Lots of Projects My Paintworks Father Christmas TAMPA SDP CONVENTION 2008 MURAL IN MASS. CHILDREN'S HOME
Date(s): 2009. Album by Marjorie Harris Clark. Photos by Marjorie. 1 - 100 of 100 Total. 1234 Visits.
1 zebras This is called "everyone makes mistakes". Count the legs on the left (momma) zebra. These pictures were taken on my recent trip to Mass. I filled and painted little chips, brightened up the dorms with lots more color and varnished varnished.
2 Lion I brightened him up and gave him a coat of varnish.
3 lion face Since this is in a dorm for young boys, my Leo is the mascot. I tried to make Leo look strong, kind and thoughtful.
4 steenbeiks I love these. They are a tiny antelope...about a foot and a half tall.
5 rabbits another dorm....painted years ago...I added a lot of yellow to the room and new varnish.
6 st anns bird
7 st anns dorm
8 st. anns underwater plant 1 Favorite Plant. This is in a TV room. I had fun brightening this up.
9 st,. ann]'s ocytpus
10 st anns blue fish
11 St. ann's whole wall
12 my still life This is a large oil that I painted when I was painting and selling fine art reproductions. My last name at the time was "Seip" ...you can see that in the corner.
13 Mom in dorm 1
14 Mom and food, top half
15 Mama This is in the dining area of this dorm. I wanted a warm, welcoming, maternal figure in this dorm for boys. .
16 pig and table
18 closeup of food
19 racoon wall repair
20 sunshine wall Sunshine room repairs
21 Deer, refreshed
22 St. Ann's bears
23 right wall, almost finished
24 Flamingo mural Here is the wall so far... I added lots of definition and color to the sky and water... The next step is to paint in the surf between the waves across the middle. (I ran out of white so will finish that part in the next session).
25 left tree and surf added
26 flamingo wall 5
28 flamingo 1 1
29 flamingo wall Some green and plants
30 left side first stage finished Added red flowers, burnt sienna touches, dark green on the leaves. more definition to flamingo
31 flamingo wall Wall finished
32 mural left, blue added This is the beginning of the second stage of painting. I painted a horizon line for the water to create an ocean view.
33 mural, blue added whole
34 mural, left, white added White clouds and a start of waves.
35 mural with blue and white
36 mural, right, white added
37 deeper blues...start of waves
38 Ocean and sky in progress
39 not finished, more later
40 whole tree
41 tree top again
42 tree bottom
43 tree, finished
44 cat again
45 real cat
46 Emily in chair 1
47 HOOT Booth My booth, my husband, John, and my Aunt Emily figure
49 Emily, top third 1
50 St.Ann's Home, Methuen, Ma CLICK ON PICTURES TO ENLARGE These murals are in Methuen, Ma. at the new failiity for boys. (St. Ann's Home), This project consisted of 14 wall sections, several were 17 feet and a few were 13 feet long. It was finished in 18 days. My students/friends from my NH Thursday night group came for this painting seminar. They basecoated, varnished and painted details and large areas. Paid was furnighsed by Plaid Paints, Folk Art. It was finished on schedule.
51 Me Working on the "Good Morning" wall. The walls were designed in this dorm so I would have maximum space to paint. My intention was to add color, interest and as many things as I could think of to brighten and personalize this space for the boys so they would be proud to live here.
52 music wall with real guitar and trumpet added
53 workman warming himself at my fire
54 bike Need to paint a hanger for it
55 Susan touching up stone wall Susan painted the entire stone wall that forms a base for the mural. She let the wall color show and outlined stones..it work so well.
56 apple basket
57 Winter window It's getting near time for the children to come...there are some linens stacked on a chair
58 sports pennants started these are Boston Pennants...will be across from the Boston Skyline
59 bike hanging on the wall surprised at how well this came out for one session...Susan painted the spokes and tires!
60 Boston Skyline window window in progress
61 dog...all done wanted him to look like a good old yellow dog tired out from running around outside in the cold
62 fireplace wall this wall is finished!!!
63 winter window almost finished a bit more to do on the clouds
64 morning wall in progress mixed paint in the room next to the mural
65 wall further along have some thoughts about changing this wall...maybe wil be able to show you tomorrow
66 Susan and Marilyn's Boston Skyline This is the basis of the Boston Harbor Skyline...painted so far by Susan with help from Marilyn
67 Marilyn peeling off the tape
68 winter window again starting to fill in the "wood" window frames
69 lunch again
70 marilyn Marilyn holding the clock (real clock) that will be put up over the mantle
71 Gina Gina is my long time friend/student from my New Hampshire Thursday Group
72 winter window, starting background windows are put on with tape...landscape painted over the tape..
73 winter window in progress will peel off tape, then paint window frames to match the woodwork in the dorm.
74 work in progress
75 my fish painted tank, about 30" long by 20" high
76 striped angel fish 1
78 shell and plants
80 mural window, left
81 window again
82 mural , window, fins
83 mural, boat
84 mural window
85 surf boards again
86 mural, surf boards
88 crisis room mural finished this mural took us two days...we worked all weekend...I love the bird
89 crisis room mural our-signatures
90 mural, micky again
91 hard at work
92 Kathy working on tropical window...we all have to wear hardhats...so much work going on ...
93 fish tank2
95 lots more to paint see the parrot down the end of the room?
96 this will be the fireplace wall
97 Susan again
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