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Merry Christmas!

Carol L. DouglasDec 23, 20102 min read
My male friends can go back to alphabetizing their Beatles collection. My middle-aged women pals will recognize this as a bottle angel—what we were making while they were building forts and playing that ugly Danelectro guitar in the family room. She was made in 1968 or thereabouts, which is why she is wearing a chic …


Carol L. DouglasOct 12, 20101 min read
Fall in the Finger Lakes, pastel 17X20, sold

Rained out!

Carol L. DouglasOct 4, 20101 min read
I love October in the High Tor wildlife management area south of Canandaigua Lake. This area is full of deep ravines with waterfalls, such as this one: You can get some unusual fall colors there, such as these pink trees: But it is the muckland at the bottom of the lake, with its tawny reeds, …

New classes starting this weekend

Carol L. DouglasSep 30, 20101 min read
Studio in Art and portfolio preparation—starting Oct. 2, 2010 Saturday, 11 AM-2 PM (Oil, pastel, acrylic, watercolor)This class focuses on still life as a fundamental tool for developing drawing and painting technique. It is appropriate for both beginning and advanced students. Instruction emphasizes direct painting, where paint is applied solidly rather than through glazing. For …

Rye Art Center 10th Annual Painters on Location

Carol L. DouglasSep 26, 20102 min read
Boston Post Road Bridge, Mamaroneck, 24X20, oil on board The Rye Art Center Painters on Location is my favorite event of the year, a fundraiser for an excellent organization that takes good care of its artists. It includes many excellent New York regional plein air artists, and it’s always wonderful to see my friends and …