Monday, February 25, 2013

"Winter Walk"

It was a late winter afternoon in Portland, I was finishing a sketch of the steps leading down from Monument Square leading in the direction of the Old Port.  The monument and clock are in the background.  Street lights had just come to life when an elegantly dressed woman descended the stairs.  Perfect timing.   Seventh in the Portland Series.
Signed, numbered, limited edition print of 750. 
Image size:  9 3/8"  x 7 1/2" 

Thursday, February 14, 2013

"Union Station, Portland, Maine, Remembered" circa 1936

A glowing night scene with businessmen arriving after a long day's work and shoppers returning from Boston.  All are greeted to fresh falling snow at Portland's Union Station. Portlanders still fondly remember this landmark which was dismantled in 1963. Some research went into this scene. I used a 1920's Reo for the bus, an early 1930's Ford for the smaller taxi and I turned my Grandmother's 1936