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

Month: April, 2013

A Postcard Home

postcards designed and sent by Margaret Rizzio

Maine Sprout

paintings and sketches by Colin Page – wait, no – looks like someone’s taking over for her dad We really enjoy sharing Colin Page’s work here on The Maine. We especially enjoy the new collaborative territory he’s exploring with his daughter, Audrey. Stay tuned for more from this budding young artist. In the meantime, enjoy […]

Tuesday 207

painting by Jessica Stammen About this painting: This past weekend was a beauty! I spent most of Sunday exploring the Damariscotta Peninsula for the first time. At the end of a hike into a sun-dappled preserve toward the shore, Jonathan broke out his climbing gear and bouldered above the high tide. The metamorphic rock formation […]

On The Round

handmade by Rachel Jones of On The Round This is a merino wool lap blanket that has been hand knit using thick and thin merino wool. It is 36 x40″ and is the squishiest-coziest thing you have ever touched. OnTheRound Merino Lap Blankets are available in Rachel’s Etsy Shop in five different colors: Natural (shown above), Alloy, […]

Pale Grey

handmade by Lisa Dorr of Le Bouton Studio two pale grey silk pieces with an emphasis on simplicity, and hand work on each. xx

Spring Fog And Swells

photograph by David Wright Spring fog and swells, North Haven, Maine, 2013

North Branch Farm: Grafting Tutorial

photographs and text by North Branch Farm Someday, when I create a farm calendar, the months will be: January, February, March, Apple, May, etc…and happily, as of today, bench grafting of apples (and some minor amounts of other fruit trees) is complete.  Below you will find Elsie’s photo tutorial of how to make a whip-and-tongue […]

Forcing Spring

photographs and text by Karen Zimmerman Dull gray and brown leaves on the ground, the sky is grey, most days have a few drops of rain, and the wind is chilly.  I’d rather winter. I never want to let go of winter. I grab its tail and hold on as long as I can. But […]

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