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“HAWAIIAN ISLAND LOVE”

HAWAIIAN ISLAND LOVE Often times, I like to step away from the serious. In HAWAIIAN ISLAND LOVE I did that. Who says turtles have to be green or dolphins have to be grey? Not me. And where is it written that once we … Continue reading

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TO MARKET

TO MARKET Thank you to International Women Artists for featuring this painting in your Fineartamerica gallery. I am honored to have my work alongside such gifted artists. For me, big bold colors reflect the joys of a tropical island. Taking … Continue reading

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HAWAIIAN SIGN POSTS TO PARADISE

HAWAIIAN SIGN POSTS TO PARADISE I’m not a fan of wishy-washy, muted colors, and so I played with the vivid Rainbow Coalition colors that speak to me of peace and unity while hanging out in Paradise, sipping a smoothie, and … Continue reading

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TROPICAL HARVEST

Tropical Harvest – For me, big, bold colors reflect the joys of a tropical island. I wanted to keep this painting as uncomplicated as island life. It’s all about celebrating color and simplicity. The original acrylic painting on wrapped canvas … Continue reading

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HAWAIIAN ISLAND LOVE

HAWAIIAN ISLAND LOVE “HAWAIIAN ISLAND LOVE” To all my friends and family and followers here and on my Facebook Page, I appreciate your support for my art and my novel: “Bridge of Sighs and Dreams,” : http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B015JRFQE8 BARNES & NOBLE: … Continue reading

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AMALFI COAST

AMALFI COAST          The diverse villages along the Amalfi Coast have been compared to a constellation, if this is the case, then the town of Amalfi is unquestionably the brightest star.  The Amalfitani like to boast: “The sun, … Continue reading

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PIETRASANTA in TUSCANY

PIETRASANTA in TUSCANY Pietrasanta – the village of Pietrasanta sits high in the coastal hills of Tuscany.  It’s beach town, Marina di Pietrasanta is a favorite summer seaside resort for winter-weary weary Florentines and Pisans. Giclee prints from greeting card … Continue reading

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Lake Como / Lago di Como / Painting In Italy

  PAINTING IN ITALY / LAGO DI COMO Lake Como (Larius, as it was known to the Romans) has been called “the looking glass of Venus,” and Virgil pronounced it “our greatest lake.” Not to be out quoted, Stendhal characterized … Continue reading

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GUARDIANS

GUARDIANS This painting is a first draft book cover for “Midnight And The Magical Prairie Schooner”  written by my dear friend Denis Gessing.  Information on purchasing this exciting and engaging novel can be found at:  http://www.olteller.com The original painting is … Continue reading

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PLEIN AIR PAINTING WITH ACRYLICS – POLOLU VALLEY LOOKOUT

  Plein Air Painting With Acrylics For plein air artists who are new to acrylics I’d like to offer a few suggestions gleaned from many frustrating outings.  Someone recently asked if I recommend painting en plein air with acrylics. My … Continue reading

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Veduta di Vesuvio – Bay of Naples

PAINTING IN ITALY / BAY OF NAPLES / MOUNT VESUVIUS   The Neapolitan “soul” is guaranteed to squeeze your heart into submission. “Goethe wrote: “Naples is Paradise.  Everyone lives in a state of intoxicated self-forgetfulness, myself included.” No painting excursion … Continue reading

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Monterosso On Riviera Di Levante -Cinque Terre

Painting In Italy – Monterosso On Riviera Di Levante Although the Cinque Terre region is no longer considered “off the beaten Path” it’s definitely a “must visit” for artists who hunger to capture cliff-hanging buildings set ablaze by ruby sunsets. … Continue reading

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To Market – In theTropics

  For me, big bold colors reflect the joys of a tropical island.  Taking life too seriously is for city dwellers, on the tropical island in my mind’s eye, I don’t see brown palm trees, I prefer purple; my turtle’s … Continue reading

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Island Beat

This is Winston, one rockin’ conga drummer.  His red-hot, reggae rhythm is as cool as a tropical breeze.  You can view this original 16″x20″ acrylic on canvas painting on my website: http://www.PamelaAllegretto-Franz.com or purchase a giclee print at: http://pamela-allegretto.fineartamerica.com Ecco … Continue reading

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