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"Cape Cod Canal - Late Summer"

In my 40-plus years of teaching local painting classes there is only one subject request that I have declined (refused, to be honest) to pursue: the bridges over the Cape Cod Canal.  Just the thought of suffering through all those straight lines and details - and enduring the endless whining that would go with it - stiffened my resolve.  The answer is "No."   Until several weeks ago.

"Brand" New Style Guide

Brand and Inspiration Board by Laure Paillex ©2017I have to admit that I spend lots of time surfing the internet for new and interesting idea prompts and resources.  The fact that Pinterest has become such a wild success proves that I'm not the only one addicted to the click!

"Irish Eyes Are Smilin'"

An Irish Blessing

You've blessed me with friends and laughter and fun;
With rain that's as soft as the light from the sun.
You've blessed me with the stars to brighten each night.
You've given me help to know wrong from right.
You've given me so much, so please Lord give me, too,
A heart that is always grateful to You.

 

I love St. Patrick's Day! Mid-March holds the promise of a fresh, green Springtime, and even though there still may be snow blanketing the ground the air is ripe with the scent of... corned beef and cabbage, of course! 

A Tip o' the Brush! Sealing the Surface

Top o' the mornin' to ye!

Surface Preparation Tip

February Snow - Tuesday Morning Class Cancelled 2/9/16

Snow, snow, go away!

February 9th - Our Tuesday morning class is cancelled so that our parking area and porch entry can be cleared of snow. 

The Afternoon Class will meet as scheduled at 1:00 PM.  Hope everyone can make it!

Storm Warning: Wed. Eve Class Cancelled

Storm Sky 20150930Due to the impending storm and potentially bad driving conditions our Wednesday evening painting class is cancelled for tonight.  Heavy rain, high winds and possible flooding in low-lying areas - a good night to stay in and cuddle up with whatever warms your heart!

Looking forward to seeing everyone next week - OCTOBER 7th!

How I Spent My Summer Vacation: Finale

FINISHED!

Here's a "Before and After" collage to give you a sampling of the studio/pantry makeover.  Many thanks to our friend Maggie who helped sort and clean the pantry contents before it all got put back in place! 

Lauré Paillex Studio Before/After

"Working Up a Storm"

All the activity around here must have disturbed the atmosphere!  A rare, still moment on Buttermilk Bay (the front window view from our studio) and looking across the cranberry bogs to the north (the view from the back

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