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Mary Whyte, Painting, New Orleans Jazz

“All at once, amazing and frustrating,” Such was my reflection on the one-of-a-kind workshop put on by American Watercolor Artist Mary Whyte on my 4 hour flight from New Orleans to Seattle. But, I should back up a little. I … Continue reading

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Story of OrionSkye Art: The Studio

As many of you know my dream has been to transition into a life of art, carving and furniture making. This year has seen the completion of the first step of that dream. I have been fortunate enough to set … Continue reading

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ART-Improving by Seeing

One doesn’t have to study art for very long before you learn that there are what masters call the 4 pillars of art, especially if you are learning to paint.  They are: color, shape, value and edges.  All very important. … Continue reading

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My Life On the Water

Originally posted on Down To The Sea Again:
It should be no surprise that my art tends to focus around maritime and coastal subjects(like pirates).  I have spent most of my life on or around the water. Star Sailing in…

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Yes I am a Pirate.

Got a little Huck Finn, Tom Sawyer or for that matter a little Becky Thatcher in you?

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Marine Industry recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness

Pink stripe on big boat sends a big message Great video. This vessel was designed by a friend of mine. NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — It’s Breast Cancer Awareness month, and everywhere you look, you’ll see a whole lot of pink, … Continue reading

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Virtual travelling to harbors and ports around the world.

Interested in seeing what’s happening on the waterfronts around the world? I ran across this site of live webcams and videos of ports, harbors and cruise ships around the world. Enjoy a little virtual world travelling. http://www.cruisin.me/cruisecams/ports/united_states/dutch_harbor_alaska.php

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