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This newsletter features work from Art MacKay's files and some of the very best work of others brought here for you to enjoy and consider owning.
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Kittiwakes Nesting by Art MacKay

Kittiwakes Nesting by Art MacKay | The Nature of Art | Scoop.it
Kittiwakes Nesting is a painting by Art MacKay which was uploaded on November 19th, 2016.   The painting may be purchased as wall art, home decor, apparel, phone cases, greeting cards, and more. All products are produced on-demand and shipped worldwide within 2 - 3 business days.
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Limited Time Promotion: Ptarmigan Stretched Canvas Print

Limited Time Promotion: Ptarmigan Stretched Canvas Print | The Nature of Art | Scoop.it
Buy a 11.00 x 14.00 stretched canvas print of Art MacKay's Ptarmigan for $79.00. Only 10 prints remaining. Offer expires on 11/19/2016.
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STUDIO GALLERY: SPRING IS COMING AND THE WORK HAS BEGUN!

STUDIO GALLERY: SPRING IS COMING AND THE WORK HAS BEGUN! | The Nature of Art | Scoop.it
January 24, 2016 artmackay
I’ve gotten 2 days in … but not many hours Because it is COLD! Nevertheless I am working now on totally rebuilding the area that will become Art’s Place Gallery witH access to the upstairs studio. Doesn’t look like much right now, but follow along. Hopefully it becomes what I am currently carrying around in my head.


Starting to strip the walls for the new gallery! 1/23/16
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WE JUST WENT GLOBAL!

WE JUST WENT GLOBAL! | The Nature of Art | Scoop.it
    We are very pleased to announce that we’ve begun shipping framed prints from our production facility in Toronto! What does that mean? It means low shipping rates… no import tax…
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PLACES: The Old Life Saving Station, Outer Wood Island, Grand Manan, Circa 1960

PLACES: The Old Life Saving Station, Outer Wood Island, Grand Manan, Circa 1960 | The Nature of Art | Scoop.it
The life saving station, Outer Wood Island, Grand Manan. Available as prints, cards, framed and on canvas or metal. Own a piece of Grand Manan Island history. Order online. Delivered directly to yo…
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GALLERY IN THE GARAGE: Some images that found great new homes today!

GALLERY IN THE GARAGE: Some images that found great new homes today! | The Nature of Art | Scoop.it
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DISCOVERIES: Early Vintage Canvas Prints by Rod MacKay, St. Martins, NB

DISCOVERIES: Early Vintage Canvas Prints by Rod MacKay, St. Martins, NB | The Nature of Art | Scoop.it
Three unfinished prints just emerged from the pile. Printed on untrimmed canvas, I really like these soft and subtle images of St. Martins, NB and some spring apple blossoms. Matted and framed them…
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UPCYCLED: The One-and-only Algonquin Hotel Clock is finished!

UPCYCLED: The One-and-only Algonquin Hotel Clock is finished! | The Nature of Art | Scoop.it
Stripped totally down. Restored the original wood finished, recreated the clock face with the vintage Algonquin stamp image and generally cleaned it up. Took some time but here is the finished prod…
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VINTAGE ABSTRACT: Mounted and reframed Abstract from 1950's and made it really antique.

VINTAGE ABSTRACT: Mounted and reframed Abstract from 1950's and made it really antique. | The Nature of Art | Scoop.it
It took some time, but I disassembled this abstract, cleaned it and remounted it on the original wood frame. But it needed something more. So I made a new exposed frame created from a piece of hand...
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SWIPE FILES - Anybody remember swipe files? - Art MacKay - Fine Art Blog

SWIPE FILES - Anybody remember swipe files? - Art MacKay - Fine Art Blog | The Nature of Art | Scoop.it
Sunday, November 9, 2014

Believe it or dont believe it, my art career began in the 1950s. I know it is really hard for the new guard to believe but there really wasnt any internet, Google image search, Pinterest or any of the multitude of image ...
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DISCOVERIES: Vintage and Antique Art in My Collection

DISCOVERIES: Vintage and Antique Art in My Collection | The Nature of Art | Scoop.it
I think I'll keep posting some of my not-for-sale collection discoveries here. The first one is a 60 plus-year drawing of two MacKay brothers, Curt and Art - ink and wash by brother Rodney Chesley ...
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Welcome to Art’s Place - OPENING SEPTEMBER 11-13.

