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Wednesday, November 11, 2015

An Art Work of Fiction?

Girl With A Pearl Earring
by Tracy Chevalier

Last week I picked up a book at Half Price Books
mainly because of the cover.

The Girl With The Pearl Earring by Vermeer was on the cover.  
Chevalier takes the painting and weaves a tale about the girl in the painting, who she was and how she came to be in the painting.  It is a beautiful painting and a wonderful book.
It is on the New York Times Bestseller list.

Here's a link to the book on Amazon 

This was a quick read, but more than that, it really brought the painting to life and explained what life was like in the 1660's in Copenhagen.  

Another way to enjoy beautiful art. 

I may not be able to teach you to paint like Vermeer, but,
I can teach you to paint from the ground up
with my new online beginning painting course.

Click HERE to preview the course.

 Learn to paint at your own pace in your own home.
3 a.m. - no problem.

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  1. I love that book! Maybe I will read it again, it's been a while.
    Also like your cute comment about painting in your jambes, 3 am no problem.

  2. Thanks Fay. Somehow this comment slipped by me. I too love the book.


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I'm a nature artist and I love to paint old barns, rivers and lakes, trees and fence rows and flowers. I work almost daily. You can purchase paintings by contacting me at and there is also a tab across the top of my blog for available paintings and one for small paintings with buy now buttons. You can also purchase through my Etsy shop using the name of Fine Nature Art. . Thank you so much for stopping by.