I guess there’s something to be said for making sure the drawing is just right before applying paint,” explains Witbeck. “However, my brain doesn’t seem to work that way. I tend to find the painting through trial and error on the canvas.”
“It starts when something in the landscape speaks to me. It may be a very small thing, instead of something grand,” says Baltz. “Maybe it is just the way the light hits the tree or something that stands out as being a little unusual. So often I find it deeply, movingly so, beautiful.”
“Beyond friends, family, and pets, I bet a lot of what you love is what you’ve found here in the Kennebunks: a home and an awesome community,” shares Dolce. “Well, to keep this community awesome, especially in these challenging times, we need to show some LOVE to our local businesses.”
For many small businesses, this will be a way to stay connected to clients. We have an incredible website full of high-resolution images, artist bios, and insights and stories from our artists. With a simple phone call or email, we can share a great deal without you ever leaving your home. We offer many ways to help you through this and are open to other ideas.
Traditionally, folks flock to our frame shop in Kennebunk, Maine every February to take advantage of our Annual 25% off Framing Sale. This year will be no different, but with a few tweaks and twists.
My goal is to capture the gesture of the bird. It’s its essence. I am not concerned with details of the eyes or feathers, for example—more, of the form of flight. My recent wall piece of assembled birds of various colors at Maine Art Hill is a good example of what I am after. Each bird is interesting, in and of its self, and together forms a more intricate sculpture. The birds are placed in a formation that is influenced by observed birds in flight. Angling up, lifting off, soaring. Actual colorings influence the birds’ patterns and colors, but the birds are representational of actual birds.
The 2021 Summer Show Schedule is set, and we couldn’t wait to share the excitement with all of you. We know how quickly summer calendars fill up, so be sure to pencil us in.
“Part of the new series I’ve been exploring, Near and Far, is where I crop off something large and usually graphic in the foreground, then have some detail that pulls the eye to the background,” explains artist Bethany Harper Williams. “I love the contrast of the bold, architectural, graphic, simplistic feel of the house with the serene, calm feel of the water and the activity of the kids on the beach.”
Cartoonist RON CAMPBELL BEATLES YELLOW SUBMARINE ANIMATOR BEATLES SATURDAY MORNING TV CARTOON SERIES DIRECTOR EXHIBITING & TALKING CARTOONS FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11 – SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13 The legendary animator will be exhibiting Beatles cartoon pop artwork as well as other beloved cartoon characters that encompass his 50-year career in Children’s Television, such as Scooby-Doo, the Smurfs,… Read more »
“There is an older piece underneath this one. It was of Greece, another favorite place of mine,” explains Hamilton.”This new piece, however, definitely says ‘Maine’, but it’s fun to know Greece is underneath.”