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Drawn to Deale at SOCO Art Labs

Deale, MD sits in Southern Anne Arundel County surrounded by water and gorgeous views of the Chesapeake Bay. Image courtesy of Peter Moreno. Can we all agree we have been cooped up inside for too long now? Yet, the great outdoors is still just that, great! So, get outside and enjoy the fresh open…

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Enjoy Spring in Annapolis, Paintbrush in Hand

Annapolis in the spring is like a living postcard, an artist’s dream. It has all of the elements: shiny boats, glistening waters, flowers blooming, children playing, busy segue and walking tours, people enjoying lunch on restaurant patios and, one of my favorite views, artists scattered throughout…

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Annapolis Loves Marine Art

“Waiting for Stronger Winds,” by David Turnbaugh, at the Annapolis Marine Art Gallery Love is in the air this month, and one thing Annapolis absolutely loves is Marine Art. Marine Art is any art that depicts ships and the sea. This art genre also includes portrayals of small boats, lighthouses…

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Catching Up with Local Plein Air Artist David Diaz

[caption id="attachment_2798" align="alignright" width="400"] Trucks in Cumberland, Maryland, an oil painting by David Diaz[/caption] It’s Paint Annapolis week and all over town we see artists painting “plein air”, which means to paint outside rather than in a studio. As a studio artist and…

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