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DANCE FEVER 2

DANCE FEVER 2 Whenever I get painter’s block (that’s what I call it when my mind hits a snag, and I can’t come up with a subject for my next painting) I revert to what I call fun art. I … Continue reading

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NEW ORLEANS JAZZ – INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY

  To celebrate “INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY,” I thought I would bring back my painting: NEW ORLEANS JAZZ. I have always enjoyed the paintings of Marc Chagall. His blend of reality and fantasy makes his unique work sing. Like Chagall, my … 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. they’re just a little fluff for a light-hearted holiday.   “I pazzi crescono senza innaffiarli.” “Fools grow without watering.”   … Continue reading

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LATINA JAZZ DIVA – INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

LATINA JAZZ DIVA – This is Rita, one hot Latina Jazz Diva. She rocks Jazz, wails the Blues, and loves to glam it up.  Featuring “Rita” to represent all the amazing female jazz singers past and present, is my way … Continue reading

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SAX SEX

Sax Sex I don’t know what compelled me to do this painting, but oddly enough, I finished it 2 days ago on October 6th. That day just happens to be International Saxophone Day. Yes, that’s really a “Day!” It seems … 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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New Orleans Jazz

New Orleans Jazz I have always enjoyed the paintings of Marc Chagall.  His blend of reality and fantasy  makes his unique work sing.  Like Chagall,  my mind likes to wander outside the walls of reality.  In New Orleans Jazz,  I … 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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BLUES GUITAR MAN

  BLUES GUITAR MAN In this painting I wanted to conjure up the after-hours, basement blues and jazz clubs where musicians gather after their gigs to jam until daybreak. The original 16″x20″ acrylic on wrapped canvas can be purchased from … Continue reading

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Venezia – Venice

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 traits is … Continue reading

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Vinny And The Van Goes 3

Here are two more members of Vinny And The Van Goes, that funky, rocking art band that’s taking the world by storm. This original acrylic on canvas painting has been sold, but lucky you, you can still purchase high quality giclee … Continue reading

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Vinny And The Van Goes 2

One day when I was doodling, I wondered what I could come up with if I merged one of my favorite, albeit a bit wacky, artists: Vincent Van Gogh, with a musical group.  I call the group: Vinny And The Van Goes.  They’re … Continue reading

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Vinny And The Van Goes

One day when I was doodling, I wondered what I could come up with if I merged one of my favorite, albeit a bit wacky, artists: Vincent Van Gogh, with a musical group.  I call the group: Vinny And The … Continue reading

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Let’s Dance

In this painting I wanted to just have fun and demonstrate my appreciation for the joy of movement with uncluttered lines. The original 18″x24″ acrylic on wrapped canvas painting can be purchased from my art website: http://www.pamelaallegretto-franz.com Giclee prints from … Continue reading

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Jazz Drummer

Jazz Drummer – Painting musicians and music related themes is a great way to shake all those “blues” away. It’s impossible to feel gloomy when you’re painting musical art. Although his preference is jazz, this cool dude can rock any … Continue reading

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