Monday, May 22, 2017

Summer Preview


"Arranging Summer Flowers" Acrylic 9"x 12"
By Mary Maki Rae 2017(c)
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Nothing I enjoy more in the Summer than Planting - Arranging and Painting Flowers. 
Above is a small painting on watercolor paper that I'm looking forward to   painting on a large canvas soon. . . .depending on the weather and etc. 


The Palette (1)for the Painting imaged above  
Mary Maki Rae - 2017(c)
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Some Colorful Flower Vessels to Choose From - MMR(c)
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Another Palette (2) Mary Maki Rae - 2017(c)
(I'm enjoying experimenting with these bright Colors)


Experimenting with a Yellow Overlay of 
Acrylic Pouring Medium 
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 Summer-!
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Thursday, May 18, 2017

French Tea




"French Tea Fantasy" - Acrylic 9x12 
Mary Maki Rae 2017(c)
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I'm reading a delightful Book on "French Tea" - wherein the author describes many elegant Tea Salons in Paris to visit - and the outdoor cafes that are dotted in the hills of Provence. All seem like such Romantic places to experience the Art and Essence of The French Style of Tea and their Culture.
The Book:"French Tea"  By Carol Manchester - 1993 (c) NY
     

"Dream Landscape" -Mary Maki Rae 2017(c)
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Also in the Book are Featured Many Delicious Recipes
for the Food and Confections that are served with Tea
at Home in France.
(The "Gateau Glace a' l' Orange" (Orange Cake) I plan to try soon)


 Painting by Mary Maki Rae
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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Blue Delphiniums


"Blue Delphiniums" -Acrylic By  Mary Maki Rae -2017(c)

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Working on a New Painting - I'm so Inspired by some Beautifully BLUE Delphinium Plants that I found at the Garden Store . . . . . 
Sometimes that's all it takes -!



"Blue Delphiniums" Acrylic -18" x 24" - 2017(c)
By Mary Maki Rae
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A Limited Color Palette Style 
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Also two more Whimsical designs - Acrylics and  "collage" cups of painted paper - holding flowers.






"Make My Heart Sing" By Mary Maki Rae - 2017(c)
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"Wild Fling" By Mary Maki Rae - 2017(c)
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Friday, April 21, 2017

April Rose Design


"April Rose" Design -By Mary Maki Rae - 2017 (c)
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A Fresh new approach -It just feels so much like SPRING-! 
To see how it looks on different software items and some other products - I hadn't thought of at first. . . .Take a Look Here:


A Spring Palette for "April Rose" Design -MMR


"A Social Butterfly" Acrylic - 8"x8" -By Mary Maki Rae
See: Here

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Friday, April 14, 2017

Spring Bouquet - Completed



"Spring Bouquet" By Mary Maki Rae 2017(c)

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The Rest of the Painting - A Spring morning breakfast - Sweet cups of coffee - Boiled eggs - and Fresh Strawberries - Yum-!. . . . .

WISHING ALL A JOYFUL HOLIDAY WEEKEND-!

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Paintings By Mary Maki Rae - 2017(c)

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Saturday, April 1, 2017

Painted Paper Collage


"Rose - Hyacinth - and Chickadee" Mary Maki Rae 2017(c)
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Sometimes to get started again - I take out some of my "experimental" Painted papers and small pieces of canvas - Cut & paste them into simple shapes - And then go from there - painting in details as I think of them. . . . 


All Designs By Mary Maki Rae - 2017 (c)
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I find the Earthy Stripes composed with the Lighter tones 
of the Flowers a pleasing Balance.


"A Dahlia - A Blue Poppy - & A Few Campanulas"
By Mary Maki Rae - 2017(c) 
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The Palette - MMR 2017(c)
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Wednesday, March 22, 2017


 "Flowers in American Pitcher" -By Mary Maki Rae -2017(c)
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"Happy Tea Cozy" -Mary Maki Rae - 2017(c)
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"Summer Teacup Pillow" -By Mary Maki Rae2017(c)
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To see more Paintings - Pillows - and Whimsical Tea Cozies
Please visit here-!
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"In the Studio" - 2017 (c)
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Friday, March 17, 2017

Remembering


"Remembering" Painting By Mary Maki Rae - 2017(c)
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A new Work in Progress - with a Softly-textured Palette and a few spots of brighter colors. . . . in between some serious "Spring Cleaning" and sorting through Studio and House.


The Palette for "Remembering" Painting -MMR-2017 (c)


Same Palette with 'Brilliant Blue' Added - FUN!

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"A Lace Bouquet on Blue" Mary Maki Rae (c)
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A Painting on textured wood of Summer Flowers
that's small - yet precious to me -and still inspires me.


Close Up - Mary Maki Rae (c)
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