Raising Coneflowers

Raising a Coneflowers is a lot of work… you plant a seed and up pops these little plants, but it doesn’t actually start blooming till the second year.  So you repot your little seedling into a bigger pot, water it, lug it inside and out to hardy it up for it’s first year, then overwinter…

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Introduction to Patreon – Chapin

Patreon Chapin - Pemaquid Point VELPme Project by Deborah Chapin

I’m opening up a channel on Patreon for my exploration of Maine,  a Video Exploration Log Painting Maine’s Coast (VELP-ME).    I am super excited to launch and start growing this community of patrons.   I’ve loved water my entire life.  From fishing, competitive swimming and sailing to just watching the ocean as a professional artist.    Living in Maine will give me a unique perspective that is difficult to come by just visiting I’m building my studio and following my bliss I never know where it might lead….

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Plein Air France

Au Soleil, In the Sun 18x24 plein air oil from the private collection of the Artist

Plein Air France By Deborah Chapin | Jul 16, 2019 Les Vagues (the waves)-abstract marine art- waterscape- Deborah Chapin By Deborah Chapin | Jun 6, 2019 This abstract marine art painting was painted on location is a large plein air oil.   The subject is a large abstract marine art or waterscape.   A short video was…

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Maine Art, Morning Light, Pemaquid Point at Dawn, by Deborah Chapin

Writeup Maine Art, Pemaquid Point, collector’s art, “Morning Light”, 12×17 oil on linen canvas by Deborah Chapin. “Morning Light”, is the first piece I’ve done off Pemaquid point for the Maine Art Portfolio.   I’m in the process of working on an idea of capturing the catspaws off the coast,  A contemporary painting idea and I’m…

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Maine Saga ~ end of May 2019 Studio doors and Spring Painting

Bristol Maine Artist Deborah Chapin Studio & Garden @ Stoneridge

Notes From the Studio:  Spring is here and I’m making progress, I started painting on location and now the studio is a weather tight structure with two new French doors! I am so happy that progress is being made. This weekend I’m working on cabinets and finishing of the walls as we go. Then we’re…

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Plein air France

Plein Air France: from 1990-1998 I did 7 years of painting in France covering the Bourgogne, Loire Valley, Seine, Monet Garden and Brittany France writeup These original oil paintings on canvas was painted on location in Brittany.   I focused on the coastals, beach and surf and storm paintings all looking for the design elements for…

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Maine Art

Maine Art Portfolio and Saga of exploration, books,plein air oils, marine art, floral painting, prints, paintings for sale Pemaquid Point at Low Tide, oil on linen canvas by Deborah Chapin By Deborah Chapin | Sep 2, 2019 Pemaquid Point at Low Tide, 15×15 oil on linen, by Deborah Chapin, Maine art, Marine Art, Seascape Painting,…

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Maine Art Studio Saga ~ June 2019

Maine Art Studio Black Parrot Tulip 1 , 12x17 oil by Deborah Chapin, exhibited at the Damariscotta River Arts June 2019

  As part of the Maine Art Studio Saga this Past Month: Maine Art New Studio ~ WIP New floral paintings in the works ~ Log of work Starting May 26th Just trying to catch up on the online news…. It is hard it seems these days to decide which painting to work on or…

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Chapin Maine Studio Saga ~ May 2019

Chapin Studio & Garden @ Stoneridge Bristol ME

April brought the first sign up for a workshop in color this summer, The Maine studio build continued with gravel and stone work and the painting of the studio walls began. Gravel and Stone Gallery Entrance ~ Chapin Studio & Garden @ Stoneridge I had a metal worker  make me a sign and going to…

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Chapin Maine Studio Saga ~ April 2019

Chapin - Back to the Sea IIoriginal oil painting for sale, beach scenese on canvas, Back to the Sea II is an original oil paintin by artist Deborah Chapin painting of...

April brought the first sign up for a workshop in color this summer, The studio build continued with gravel and stone work and the painting of the studio walls began. I also joined the PAPME and the Damariscotta River Arts which I am hoping to reve up to speed my painting projects in the Month of May. We’ve had some late winter snows slowing down the outside progress of thaw but Spring will go fast. The work load is daunting but I know that the end results will be worth it. Check out the newest information on my home page notes from the Studiio at http://gallery.deborahchapin.com

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