Tag: painting

Rose Cottage Lady
Amy's One Painting

“Rose Cottage Lady”

This is a community awareness project to help kickstart our comeback from COVID-19 restrictions. The awareness is to bring attention to our local museums. “Amy’s One Painting” is a six-painting project where every two months, a different painting is displayed, donated or sold … read more

Amy One Painting
Amy's One Painting

“Great Grandfather”

“Great Grandfather” is exactly that, the artist’s great-grandfather, a man who is said to have bitten off another man’s ear in a Montana saloon brawl and homesteaded property where the Bremerton National Airport is now located. A man who helped build the Navy … read more

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Small Business Series — Peninsula Paint Centers

A Paint Store for Any Job

To contractors, interior designers and homeowners, Ray and Diane Donahue could easily be called the king and queen of paint. The West Sound couple, who call Kingston home, own five paint stores, from Gig Harbor to Bainbridge Island, under the moniker of Peninsula … read more

Peggy Brunton

Peggy Brunton — Imagining the Future

Bainbridge Island needs no introduction to Peggy Brunton. She is a favorite local artist whose lush, expressive canvases of acres of flowers, rowboats and water, bicycles and pies, gardens and wild bouquets record the emotional life of a magical island. She is also … read more

Mauve

The Color Mauve — Part 2

“We could hardly get through Mauve, Part I,” some might say. Not a popular hue. Some call mauve a neutral. It is a mud pink to a shadowy faded purple. I’ll share a few paintings of the 12-piece “mauve” color-study series. It is … read more

Design Trends 2020
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Design Trends in 2020 — Advice from the Experts

So many new trends coming our way for 2020. It’s been exciting to watch design ideas evolve. See what’s coming in new designs from colors and furniture to flooring and surfaces. Every year, we gather our panel of design experts to discuss what … read more

(Photo courtesy Linda McWhirter)

Rockin’ Art

Linda McWhirter’s art rocks. Literally. McWhirter paints lovely images — some whimsical, some very detailed and realistic — on small, smooth stones she finds here and there. She’s been doing her little rock paintings since she retired from 20-plus years of teaching — … read more

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BARN exterior

Learning and Creating Collaboratively at BARN

Nobel prize winning author Thomas Mann once said, “Art is to the community what dream is to the individual.” For Bainbridge Island’s BARN (Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network), it was the shared dreams of the area’s artists and makers that built a uniquely Bainbridge … read more

Carla with Tribe

Capturing the Captivating Human Figure

Among the dozens of paintings that hang in Carla O’Connor’s Olalla studio is a tiny, framed crayon drawing of a purple cow. It’s the very first picture O’Connor ever drew — when she was just 3 years old. Another small, framed drawing of … read more

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