In and out of the studio with Phyllis Adams

In and out of the studio with Phyllis Adams

If you look at Phyllis Adams' paintings and envision her heading off in a boat to paint by the seaside, you're mostly right.
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Technique: Raku

Technique: Raku

Literally translated as enjoyment, ease or comfort, traditional raku is the Japanese pottery used in the Japanese Tea Ceremony - most often in the form of tea bowls.
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Make good decisions

Make good decisions

School starts today for most of our Cape Cod kids, which makes us think of putting little people on a big yellow bus - kissing them and telling them to make good decisions in front of all their friends.

They'll thank us someday.

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Artist Spotlight: Melanie Despres

Artist Spotlight: Melanie Despres

“This body of work is about coexisting with nature. That feeling you get when the ocean puts your life into perspective and calms you."
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Artist Spotlight: Ed Chesnovitch

Artist Spotlight: Ed Chesnovitch

Just how many views can you find within walking distance of your home? If you're Ed Chesnovitch, the possibilities are endless.
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Susan Anthony: The making of a collage

Susan Anthony: The making of a collage

People often ask Susan Anthony (and us) about how her collages are made. And even once she's explained, people still think she paints over them. 
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Studio Visit: Ugone & Thomas

Studio Visit: Ugone & Thomas

Actually, they do make them like they used to.
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Studio visit: Claireware

Studio visit: Claireware

While we were in New York picking out new inventory for the spring (you aren't going to believe the great things that are coming), we stopped by Brooklyn to visit Claire Weissberg in her Claireware studio.
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The creative world of Denise Zompa

The creative world of Denise Zompa

"Creating was always a part of our lives,” says plein air artist Denise Zompa of her childhood.
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The well-kept secrets of Hessel Studios

The well-kept secrets of Hessel Studios

“You'd have to be pretty dumb to want to copy us.” -Gregg Hessel
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Rosalie Nadeau's nature

Rosalie Nadeau's nature

"Painting connects me intimately with my subject. The pure pigment of pastel and oil are unequaled in portraying the brilliant intensity of nature. As light colors life, I am inspired to paint... to create presence, a tactile feeling, the sense of specific time and space." 
- Rosalie Nadeau
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Jan Jacque

Jan Jacque

“I explore the idea of tranquility, balance and complexity as manifested in nature with my clay and wood," Jan Jacque says.
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