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

Tag: kids

Ice Fishing At Kid Only Ponds!

photograph and text by Steve Vose By March, many of the hardwaters of the state have begun slowly returning to their liquid state. This change comes with the longer days of sunlight and temperature that creep well up into the proximity of down right balmy. By March’s end, many favorite fishing spots will be unsafe […]

Kites And Ice Cream On Beech Hill

 photographs by Anneli Skaar Editor’s note: Back in September I was struck by these photos, taken by Anneli after the Coastal Mountain Landtrust’s “Kites and Ice Cream on Beech Hill” event. The jump of a child, the distance of a kite, the blue of the sky…I wish I had been there! I wanted to share […]

Heaven At One Painter’s Hand

paintings, photographs, and text by Jessica Ives Painting is a matter of getting out to nature and having some joy in registering it. If you are not going to get a thrill, how can you give someone else one? Charles Hawthorne + Do you see this photo? I love it, but that doesn’t mean you […]

Tuesday 207

painting by Jessica Ives I’m working on an essay right now and it ties together thoughts about my current painting practice, quotations by Charles Hawthorn and Barry Lopez, my love of play, and a recent magical visit to Grafton Notch State Park’s Screw Auger Falls. This painting, a memory from that visit, contains all my thoughts expressed in pigment. It is […]

Black Bean Harvest

photograph by Jamie Bloomquist

Tuesday 207

painting by Jessica Ives I’m working on an essay right now and it ties together thoughts about my current painting practice, quotations by Charles Hawthorn and Barry Lopez, my love of play, and a recent magical visit to Grafton Notch State Park’s Screw Auger Falls. This painting, a memory from that visit, contains all my thoughts expressed in pigment. It is […]

Waiting On Bridges

text and photographs by Jonathan Ives originally published by Happier Outside Wiscasset is known up and down the coast of Maine as the place to avoid during peak summertime traffic. All drivers along Route One are held up by pedestrians crossing the street, aimlessly shopping, and waiting in line for a lobster roll from Red’s Eats. […]

Maine Sprout

paintings and sketches by Colin Page — wait, no — looks like someone’s taking over for her dad The artist preparing her drawing. Her first mixed media drawing.

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