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OVERDRIVE

OVERDRIVE A little bit of good “personal” news to end a week of disturbing “national” news. I am delighted to announce that Bridge of Sighs and Dreams is now listed on Overdrive. Overdrive is the leading digital reading platform for … Continue reading

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THE ART OF WRITING

THE ART OF WRITING Today I was asked that as an artist/writer what comes first when I have a story idea? Do the images in my mind dictate the words, or do the words conjure up the images? My answer … Continue reading

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ARTSCOPE Magazine Article

Magazine Article Here is the complete Artscope Magazine article that I wrote about yesterday. I know, one less “T” in Allegretto, but oh well, ecco la vita! Visit my art website at: http://www.pamelaallegretto-franz.com to view these and other original works … Continue reading

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ARTSCOPE MAGAZINE

I am so happy and grateful that Artscope Magazine http://zine.artscopemagazine.com/2016/12/allegrettos-whimsy has seen fit to publish an article about me, written by acclaimed New England writer, Tom Soboleski. https://www.linkedin.com/in/tomsoboleski. In its 10th year, Artscope is the premier culture magazine of New … Continue reading

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PINOCCHIO

PINOCCHIO –                Pinocchio is my favorite “Guy.” I love his fearless curious nature, his sense of joy, and most of all, his unwavering love for his father. I enjoy a large collection of … Continue reading

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Allegretto Art – FREE Worldwide Shipping

Allegretto Art – FREE Worldwide Shipping extended today, Saturday, 11/26, until midnight tonight: Eastern Standard Time! Quality giclee prints, greeting cards, tote bags, i-phone cases, throw pillows, etc. A thousand thanks to yesterday’s buyers! I am deeply appreciative and hope … Continue reading

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DANCING ON MOONBEAMS

DANCING ON MOONBEAMS Here is an old favorite to lighten up the serious mood of the day. The original painting is a 16″x20″ acrylic on Arches 140 pound cold=press watercolor paper. It is available for purchase at my art website: … Continue reading

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UNITY

Unity Although the balloons are different colors, they are all still Balloons. When they unite, good things happen. The original 8”x 12” acrylic on wrapped canvas is available for purchase on my art website: http://www.pamelaallegretto-franz Giclee prints from greeting card … Continue reading

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SICILIAN CIARAMELLA

    Sicilian Ciaramella  The Sicilian Ciaramella is similar to the Scottish Bagpipe, however, the Sicilian instrument, made out of pigskin, is lustier in tone. Quality giclee prints from greeting card size to poster size are available on my finartamerica … Continue reading

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Tuscan Farmhouse At Sunset

  Tuscan Farmhouse At Sunset In Tuscan Farmhouse At Sunset I wanted to pay homage to the Italian farmers who for hundreds of centuries have tended their land with a deep love and respect from sunup to sundown. The original … Continue reading

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New England Waterfall

  New England Waterfall Connecticut is a plein air artist’s paradise. In addition to the vibrant hues that dominate the fall landscape, an explosion of pink, yellow, violet, and rose proclaim spring. The first time I painted this waterfall in … Continue reading

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VINTAGE FIAT 500

Fiat 500   What better way to explore the Tuscan coastline of Italy than in a vintage “red” Fiat 500? The original 8”x10” acrylic on canvas painting is available for purchase on my art website: http://www/pamelaallegretto-franz.com Giclee prints from greeting … Continue reading

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DANCE FEVER

  Dance Fever – Acrylic on wrapped canvas. Whenever I get painter’s block (that’s what I call it when my mind hits a snag and can’t come up with a subject for my next painting) I revert to what I … Continue reading

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Venetian Gondolier

VENETIAN GONDOLIER Fiction writers glean ideas for character descriptions by various means.  If you’re a writer who enjoys sitting in a public location and scribbling notes on passersby, my recommendation for the primo spot to garner a wealth of character … Continue reading

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Pansies For Rosalina

PANSIES FOR ROSALINA My Mom is no longer with me on this earth, but she is always in my heart. These flowers are for her. I wanted to paint bright bold colors, happy, joyful colors, not pastel, sappy colors.  No … Continue reading

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