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Want to buy Local Paintings #506151
07/26/15 04:27 PM
07/26/15 04:27 PM
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Cancun, Qroo. Mexico
Sammy So-So Offline OP
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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 BC’s 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. I’m sure one of you that has lived here for umpteen years know a good artist. Thanks for any help or information you can provide!

Re: Want to buy Local Paintings [Re: Sammy So-So] #506152
07/26/15 06:26 PM
07/26/15 06:26 PM
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AJ Baxter Offline
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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.

Re: Want to buy Local Paintings [Re: Sammy So-So] #506175
07/27/15 07:35 AM
07/27/15 07:35 AM
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Cancun, Qroo. Mexico
Sammy So-So Offline OP
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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

Re: Want to buy Local Paintings [Re: Sammy So-So] #506177
07/27/15 08:32 AM
07/27/15 08:32 AM
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San Pedro AC Belize
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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.

Re: Want to buy Local Paintings [Re: Sammy So-So] #506188
07/27/15 01:46 PM
07/27/15 01:46 PM
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San Pedro, Amergris Caye
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caye time Offline
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Man at Work paints very realistic scenes of San Pedro. He plays at Carlos and Earnie's bar by the airport on Sundays

Re: Want to buy Local Paintings [Re: Sammy So-So] #506200
07/27/15 06:06 PM
07/27/15 06:06 PM
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Cancun, Qroo. Mexico
Sammy So-So Offline OP
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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

Re: Want to buy Local Paintings [Re: Sammy So-So] #506850
08/21/15 04:35 PM
08/21/15 04:35 PM
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Cancun, Qroo. Mexico
Sammy So-So Offline OP
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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!

[Linked Image]

Last edited by Sammy So-So; 08/21/15 04:41 PM.
Re: Want to buy Local Paintings [Re: Sammy So-So] #506851
08/22/15 04:51 AM
08/22/15 04:51 AM
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San Pedro AC Belize
Diane Campbell Offline
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Wow, what a great painting. And what an iconic spot.

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

Re: Want to buy Local Paintings [Re: Diane Campbell] #506863
08/22/15 05:22 PM
08/22/15 05:22 PM
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Cancun, Qroo. Mexico
Sammy So-So Offline OP
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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!

Last edited by Sammy So-So; 08/22/15 05:24 PM.

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