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MyEdmonds News Sept 25, 2017 Scene nearby: Arts writer gets her own portrait September 24, 2017 My Edmonds News “Artfully Edmonds” writer Emily Hill was on the scene at Edmonds artist Doug Lofstrom’s first one-man show at Community Life Center in Lynnwood Sunday evening, and took a moment to stop [Read More]

Siena Has Found a Home!

   “Siena” was recently purchased by an Edmond’s resident. It is a large acrylic—48” X 60”.  We particularly like that a small self portrait giclee is mounted next to it.

The Phoenix Theatre

There is so much news coming from Doug Lofstrom’s studio that frankly, it’s hard to keep up with the man. Lofstrom recently reached a deal with The Phoenix Theatre and managing director Debra Gettleman that will allow the theatre use his art as the inspiration for the theatre’s upcoming logo [Read More]

Cafe Louvre on 5th Avenue

I am painting on the streets currently occupying a spot in front of “Cafe Louvre on 5th Avenue. Usually there on Saturdays from 9-3 . Please stop by the AWE (Art Walk Edmonds) Thursday Aug 17 and I will be completing my “Triptych” on the Edmonds scene. Carol and her [Read More]

How my logo came into being.

In October 2016 I started painting.  I had a piece wood that I had slopped some paint on and I decided to use  it for a painting.  My idea was to paint an abstract piece.  I started putting different designs on it.  Suddenly I thought “I’m painting the city of [Read More]

Street Painting

I spent three days painting on the back of a truck on the streets of Edmonds in May. This was my first time painting outside and I loved it. The outdoor light and the interaction with the locals was an exhilarating experience. I loved it will do it more & [Read More]

Compliment the Decor of Your Home

As we reflect and honor our customers we would like to share with you the way the art has added to the decor of their rooms.  These two photos are from a home in Brier WA. One customer, Pat Shields, has giclees of all 5 of the Cinque Terre Cities [Read More]

Shimmering Dream

I worked on this painting on and off for a couple of months. I just couldn't get it right. To be sure there are three paintings underneath this one.  There is probably two to $300 worth  paint on it.  Maybe a zillion hours.  (A little exaggeration)    I'm happy it turned [Read More]

“Palatine Hill”

  If ever there was a neighborhood that was made up in totality by the mind of an artist, it's this one!  I started painting the scene from the middle without any idea what I was going to paint. It quickly developed into this bright and cheery and rather romantic [Read More]

First Post by Doug

In late September 2016, I became so agitated and incensed by watching political drama I looked for a meditative outlet. I thought it might be a good idea to take up acrylic painting.  I stopped watching TV.  Period!  None! I taught myself how to paint. Fast forward to February 8, [Read More]