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ALLEGRETTO ART – FREE WORLDWIDE SHIPPING!

  ALLEGRETTO ART – FREE WORLDWIDE SHIPPING! Extended today, Friday,11/24, until midnight tonight: Eastern Standard Time! Quality giclee prints, greeting cards, tote bags, i-phone cases, throw pillows, etc. I hope you enjoy browsing through my eclectic gallery that ranges from … Continue reading

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TUSCAN TABLE – HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

TUSCAN TABLE – HAPPY THANKSGIVING! I know Thanksgiving seems like it’s all about the food, but we need to take some time to reflect on all those everyday things that we take for granted: a roof over our heads, lights, … Continue reading

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ROMAN TABLE

ROMAN TABLE Those who know me and my art know that color and whimsy are my passions, but once in a blue moon, I’ll dabble in something more traditional. It’s a good exercise, but not nearly as much fun. And … Continue reading

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PURPLE IRIS

PURPLE IRIS PURPLE IRIS Although I am clearly not a botanical artist, still, I think all flowers are beautiful whether real or imagined, and the bolder the better. The original 16″x20″ acrylic on one-inch thick wrapped canvas can be purchased … Continue reading

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TROPICAL TRINITY

TROPICAL TRINITY   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 and sipping a smoothie made from bananas and pineapples … Continue reading

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Paris Blues

PARIS BLUES   This is Pierre, the saxophone player who has lost his lover to another man (a drummer) and he’s playing the blues while drowning his sorrows in cheap wine and cigarettes. The original 16″x20″ acrylic painting on wrapped … Continue reading

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COLORADO MOUNTAIN VIEW

COLORADO MOUNTAIN VIEW As a Colorado native, I thought it only fitting to include a view of the Rocky Mountains in my “Views To Go” series of tromp l’oeil window scenes.  For those of you who have never visited Colorado, … 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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PAINTING IN ITALY – TUSCANY – TROMP L’OEIL WINDOW VIEW

TUSCAN VIEW is another painting in my tromp l’oeil “Views To Go” collection.  The paintings in this collection are all acrylic on wrapped canvas, with the border and sides painted in wood tones to add to the illusion. The original painting … Continue reading

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Sicilian View – Trompe L’Oeil Painting

SICILIAN VIEW – Trompe L’Oeil Painting – “Views to Go” I started my “Views To Go” collection while living in Hawaii. My art studio was a portion of a converted garage with one small window. I played with the idea … Continue reading

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Tuscan View

My “Views To Go” series of paintings was created by accident.  I had just finished a trompe l’oeil mural of a window scene for a client and she lamented the fact that if she ever moved the mural would have … Continue reading

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Roman Table

Wine and pears are the perfect Romandessert, so that was my inspiration for this painting.  It was a bit tricky for me, as this was my first attempt at painting pears, and several times I was tempted to just drink … Continue reading

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Tuscan Table

The warm Tuscan sunset inspired the rich colors for this Tuscan Table.  As I am not usually a still life painter, it was a bit of a struggle to keep my eggplant from looking like a mutant cucumber and my … Continue reading

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Venetian Table

I titled this painting “Venetian Table” for 2 reasons: The bowl filled with onions made me think of Venice’s celebrated “fegato con cipolle” / “liver with onions,” and the difficulty I had painting the onions made me cry enough tears to … Continue reading

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Sicilian Table

Since cheese is my favorite food, I felt it was high time I painted a nice ball of aged provolone. Then I had to decide what to add to it. That was easy. What better accompaniment than wine, tomatoes, and … Continue reading

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