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Maps of Maine prep for painting exploration 2019

Maine Saga ~ March 2019

By Deborah Chapin | Apr 2, 2019

The begin has begun…. start of work on the new portfolio….

I have decided to treat this as any new exploration

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Part of the Meadow Garden being created inspired by Piet Oudolf

Maine Studio Saga ~ January February 2019

By Deborah Chapin | Feb 24, 2019

While the work on the Maine studio build continues … for seascapes, floral painting and water portraits I’m dying to get it down on canvas…

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Contemporary Realistic Painting portrait in underwater portrait painting Stage 5 final finishing stages of painting Ethereal - Deborah Chapin

Contemporary Realistic Art , Underwater Portrait Painting, “Ethereal Moment” by Deborah Chapin, Hair Portrait Underwater

By Deborah Chapin | Feb 1, 2018

Contemporary Realistic Painting, Ethereal, 24×36 oil on linen by Deborah Chapin I wanted to paint a Contemporary Realistic Painting piece with this water portrait.  This aspect of subject and as I said in the Book of Water Part III segment we happened upon it by accident.   When you discover something you pursue it.  Can you…

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Contemporary Painting Gallery, collector's painting, "Crossfire Hurricane", 24x36 oil on linen canvas by Deborah Chapin.

Contemporary Painting, Crossfire Hurricane, 24×36 oil on linen by Deborah Chapin

By Deborah Chapin | Jan 30, 2018

Writeup Contemporary Painting, collector’s art, “Crossfire Hurricane”, 24×36 oil on linen canvas by Deborah Chapin. “Crossfire Hurricane”, a contemporary painting, is part of my Book of Water Project.  It expresses the calm cent er of the hurricane.  The woman in the center of a whirling dervish of concerns, and events all around her. About the…

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Contemporary art, collector art piece, underwater figurative painting, by Deborah Chapin. Flaming Jade, 24x36 oil on linen canvas.

Contemporary Art, collector art, Flaming Jade by Deborah Chapin

By Deborah Chapin | Apr 15, 2017

writeup Contemporary Art, collector art “Flaming Jade” 24×36 oil painting on linen canvas by Deborah Chapin.  To date unvarnished .   “Flaming Jade” is part of my Book of Water Project, a contemporary art piece I’ve been working on is just about finished I believe. I may tweak it a bit more as I move…

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Underwater Portrait Art, WIP "Sky's the Limit" 24X36 oil on linen by Deborah Chapin

Underwater Portrait Art, “The Sky’s the Limit”, 24 x 36 oil on linen by Deborah Chapin

By Deborah Chapin | Apr 15, 2017

Underwater Portrait Art, Sky’s The Limit, 24×34 oil painting on linen canvas by Deborah Chapin
Sky’s The Limit is part of my Book of Water Project, and part of my paintings online portfolio.

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Women In Art, Contemporary Realism, underwater figurative painting, detail, "Holding up the Sky", by Deborah Chapin

Women in Art, Contemporary Realism, Holding up The Sky By Deborah Chapin

By Deborah Chapin | Nov 4, 2016

writeup Women In Art, Contemporary Realism Painting “Holding Up the Sky” 24×36 oil painting on linen canvas by Deborah Chapin. “Holding up the Sky” is part of my Book of Water Project, a contemporary art piece. The pose tells the story of strong women, holding the elusive wisps of the ethereal together with the rooted earth bound…

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closeup Continued refinement - water portrait artist Deborah Chapin

Women Painting Women, “Invincible” by Deborah Chapin, Hair Portrait Underwater

By Deborah Chapin | Jul 20, 2016

writeup   NEWS UPDATE 8/12/2015: “Invincible” exhibiting at the WOMEN PAINTING WOMEN EXHIBITION, RJD Gallery, 90 Main Street Sag Harbor, NY, OCTOBER 10TH – NOVEMBER 8th, 2015.  This painting by water portrait artists, Deborah Chapin is about the invincible spirit of the subject. The above is a slide show of the transitions of this piece…

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Underwater Art, Figurative, A Life in Balance, 21x34 oil painting on linen canvas by Deborah Chapin

Underwater Art, Figurative, A Life in Balance, 21×34 oil painting on linen canvas by Deborah Chapin

By Deborah Chapin | Jul 13, 2016

writeup Underwater Art, Figurative, A Life in Balance, 21×34 oil painting on linen canvas by Deborah Chapin There is a “Life in the Balance”, which each of us strives to achieve. Recognizing the efforts of someone else is the recognition of that life balance of another. Allowing women to develop their talents and personal strengths…

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