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
Did You Know Did You Know? That with just inflation a painting: in 1982 that was sold at $600, in 2020 is worth $2375? in 1984 that was sold at $2500, in 2020 is worth $8625? in 1987 that was sold at $7000, in 2020 is work $21783 This doesn’t account for anything but the…Read More
What is the difference between painting and photography? As an artist/painter of 40 years I can speak to both sides since I have also been a photographer at the same time. To me there is a soul to painting, especially in subject with souls (by human definition) I can look at a painting and see…Read More
Newsletter Update ~ Chapin Studio @ Stoneridge Well January February has been a busy time and lots of work but I’m beginning to to get excited about the upcoming year. First off I’m hanging my studio for the opening date of May 15th – Blue Dot preview 2 weeks beforehand. I worked on a series…Read More
News Update: American Women Artists, Woman Marine Artist paints Maine Surf Paintings White Horses of the Sea Series by Deborah Chapin One of the premier American Women Artists of the 1980’s-present, Deborah Chapin, is starting as a mature woman marine artist with a new series depicting White Horses of the Sea. “White Horses of…Read More