Artist Favorites

Henrik Ibsen first said "A thousand words leave not the same impression as does a single deed." After his death in 1906, the phrase was shortened to "a picture paints a thousand words..." My favorite paintings here capture all those words...and more!  Enjoy.

 
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Jesus is in Your Boat 

July 2020

My imagination was truly inspired by the request of a local church elder to paint Jesus calming the waters during tumultuous times, such as those that so many people in the world have experienced this year. Four sketches, MANY hours, the opportunity to give credit to God, and the elder's very pleased reception of the finished work, all prompted my own thrilling "over the top" personal happiness and feeling that this is my best theme piece.          ---  GBM

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Stephanie's Dog   

December 2018

"Happiness is anyone or anything at all loved by you."

                                      -- Charles Schultz

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Mary Edwards's Bear   

July 2019

"From every point on earth, we are equally near to heaven and the infinite."

                                     -- Henri Amiel

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Mule #7

March 2021

"Jewels and binoculars hang from the head of the mule."

                                        ---Bob Dylan

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Moonshine

January 2018

"Beauty is in the eye of the beholder."

                                  -- Confucius


Being a newbie, I gathered some props, and what stood out to me was that moonshine jug!

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Thistles #3

January 2018

"Beauty seen is never lost."                                                    --John Greenleaf Whittier

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Roxy at Salmon Brook

June 2018

"The heart has it's own memory, like the mind, and in it are enshrined the precious keepsakes."    --  Longfellow

RIP, Roxy...the "best dog ever."

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Low Tide in Nova Scotia

October  2020

"Time and tide wait for no man."

                                    -- St. Marher  1225 

                                              

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Granbrook Park

September 2020

"And let today embrace the past with remembrance, and the future with longing."                                                                                                                                    --Kahlil Gibran

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Roxy the Spacedog

April 2018

 "All that we love deeply becomes a part of us."

                                             --Helen Keller

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Two Orioles

July 2018

"Even the smallest of creatures carries a sun in his eyes."     

                                                --Porchia

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Spring Hill Farm  

March 2020

"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us, or we will find it not." 

                       -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Plein Air;   UConn-Storrs, CT   w/Shauna Shane

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