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Christine Blain
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First in Swimmers Series
I am inspired to start a new series in oil that captures the wonderful feeling of summer and childlike playfulness. This first painting is a challenge, as I am in the throes of understanding the way the water refracts the sunlight, causing interesting lines...
First in Swimmers Series
First in Swimmers Series
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The Buoy Shack 16x20" acrylic on 2" gallery-wrapped canvas   This buoy covered shack is a famous landmark located on Bailey Island in Harpswell, Maine.  Bailey Island is home to beautiful Mackerel Cove, which affords many sightings of boats, fishing village...
Paintings by Christine Blain
Paintings by Christine Blain
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On the Easel...
  I chose this scene from among the photos I took this summer while traveling up the coast of Maine.  Although I am liking the way it's turning out so far, it hasn't always been this way - as I have had some artist's block/struggle on this one.  I joke to m...
On the Easel...
On the Easel...
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Commissioned Horse Paintings
  Jewell and Arabella Two 11x14 inches on 2 inch gallery wrapped canvas   These beautiful horses were the subject of my latest commission.  People who own and love their pets know how much joy that an animal can bring to one's life.    
Commissioned Horse Paintings
Commissioned Horse Paintings
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Mini Art Journal
 I created this mini art journal as a sample for my journaling workshop. Its always fun to choose a favorite subject in nature and study it up close - kind of like discovering "a world in a grain of sand."     
Mini Art Journal
Mini Art Journal
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Art Journal Pages
  As I teach a course on visual journaling, I am turning out a few pages/covers along with my adult students.  While visual journaling is a lot of fun, it is also a great way to de-stress.  
Art Journal Pages
Art Journal Pages
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Warm January day at Hampton State Beach, NH
  Even with a grey winter sky, it was warm and beautiful - horses and dogs all over the beach. 
Warm January day at Hampton State Beach, NH
Warm January day at Hampton State Beach, NH
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26 Seconds
26 Seconds mixed media         UNESCO (United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization) estimates that every 26 seconds, a child is trafficked into slavery, many of whom are trafficked into the sex slave trade.  This is a tragedy beyond compr...
26 Seconds
26 Seconds
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Evening Feeding
16x12" acrylic on 2" gallery-wrapped canvas   These three horses are rescues at Live and Let Live Farm in Chichester, NH.  The two mustangs on the left were rescued as 6 week-old foals when they were separated from they mothers during a controversial round-...
Evening Feeding
Evening Feeding
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Solace
Solace 11x14" acrylic on 2" gallery wrapped canvas   This painting is another that will go into the All Creatures Great and Small Art Show to benefit Live and Let Live Farm in Chichester, NH.  The horses (Nico on the left and Neptune on the right) are two t...
Solace
Solace
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