Doug Lofstrom

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Shimmering Dream

Tuesday, February 14th
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 out. I want to vacation… [ Read More ]

“Palatine Hill”

Tuesday, February 14th
  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 looking neighborhood bar scene. It… [ Read More ]

First Post by Doug

Wednesday, February 8th
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, 2017 approximately 120 days into… [ Read More ]

Mt Baker

Monday, February 6th
When I painted Mount Baker several people commented on it and thought  they saw a sleeping lady.   [ Read More ]

“Coming Home”

Monday, February 6th
The red truck pulling an old airstream is by far the most popular painting I've done to date. Several iterations of this subject have sold. It is a happy subject that brings great joy to the people who have purchased it. It has also been very fun for me to paint this delightful scene. If… [ Read More ]