Author Archives: pamelaallegretto

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Artist/Writer

“INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE” – UNITY

Although the balloons are different colors, they are all still balloons. When they unite, good things happen. I’m hopeful that on this “INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE,” and EVERY day, we can all unite to make good things happen. BUY ART … Continue reading

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“NATIONAL BOOK LOVER’S DAY”

What better day to add to your book collection than today, NATIONAL BOOK LOVER’S DAY. Amazon is doing its weird limited time, book discount scan, and it is listing the paperback version of ASHES TO ASHES, DIAMONDS TO DUST at$8.54. … Continue reading

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GUITAR MAN

This is my caricature to honor jazz guitar great Jim Day. I took artistic liberty adding shades and a cigarette, just to keep it not-too-serious. What is serious, is Jim’s remarkable guitar chops playing jazz, blues, classical, and classics. The … Continue reading

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PRIDE FLAG DAISY

PRIDE FLAG DAISY celebrates all my friends and family in the LBGTQ community. I wanted my flower to have a party on my canvas where everyone’s invited. Cheers to you all for being who you are. I love each and … Continue reading

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 FESTA DEL REDENTORE – VENICE

The Festa del Redentore, one of the most important traditional events in Venice, commemorates the end of the plague of the 16th century. The annual celebration takes place during the weekend of the third Sunday of July. Between 1575 and 1577, … Continue reading

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BRIDGE OF SIGHS AND DREAMS

My most sincere gratitude to Rebecca Carter for writing such a lovely review. Best wishes. “What a bittersweet story. It shows the depths people will go to during a crisis: in this case, a war. Some cower in fear, others … Continue reading

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 HOLLAND WINDMILL – NATIONAL MILL DAY

Oops, I’m 2 weeks late, but better late than……. There are over 1000 windmills in Holland, and exploring some of them makes for a great adventure. The Dutch have restored many of the historic sites, and once a year, Holland … Continue reading

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RED VESPA – JAIL BREAK ITALIAN STYLE

For a long time, I wanted to do a painting of a Red Vespa, but I couldn’t decide on the background. It seemed everything had already been done, and I wanted my Red Vespa painting to be unique. Then I saw … Continue reading

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 “CINCO DE MAYO” LATINA JAZZ DIVA

Happy Cinco de Mayo to all of my friends and family who enjoy the rich Mexican  heritage. This is Rita, one hot Latina Jazz Diva. She rocks Jazz and wails the Blues and loves to “glam” it up. You can … Continue reading

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“MAY DAY”

On this joyful day, we should take some time to reflect on all those everyday things that we take for granted: a roof over our heads, lights, water, heat, food, a change of clean clothes, shoes, etc., etc., è cosi … Continue reading

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“HAPPY EARTH DAY”

In celebration of EARTH DAY, I thought I would post my painting  “TROPICAL TRINITY.” I’m not a fan of wishy-washy, muted colors, and so I played with the bold vivid colors that speak to me while hanging out in Paradise … Continue reading

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“NO CHOCOLATE EGGS”

The Easter Bunny came early. No chocolate eggs but something much better, this lovely review from Mary Kay McCabe. She started reading the paperback, misplaced it, and finished the read on her Kindle. Such an enthusiastic reader is truly an … Continue reading

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APRIL FOOLS’

APRIL FOOLS’ I decided since today is April Fools’ Day, I would share a few Italian Proverbs regarding fools. These are just a bit of fluff for a light-hearted holiday. “I stolti crescono senza innaffiarli.” “Fools grow without watering.” “I … Continue reading

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HAPPY SPRING – “NEW ENGLAND WATERFALL”

HAPPY SPRING – “NEW ENGLAND WATERFALL” Connecticut is a plein air artist’s paradise. In addition to the vibrant warm hues that dominate the fall landscape, an explosion of pink, yellow, violet, and rose proclaim spring. The first time I painted … Continue reading

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“THE IDES OF MARCH”

Beware the IDES OF MARCH! March 15 has a notorious reputation: Julius Caesar was assassinated on that date in 44 B.C., the last Czar of Russia, Nicholas the II, abdicated the throne on the Ides of March in 1917 and … Continue reading

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