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Joan McCracken Thomas / Articles posted by admin (Page 2)

My Calendar Art

My painting was selected to appear on the November page of an NJ calendar! This is Grace Lord Park in Boonton, NJ & I wanted to capture the late autumn hues, ribbons of water flowing over the dam & flecks of light dancing across the...

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Meet “Chief”

This was a commission in which I re-envisioned the iconic Lake Mohawk Indian symbol. It was a wonderful experience, in part because of all the encouragement I received each time I submitted progress photos! What a great client! I had fun playing with texture & line in...

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The Rat-a-Tat Band

I learned a lot from this piece! The inspiration was a photo from my backyard of two woodpeckers, with drab March foliage as the background. It took a lot of experimenting with the composition, color & texture to get it right. It was a lesson...

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