Maine Artist in Oil, Acrylic and Block Print

Maine Artist in Oil, Acrylic and Block Print
"White Mountains Hayfield", Joe Godleski, oil on canvas

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Lubec and Quoddy Head State Park

"Pope's Folly", ink on paper
"Quoddy Head Cliffs", 10" X 10",
oil on panel

Just before the first days of summer, Alex and I spent a week up in Lubec, on the border with Canada across from Campobello. We had not been previously north of Bar Harbor but were very taken with the beauty, peace and pace of this DownEast town.   We also visited Quoddy Head State Park a number of times, and that has spoiled us for all the parks down here on the Midcoast.  Quoddy Head is spectacular.  Click here for an album of photos from Lubec and Quoddy Head.  Lubec's restaurants were very capable.  The library was welcoming and had free wi-fi.  Also, the SummerKeys program, a summer music program with many visiting musicians provided a wonderful organ recital while we were there.  I painted and sketched ("North Lubec" and "Pope's Folly" being examples).  On my return I completed "Quoddy Head Cliffs" from my photos and sketches.  I think we'll be heading back to Lubec sooner rather than later.