Chapin Studio Newsletter – Update: This Past Week This past week has been busy one. This Past Week This past week has been a busy one. I revamped my website https://gallery.deborahchapinfineart.com after having discussed it with a consultant. *Changed the overall color to newsprint drawing paper. *After watching her navigate and her jetting about, I…Read More
Painting at the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens – Plein Air Days Boothbay Maine I will be participating in Plein Air Days at the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay on Saturday and Sunday. Gardens open up at 8:00 am. I am most likely to paint during the morning, because I wilt like a pansy in…Read More
LIVE Plein Air Painting on Pemaquid Point May 25th I will be live plein air painting on May 25th at sunset on Pemaquid Point Maine. Filmed LIVE on Instagram @deborahchapinfineart probably going live about 7:00pm EST Moonrise is at 7.23pm EST and sunset is 8:11 EST crossing fingers. The challenge Getting to Know Me As…Read More
Opening Day Well Opening Day was full of surprises, well wishers and conversations. Lots of interesting things in the mix. As I was doing this video tour of the debut showing of works at my new studio, it occurred to me that this is actually a journal of my travels. And what a journey it…Read More
Getting Ready to Open My Doors It’s been quite a journey here to Maine, 40 years of work and following various paths and always following the thread as William Stafford wrote. For the past two years I have been working and building and repairing to open my first Studio/Gallery … here in Bristol Maine. Now…Read More
This week I braved the cold weather and breeze and made a trip out to Pemaquid Beach to capture the moon. It is not always possible to plein air paint in -3 degrees and even though I was bundled up like the kids in Christmas Story it was not enough to stay out very long.…Read More
Introducing the New Pemaquid Point Artists Directory Showcasing incredible talent and celebrating the Original Fine Artists, Crafters and Antiques of Pemaquid Point Peninsula. SEE FEATURED ARTISTS Browse What’s on the Peninsula and Preview the 2021 Season Featured Artists We’re just getting started on the Directory but we hope that it will be beneficial to all…Read More
I have expanded my markets to not only painting but markets where my art can be utilized. New Products include Nature Videos (big screen) , Wearable Art, Metal Prints, Puzzles, Cards, and a series on art education for kids.Read More
New “Art Teaches That” Drawing.
Now through November 10th Early Birds have an opportunity to buy the series “Art Teaches That” for Christmas Gifts for Their kids or Grandkids at a Pay What You Want Price for the Art Teaches that Series and/or the Charcoal.
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse Charcoal Drawing Original “Pemaquid Pilot” by Deborah Chapin. Pemaquid Point Lighthouse was a demonstration drawing I did as part of the “Art Teaches That” Series ( https://gallery.deborahchapin.com/art_teaches_that/drawing1/ ) and drawn on Strathmore paper for the kids to demonstrate perspective drawing, shading and development of subject matter. Kids seem to have a ball at the Pemaquid Point Lighthouse and I learned something too. All good things Charcoal drawing and pastel on Strathmore paper 18×24 paper size. Feel free to share with your friends.Read More
I would like to say the problem isn’t with marine art as a subject, it’s thriving, it’s with the type of marine art market and marketing that Mystic Maritime Gallery represents. Your photos say it all. All good olde boys and historical ships. Read More