Friday, September 16, 2016

Mark Island from Sand Beach

Mark Island from Sand Beach
in Stonington, Maine
sketched plein air on September 10, 2016
12" x 9", Winsor & Newton and Holbein watercolors, and
Uniball waterproof fade proof ink on 300 lb. Arches
cold press 100% cotton watercolor paper
framed, $130 + $7.15 sales tax + $22.85 shipping/handling = $150.00
Also online at Leslie Saeta's Thirty Paintings in Thirty Days HERE

Mark Island Light
a haiku by Bruce McMillan
The location of
the lighthouse on Mark Island
is right on the Mark.
© 2016 Bruce McMillan

Photo in the morning of Mark Island
with the lighthouse seen from
Sand Beach in Stonington, Maine
on September 10, 2016

John Marin 
Paints Mark Island
off Stonington, Maine

Note: Since John Marin painted this scene
the lighthouse keepers cottage is gone
and there are more trees.
Mark Island and Light 
from Deer Isle, Maine
John Marin
Watercolor, crayon, and graphite on paper, 
17" x 14, 1922
Metropolitan Museum of Art

Sea Movement - Green and Blue
John Marin
Watercolor with wiping, and fabricated charcoal, 
over graphite, on thick, slightly textured, 
off-white wove paper,
21" x 17", 1923
The Art Institute of Chicago

Mark Island off Deer Isle
John Marin
Watercolor and charcoal on paper, 17" x 15", 1922
"Scurrying clouds, wind this way blowing, that way blowing…
and I like it," wrote John Marin to a friend.
Smithsonian American Art Museum
John Marin on Wiki HERE

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