Lifetime Achievement Award

Hopefully copy of interview here Blue Indigo, 21×34 plein air oilBlue Indigo, was painted during a storm hitched to the back of my car.  It is part of my personal collection but it has been exhibited at the National Arts Club, the Ketterer Kunst in Hamburg Germany, and presented as part of my talk on…

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Landscape Paintings Added to the Wetland and Woodlands

Landscape Paintings, Original Oil Warming in the Sun by Deborah Chapin Rustic Decor, The original is 16×34 plein air oil painting.

Announcement: Lifetime Achievement Award. Recently I received the Life Time Achievement Award from Who’s Who because of my Who’s Who in American Art. … See More. Landscape Paintings, Original Oil Warming in the Sun by Deborah Chapin Rustic Decor, The original is 16×34 plein air oil painting. Wetland and Water Paintings Wetland and Water Paintings,…

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Wiscasett Plein Air Paintout

Wiscasett Plein Air Paintout – Wiscasett So last week I did the Wiscasset plein air event and it was great fun. I didn’t do all of the days but I came out with two new little pieces and I was real happy with the results.  Two paintings one called “A Ray of Sunshine” and the…

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The Problem with Instagram

The Problem with Instagram ​​​​Sorry I’ve been out of touch I’ve been organizing and experimenting. I added another piece to the AR portfolio and you can see it on my website now “Au Soleil” https://gallery.deborahchapin.com/shop-21/marine-artist-coastal-au-soleil-by-deborah-chapin/   tried it out in a couple of settings for display, I couldn’t decide which one I liked the most.   What’s…

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Pemaquid Moon

Surf Painting, Pemaquid Moon, 12x20 plein air oil painting by Deborah Chapin.  I was painting en plein air on a very windy spring evening off of Pemaquid Point. Because of the cloud cover I didn't expect to see the moon but then suddenly it was there.

New Painting, Pemaquid Moon, 12×20 plein air oil ​​I finished the piece that I did at Pemaquid Point during a full moon rise. I guess it was last week. So much going on here I can’t remember what I’m doing. Pemaquid Moon, it’s a 12” x 20” plein air painting on linen on board. There’s…

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The Past Week – Chapin Newsletter Update

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…

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Painting at the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

Peonies, pink cream floral painting by Deborah Chapin Closeup 3

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…

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LIVE plein air painting on Pemaquid Point May 25th.

Pemaquid Point LIVE plein air painting Deborah Chapin

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…

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Opening Day – Chapin Studio/Gallery @ Stoneridge

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…

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Chapin Newsletter Update – Countdown to Studio/Gallery Opening

Chapin Studio/Gallery Build Opening May 21st, 2021

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…

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Chapin Newsletter Update ~ Moon over Pemaquid Beach

Moon Over Pemaquid Beach by Deborah Chapin

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.…

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