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Monday, October 5, 2009

Lahaina Boats

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"Lahaina Boats"
Oil, 10" x 8"on canvas panel.
$300 unframed.

I had fun painting this one today. I have used this reference photo probably ten times for paintings and I love how they all look so different! This photo is taken in Lahaina Harbor in Maui. I am heading there next week for a week long business trip and I look forward to getting more great photos!
I received some great news over the weekend. My painting titled "Library in Bloom" posted in my last post was juried into the California Art Club exhibition "South Pasadena: City of Trees". I was thrilled to learn that my blogging friend Marian Fortunati also had a painting selected. We had lunch after I dropped off my painting and we both lamented that the art was so good and we didn't have a chance. Thank goodness we weren't judging!


Edward Burton said...

Wonderful painting, Leslie, great job with the water. Congratulations for having your painting juried into the show!

Marian Fortunati said...

Another beauty!!

I'm thrilled that we were both juried in to the show. See you Saturday!!

Art with Liz said...

Oh so well done Leslie, - your paintings are fantastic!

Jennifer McChristian said...

Wonderful painting! Congrats on being juried into the show!

Nancy Merkle Fine Art said...

I love the colors in this painting & congrats on your show, too!

Elizabeth McCrindle said...

Love the colour in this one. Well done at being juried into the show :)


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