The Ocean and the Lake

Litchfield Beach, oil, 6x8 This little spot in the world gives spectacular color. I always get inspired to paint there.

What is not to love about the inspiration of the ocean and lake for the landscape painter? Work on my SC State Parks series brought out these paintings that were waiting patiently for their last licks of the brush.  I enjoyed a pleasant day in my studio with the door open and the breeze blowing while I had my last session on these paintings.

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Artistic Trade Secrets

Morning Storm Approaches, oil, 36x36, Michel McNinch

Sure am proud to be included in Columbia Metropolitan Magazine’s article, “Artistic Trade Secrets,” with Michael Story, Michel McNinch and Rob Shaw. (Jan 22)

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Edisto Island Inspiration

Edisto Island, SC, Michel McNinch, artist, Stormwater Studios

Edisto Island was full of natural beauty. It is my pleasure to share a few photographs of inspiration and my current painting collection as it progresses. Michel McNinch, artist, Stormwater Studios. Take a look!

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A Gift of Place

A Gift of Place for Christmas

Art can be the perfect gift. This piece was created for a special person of a special place. It was fun being a part of this memorable gift. Here is a little glimpse into the making of “A Gift of Place.”

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Santa comes to Stormwater

A beautiful day at Stormwater for gathering with artists you love and admire.  We enjoyed celebrating this year’s successes and that we were all healthy, happy, and whole.  Looking forward…

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