Welcome to Art’s Place - OPENING SEPTEMBER 11-13. | The Nature of Art | Scoop.it
We are located at 5474 rte 127 in Bocabec, NB just minutes from St. Andrews-by-the-sea. We will have our first OPENING SEPTEMBER 11 (evening) 12th and 13th (10 am - 4 pm). If you can't make it, you...
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ART'S PLACE

ART'S PLACE | The Nature of Art | Scoop.it
At Bocabec-by-the-Bay
Art MacKay's insight:

My new (and different I think) website is up and nearing completion. It is now almost ready to "populate" as they say. And I have plenty of items here at Art's Place to add. If you have the time, your comments and constructive criticisms will be welcome. Thanks - Art

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Limited Time Promotion: Saw Whet At Oak Bay Stretched Canvas Print

Limited Time Promotion: Saw Whet At Oak Bay Stretched Canvas Print | The Nature of Art | Scoop.it
Buy a 24.00 x 20.00 stretched canvas print of Art MacKay's Saw Whet at Oak Bay for $100.90. Only 10 prints remaining. Offer expires on 11/19/2016.
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ARTISTS: How to create illustrations FAST and earn what you are worth

ARTISTS: How to create illustrations FAST and earn what you are worth | The Nature of Art | Scoop.it
Financial success with illustrations seems to be fitting the time to completion into the clients financial expectations. So during a very intense contract I figured it out!
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MYSTERIES: New Hampshire mystery stone baffles the experts

MYSTERIES: New Hampshire mystery stone baffles the experts | The Nature of Art | Scoop.it
Lake Winnipesaukee Mystery Stone  Lake Winnipesaukee mystery stone at the New Hampshire Historical Society For its size New Hampshire seems to have a large number of mysteries and many of these are...
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EVENTS: Upcoming Art Shows in New England

EVENTS: Upcoming Art Shows in New England | The Nature of Art | Scoop.it
Open Studios Rollinsford, NH 11/22/2015 United Mind Of Art November Schedule Marblehead, MA 11/22/2015 Holiday Market Manchester, NH 12/12/2015 Perspectives - Seeing Cape Cod National Seashore Thro...
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MAPS & CHARTS: Isles Saint Jean, Acadie 1774 (PEI)

MAPS & CHARTS: Isles Saint Jean, Acadie 1774 (PEI) | The Nature of Art | Scoop.it
1774 map of Isles Saint Jean. Available as prints, canvas, cards  metal, etc ,framed or plain.
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GALLERY IN THE GARAGE READY AND GOING

GALLERY IN THE GARAGE READY AND GOING | The Nature of Art | Scoop.it
Opened this morning at 10 am and have had some great visitors! Place looks pretty good I think. Here’s some shots.
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UPCYCLE: A Delft Cheese Board and a Clock from Winter Wheat

UPCYCLE:  A Delft Cheese Board and a Clock from Winter Wheat | The Nature of Art | Scoop.it
Two Completed Items Heading for the Garage The Delft Cheese Board is wood and ceramic. The wood has been refinished and the 2 ceramic plates cleaned and reglued. Ready for the Kitchen or the Wall. …
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EVENTS: A Northern Tapestry at Huntsman, St. Andrews, October 3.

EVENTS: A Northern Tapestry at Huntsman, St. Andrews, October 3. | The Nature of Art | Scoop.it
  A Northern Tapestry - October 3  Whistling Fish Productions is pleased to announce a performance of their newest production: a live, audio-visual stage show titled; 'A Northern Tapestry.' Wr...
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ORIGINALS: So what do you do with 2 paintings that are on the front and back of the same board?

ORIGINALS: So what do you do with 2 paintings that are on the front and back of the same board? | The Nature of Art | Scoop.it
I've pondered on this for quite a while and today I think I solved the problem. I found 2 nice, identical, black frames that (with considerable fiddling) allowed me to mount the paintings so that e...
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Old Images Brought to Light - Art MacKay - Fine Art Blog

Old Images Brought to Light - Art MacKay - Fine Art Blog | The Nature of Art | Scoop.it
Currently working on some old sketches to see if they have promise. Some Inuit images first. Interesting working with a different style.
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IN THE GARAGE: Meanwhile ... in the kitchen for you Sept 11-13

IN THE GARAGE: Meanwhile ... in the kitchen for you Sept 11-13 | The Nature of Art | Scoop.it
Click on the images below to skim through the pics of kitchen stuff, kids games, nicknacks, collectibles, Xmas stuff, antique china, glassware and more.  If you see something you would like to have...
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