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Anne Winthrop Cordin
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My art is about possibility and paradox, memories and emotion. I am excited by color and shape. I am in love with the painting process.
My art is about possibility and paradox, memories and emotion. I am excited by color and shape. I am in love with the painting process.

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Art of The Ocean State
Very pleased to tell you that my painting Quiet Morning  can be seen at the Wickford Art Association exhibit- Art of the Ocean State .  Wickford Art Association  is a wonderful gallery with a full range of classes and exhibits.  I painted this plein air fro...

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Purple Haze
The last in my little iris series, until next spring. Each one is 5x7.

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Rosemary's Iris
Plein air painting has many challenges- wind, bugs, sun on the support, to name a few. When the sun hits the surface you're working on, it becomes quite a challenge to judge the value of a color. It works best for me to have my panel or canvas in the shade....

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Yellow Iris
Another from the iris series, a favorite flower of mine. My grandmother had masses of them, appearing each spring after the daffodils. They told me summer was just around the corner.

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Margaret's Iris
While they were still blooming, I painted a few iris in my neighbors garden. They welcomed me to sit and become totally absorbed in my work. The big challenge is to distinguish flower bloom from background, so I played around with finding the right value co...

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A Sunday Start
Friends who came to dinner last night brought me an amazing bunch of flowers. My first thought was to get them in water, my second thought- when can I paint? This morning I set them on a patterned tablecloth on the back deck and stood above them. This flatt...

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Ida Lewis Yacht Club Backstory
Ida Lewis Yacht Club was first Lime Rock Light in the heart of Newport's inner harbor. The first lighthouse keeper was Ida's half brother, then her father took over. When he died Ida ran the lighthouse by herself performing many daring rescues and withstand...

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Watching The Tide Come In
My first time to paint outside since we've been back in Rhode Island. We have had a cold and wet spring but I took advantage of a good day to head out with a friend. This spot is at the end of Ledge Road in Newport, where the parking is sketchy and the ocea...

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My Work at Charles Fine Arts
I'm thrilled to tell you that two of my paintings were juried into a show titled Flowers and Elegant Objects at  Charles Fine Arts  in downtown Gloucester, MA. I'm thrilled to be showing at this lovely gallery on Cape Ann.  The exhibit runs through June 20t...

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