Monday, December 31, 2012

Painting Out 2012

Inspired by Matisse 6x6 
Another year goes over the cliff....Oh, wait, I'm listening to too much radio if I'm talking that way ;)  
I deem 2012 the year of the over used cliche.
Anyway, I have had the busiest December ever, including a second trip to Maine, this time to see the Winslow Homer exhibit at the Portland Museum of Art. In case you've never been, it's a first class Museum and very easy to get around. 
It snowed that weekend and my pal Sally Dean and I had a ball, slippin' and slidin' on the sidewalks of the city.
Be sure to visit Girls Just Wanna Paint tomorrow to see our Matisse inspired works. Here's a sneak peek of mine but I must say that the girls outdid themselves with this one!!! 
I also signed up to do Leslie Saeta's 30 Paintings in 30 Days beginning...well, pretty much, right now.

The View from the Irish Pub overlooking the Portland Ferry docks.
Happy New Year all and thanks for all your love and support. It's much appreciated!


Meg & Quill said...

Happy New Year to you and yours!!

Linda Popple said...

As always, your colors are amazing and I am looking forward to seeing all the paintings for the Matisse challenge!

Happy New Year and Happy Painting!!

Carol Blackburn said...

Happy New Year Mary, since we all didn't evaporate on 12-21-12 I guess we're stuck doing it all over again, aren't we. :)
I wish you good health and prosperity in 2013.

Douglas Clark said...

Its been a cold dreary few weeks in Dec. This painting kind of brightens and warms thhings up.
Happy 2013.

Lorna said...

Another year Mary! And you're still making me prove I'm not a robot.not a robot.not a robot.not a robot.not a robot.not a robot.not a robot.not a robot.

Anonymous said...

Lovely, lovely painting! Happy New Year 2013!!

Haidee-Jo Summers said...

Lovely fresh colours and brushstrokes! Happy New Year Mary! :-)

CrimsonLeaves said...

A wonderful tropical painting, Mary! Bright and full of color and sunshine, a way life should be for all of us. Love the dock photos! Hope 2013 is wonderful for you!

Stephanie Berry said...

What a delicious painting! Have a Happy New Year!!

Jo Castillo said...

Looks like some great paintings to come from your projects. Happy New Year!

Kelly Jeanette Swift said...

That's a lovely painting and I love that photo of the docks. Happy New Year!

art by Michael Perchard said...

Matisse would be proud!
Greattttttttttt, bright, exciting and warm colors!
Very nice!
Happy New Year Mary!
Paint on!

Jo-Ann Sanborn said...

Great way to start the New Year, Mary! Painting is a beauty. Can't wait to see what's to come.

SamArtDog said...

I'm so glad that you got to go to the museum. I try to go whenever I'm back.
The picture of the docks crosses senses -- I can smell the fog! The gentrification of Commercial St. amazes me.

Studio at the Farm said...

I am basking in the glow of this glorious hot-colored painting!!!
Happy New Year, O Gypsy Woman, from Kath and the Big Guy [nuzzle, snarffle]

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