Michel McNinch

An Invitation

By Michel McNinch | March 10, 2022

Spring time has arrived at Stormwater Studios. It is a great little respite in the middle of a hot, southern city.

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Spring Endurance

By Michel McNinch | March 6, 2022

Spring rains and sunshine on Lake Murray speaks to me of endurance. The earth keeps turning, the seasons keep coming.

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enjoy the process

Enjoy the Process

By Michel McNinch | February 27, 2022

Every artist has a process they enjoy the most. This is part of my process, and I thought you might enjoy seeing it.

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“Tell us why you paint…”

By Michel McNinch | February 19, 2022

I didn’t get those crayons in my neighbor’s closet, but Mama made sure I had something creative in my hands at all times.

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Challenge Accepted

By Michel McNinch | February 12, 2022

I participated in Mary Gilkerson’s painting challenge on her Art+Work+Living site. Here are paintings around new cues to create painting habits.

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Have we met? – my art history

By Michel McNinch | January 31, 2022

My very first memory is crawling next door to get their crayons.  The big ones.  Eight colors.   I wanted to touch them so bad.   It is a vivid memory.  

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My New Collection – Edisto Island, SC

By Michel McNinch | January 29, 2022

My new collection of paintings springs from Edisto Island, SC. Inspiration was everywhere-such a beautiful island! Full of sights, sounds and smells of the Lowcountry.

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Oyster Roasts and a Paint Brush

By Michel McNinch | January 23, 2022

I love to paint oysters. What are your oyster roast traditions?

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Morning Storm Approaches, oil, 36x36, Michel McNinch

Artistic Trade Secrets

By Michel McNinch | January 15, 2022

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, SC, Michel McNinch, artist, Stormwater Studios

Edisto Island Inspiration

By Michel McNinch | January 1, 2022

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 for Christmas

A Gift of Place

By Michel McNinch | December 11, 2021

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

By Michel McNinch | December 4, 2021

A beautiful day at Stormwater for gathering with artists you love and admire.  We enjoyed celebrating this year’s successes and…

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