Contemporary American Realism in colorful oil paintings by Libby Manchester Gilpatric of coastal and rural New England landscapes, urban studies, interiors, still life, figures and critters. Some win awards. Some wind up in private collections.
Tween girls practicing the skill they will master soon as old enough for smart phones. Bright raking winter light catches their forms, separate yet inseparable. 'Nuff said, though some may believe the painting unfinished. Capturing the light on the forms was my intent. Now nearing Sweet Sixteen, Webkinz gone the way of Barbie and Ken, the BFF have moved on to texting and driving -- we pray not at the same time.