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Two Michigans

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Two Michigans by self

After a long time when after one unsuccessful attempt, I have been lacking the confidence to figure out how to post imagery on the site, I am at last giving it a go.

The image is a painting that I recently completed, entitled "Two Michigans". The title springs from this view of a couple of feet of shoreline where Lake Michigan laps up on the sand of Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

The image was executed in watercolor and gouache on a full sheet (23.5" x 30") of d'Arches 140# cold pressed watercolor paper.

 

I am a lifelong resident of the Chicago suburbs, with a several year hiatus to serve in the Navy when my Vietnam era draft notice turned up. I had been told that guys with last names like mine were among the preferred cannon fodder in the Army, so (more...)
 
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Now that I've managed the image posting procedure ... by John Sanchez Jr. on Thursday, Jun 30, 2011 at 10:55:08 AM
that what attracted me to this image was being abl... by John Sanchez Jr. on Thursday, Jun 30, 2011 at 10:58:54 AM
known as land art, and, basically, photographs of ... by GLloyd Rowsey on Friday, Jul 1, 2011 at 6:33:46 AM
although there seem to be large ghost images from ... by GLloyd Rowsey on Friday, Jul 1, 2011 at 1:03:25 AM
I think what you are seeing are tendrils of refrac... by John Sanchez Jr. on Friday, Jul 1, 2011 at 9:28:03 AM