Portland Head Light

Photographic Prints

Jim Phillips

Jacksonville, NC, United States

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Small 10.2" x 8.0"
Medium 15.3" x 12.0"
Large 20.4" x 16.0"
X large 25.5" x 20.0"


  • Superior quality silver halide prints
  • Archival quality Kodak Endura paper
  • Lustre: Professional photo paper with a fine grain pebble texture
  • Metallic: Glossy finish and metallic appearance to create images with exceptional visual interest and depth

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Artist's Description

Acrylic painting on 14″×11″ canvas panel
The beautiful Portland Head Light Lighthouse is one of Maine’s most photographed and painted lighthouses. The assignment I gave my acrylic students was to paint a limited palette painting of the famous lighthouse using a single cool or neutral color. They were allowed to use white of course and one additional color that was not to be seen in the painting, but to be used only as a darkening agent along with their main colour. I choose burnt seinna as my main color and burnt umber as my darkening agent. The purpose of the assignment was to teach them that there are always choices, that using various colors is not always the right choice, but rather creating tones of the same color may be the better choice. The idea is to give them as many tools as possible and let their future styles dictate which ones they more readily use.

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