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Elsbeth and Marcel Kooyman were our hosts for the week. They had three cute pups (BiBi, Raisin, and Stitch) that greeted us daily and sometimes spent time in our room. While we were there, their daughter Samantha was preparing to … Continued
The last formal activity of PAC was the three-hour Quick Draw, 9 a.m. to noon, I wanted to do a row of buildings that would represent Curacao architecture, terra cotta roof lines, color, and motion of the downtown. … Continued
After dropping Nancy off at the airport for her return trip Friday, I completed this painting at Hotel Kura Hulanda, an historic village of tiny and colorful buildings converted to high end hotel. It is located in Otrabonda. This scene … Continued
This painting of the “Kranshi” (the Town Hall) was a second commissioned piece (11” x 14”) painted for gentleman who lived there prior to the residence becoming the Kranshi. Painting in the shade of only the rental car hatchback near … Continued
Today I painted “Quintessential Curacao” in a concrete bus shelter as Nancy finished her painting at Fort Rif. Through rain and shine, my location provided perfect shelter for a few hours …enough time to complete the piece, and get it … Continued
Photos here show last night’s Opening of the Plein Air Curacao (PAC) International Art Exhibition in downtown Punda. We submitted paintings to the gallery daily as they were completed. The PAC gallery representative, Elise, was exceptional in promoting … Continued
ADay Off! Today, with five paintings completed, I took a day of rest!! At 9 a.m. we took a snorkeling adventure over a sunken tug with “Reef Captain” Marcel, our Curacao host with whom we were staying. Even amidst some … Continued
On Monday morning, in between varnishing and framing the first three paintings at the parking garage in preparations for Tuesday night’s opening, I painted “Terra Cotta and Turquoise”. This represented to me a familiar, ornate architectural roofline of Curacao, as … Continued
“Santa Rosa Color!” (8” x 10”) was painted roadside when Nancy spotted a blue house grazed in a very “paintable light” and a great shade tree directly across the street. She coaxed me to pull over under the tree. Our backs … Continued