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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

Sunday, August 23, 2015

New painting: Nantucket Harbor Sunset

Nantucket is a favorite place of mine. I get there once a year for a bike riding weekend in September and stay in the hostel. This is a photo from The Nantucket Blackbook page run by Nantucket blogger Holly Finigan who is  becoming more and more a social arbiter  on the island, sort of thier own Anna Wintour. Check out her website NantucketblACKbook
Nantucket Harbour Sunset. 11 x 14 oil on canvas board. As usual you can buy a bag or mug
from Zazzle

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