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#506151 - 07/26/15 10:27 PM Want to buy Local Paintings
Sammy So-So Offline
I want to buy 2 local paintings that are 4 feet wide by 3 feet tall of beach scenery. I would really like to find a good local artist who could paint pictures of the old BCís Bar & Grill in this size to bring back a lot of fond memories! If you have information or know of a good local artist that could do this please leave information here or PM me. Iím sure one of you that has lived here for umpteen years know a good artist. Thanks for any help or information you can provide!

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#506152 - 07/27/15 12:26 AM Re: Want to buy Local Paintings [Re: Sammy So-So]
AJ Baxter Offline
Talk to Jerry at the Art Gallery of San Pedro. He is connected to the island's artistic community as well as many artists on the mainland.
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#506175 - 07/27/15 01:35 PM Re: Want to buy Local Paintings [Re: Sammy So-So]
Sammy So-So Offline
I have been to the Art Gallery & I somehow suspect that Jerry would not want to give me a list of his artist. I could be wrong, but I'm sure he would be happy to sell me a painting! grin

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#506177 - 07/27/15 02:32 PM Re: Want to buy Local Paintings [Re: Sammy So-So]
Diane Campbell Offline
Papo does remarkable paintings of Ambergris Caye's iconic scenes. He can work from a photo.
I believe he has a studio on west side of Middle Street, near Greenhouse.

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#506188 - 07/27/15 07:46 PM Re: Want to buy Local Paintings [Re: Sammy So-So]
caye time Offline
Man at Work paints very realistic scenes of San Pedro. He plays at Carlos and Earnie's bar by the airport on Sundays

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#506200 - 07/28/15 12:06 AM Re: Want to buy Local Paintings [Re: Sammy So-So]
Sammy So-So Offline
Caye Time, I have talked to Man at Work & so far has failed to produce any paintings, not sure why.

Diane Campbell, I will check on Papo. I know you well & have had many beer's with you at BC's. Oh, the memories! I am related to M&M. I'm sure an intelligent & beautiful Canadian girl such as you can figure it out! But you bring up a point, I do not have a picture of BC's from the front or ocean view. Is it possible for Papo to do it from memory?

If there is anyone else that knows a local painter, please let your finger's walk across the keyboard with a name & information. Thanks for everyone's help, I do appreciate it. grin

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#506850 - 08/21/15 10:35 PM Re: Want to buy Local Paintings [Re: Sammy So-So]
Sammy So-So Offline
I went with Diane Campbells suggestion & had Papo paint one from a picture I found of BC's. It turned out great, thank you Diane!




Edited by Sammy So-So (08/21/15 10:41 PM)

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#506851 - 08/22/15 10:51 AM Re: Want to buy Local Paintings [Re: Sammy So-So]
Diane Campbell Offline
Wow, what a great painting. And what an iconic spot.

PS.... Im not canadian. Musta been the other me.

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#506863 - 08/22/15 11:22 PM Re: Want to buy Local Paintings [Re: Diane Campbell]
Sammy So-So Offline
Yes, I did confuse you with another Diane, sorry! I got the picture from SanPedroScoop & it was taken by Marie Chestnut in 2005. It was a good picture & Papo did a great job of capturing it on canvas! Thank you for recommending Papo!


Edited by Sammy So-So (08/22/15 11:24 PM)

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