah Rothstein has created a series of images showing How Famous artists would plate Thanksgiving meal. 25 signed, limited edition prints available per image, $75 each. All prints 16" x 20", except the Sherman print, which is 16" x 16". %10 of profits will be donated to the SF-Marin Food Bank. For inquiries, write art@hrothstein.com.

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