“Plum and a Half” 5×7 oil on board Starting to work on the next show now. Can’t wait to see what I paint this time! I have a plan…but I never really know.

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“Beach Lessons” Oil on Gessoed Board, 6×8 “Look Daddy”, 6×8 Oil on gessoed board **** Okay, I’m tired now. Have been painting non stop for a month. All paintings for the Atalaya Show are completed, and most are already framed. Will take a short break, then begin painting for my November show. Good thing I…

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“You Gotta Be Kidding Me” click image for a better view of the painting Oil on Gessoed Panel, 6×8 “Sandcastle Days” click image to enlarge Oil on Gessoed Panel, 6×8 *** Here are some more of my beach people paintings. I love to think of the dialog between these people when I am painting them.…

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“Fall Exhibition,” Oil on Canvas, 16×20 I love this painting! It turned out just as I had hoped. (That doesn’t always happen!) The colors and atmosphere are a nice diversion from the Summer heat. Come on Fall!

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“Billy Dreher Beacons,” 24×36, Oil on Canvas Click for a better look “Up Near Brevard,” 18×36, Oil on Canvas Click to enlarge Working, working…..getting ready for the Atalaya show. More to come. http://www.michelmcninch.com/Studio%20News/Calendar%20of%20Events.htm Here’s the latest.

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Click on the painting to get a better look “Two Old Birds” 30×40, oil on Canvas “Surf Study,” 12×6, Oil on Canvas Click to enlarge Click image to get a better look. “Winter Surf,” 12×36, Oil on Canvas Hi Everyone. Thanks for all the new folks signed up to the email subscription. My list is…

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Click on photo to get a better look. Look what is happening in my backyard! Wow. This is a plant a good friend gave to me, and it has flourished. Terrific. Who wants a sprig? I think it is called “sweet autumn.” Thanks Donna. p.s. I have been painting huge amounts – will get them…

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I enjoy painting on traditional gesso. It is rabbit skin glue (I know- Yuk!) and marble dust warmed together and layered onto wood to create a panel to paint on. When I go to the trouble to get this done, I make sure I do enough for a long time. The crock pot my sister…

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