Watch the video progress on Moonlight Cruises by Trip Park from Maine Art Shows in Kennebunk, Maine
Watch the video progress on Beauty by Trip Park from Maine Art Shows in Kennebunk, Maine
Watch the video progress on The Fighter by Trip Park from Maine Art Shows in Kennebunk, Maine
Video Progress on Happy Racquet from Trip Park at Maine Art Shows in Kennebunk, Maine
Watch Trip Park “paint” Happy Raquet, one of his latest pieces for Maine Art Hill in Kennebunk, Maine.
“My new body of work comprises five dragonflies and one honeybee, entitled Awakening. I am moving towards bees and other insects,” says Doughty. “The bee symbolizes brightness and harmony in the community, as well as new life and awakening. They bring me joy. I understand how hard their plight has been as a result of our activity, hence climate change, on the earth. There is also symbolism as to how we rebuild our communities, jobs, and lives on the other side of the pandemic.”
These strikingly stay with us, sometimes for years. We don’t often talk about these things except with our closest friends. Still, for many people, they are distinct happenings that hint at something greater than ourselves.
I’m pleased with the simplification or abstraction of the figures. I really have fun painting crowds of people on the beach. I join in on a family Ogunquit vacation every summer, and that is where I get most of my subject matter. The beaches are always so crazy busy with splashes of color everywhere, and I so connect with the noisy vibration and overstimulation of it all.
“I taped a large 36×48 watercolor paper to the wall. I put on some good-to-move-to tunes and started painting,” tells White. “A large, full hipped woman appeared….totally unplanned. I stepped back. ‘Where did she come from?’ I started adding details and patterns using color intuitively.”
Dina Gardner shares how her work begins as well as some insight on Blues Traveler, a new work for the 9th Annual Choice Art Show on Maine Art Hill in Kennebunk, Maine.