The Maine
An artful dialogue about the wonders of the state.

Month: February, 2013

Hands, Heart & Head

porcelain vessels by Simon van der Ven No Knead Bread  I understand this recipe came from a NYTimes article. I received it from friend, Janet Redfield. It’s quick, easy (with some forethought and planning), and has brought us great pleasure and satisfaction. I hope it does the same for you. Ingredients: 3 cups bread flour* 1/4 […]

the pines in the wind want to sing your name

short film shot, directed, and cut by David Wright the pines in the wind want to sing your name from David Wright on Vimeo. A young woman walks through the woods and finds a frozen landscape all to herself. /// Music: Fall On Your Sword /// Equipment: Canon 5D Mark II Canon 24mm Canon […]

Tuesday 207

painting by Jessica Stammen Every Tuesday The Maine will post a new painting by Jessica Stammen. These small works, all 4 x 4 or 5 x 5 inches on cradled birchwood panels, will be concurrently listed for auction on, a fantastic platform designed by artists, for artists. This week’s work has been pre-sold. It was spotted, […]

A Postcard Home

postcards designed and sent by Margaret Rizzio

At Last

hooked rug by Ingrid Ellison 22″ x 28″ never again question why a hand hooked rug is so expensive

Stash Buster Or The Happy Hooker

photos and text by Ingrid Ellison It is the time of year when the studio is a little (a lot!!) chilly early in the morning and I like to share my first cup(s) of coffee with an inside project. Not wanting to cast on another knitting venture just yet, I came across  a way to […]

Puzzle Pieces

text and design by Brendan Riordan for Rockport Marine “I don’t know how to do that. But I will figure it out and get back to you.” This is my favorite part about working at Rockport Marine; I utter these words or similar almost every day. “Figuring it out” could take a couple of minutes, […]

Simply Red

painting and text by Colin Page I am a sucker for scenes of boats being worked on out of the water. The shape of the hull can be a tricky thing to get right, but when it works it can make for a dramatic shape. I stumbled onto this scene in Rockport Harbor, and wanted […]

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