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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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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What is the difference between painting and photography?

Ephemeral, 24x36 oil on linen by Deborah Chapin

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…

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