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Procrastination

" Mornings in Paris " I started my day out in Old Port (Portland Maine)...just lingering. I just had that hunch It wasn't going to be a productive day! Walked Around The City Took In A Few Good Shops   I new I was procrastinating...I have been working on the illustrations for the book and [...]

By | October 2nd, 2013|Kettle Cove, My Cottage By The Sea, Out & About In Maine, Portland|2 Comments

Just Ducky

Sometimes We All Need A Little Nudge To Go Out And Play   Did you ever notice how fast time flies when working on a project, hours seem to meld into one another. Yesterday was one of those days...with the windows opened in my studio I felt the early morning autumn chill and the smell [...]

By | September 19th, 2013|My Illustrations, My Studio, Out & About In Maine|0 Comments

A Painters Fall Palette

Leaf Peaking At Muster Fiied Farm   A Gorgeous Combination of Color...   I Love To Paint Onions   It's The Green Earthy Tones That Draws Me Into a Reflected Window Pane... Pumkins Need I Say More... Living in Maine with it's four seasons offers us the most beautiful palette of color a painter could [...]

By | September 17th, 2013|Out & About In Maine|0 Comments

Locavore Tour On TV

"Beach Flower" By Kelly Ash [quicktime]http://chericottrell.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/KellyAshOnGoodMorningMaine.mov[/quicktime] Watch Kelly On Good Morning Maine Earlier This Week Kelly Ash horticultures, writer and photographer, she became a Master Gardener in 2009. She photographed the gardens on the Locavore tour that will take place Saturday August 10th, 10 AM to 4 PM.  Kelly lives in Maine a talented photographer [...]

By | August 9th, 2013|Beaches & The Sea, Out & About In Maine, Portland|0 Comments

Steering My Own Ship ~ In Life

Sometimes we all need to take charge of the helm and steer our life where we want it to be… Warmly, Cheri

Old Salty…Kettle Cove Maine

Old Salty... a little grumpy at times but underneath that seafaring exterior is a tender heart! To learn more about Salty, visit Story Time...Tales of Kettle Cove. Sometimes when developing a character it comes easy, like a sailboat gliding across tranquil waters. And other times it's like a tugboat slamming into a sandbar! The personality [...]

Art Reception!

Meet Miss Elderberry!  Come and see many of the characters at the open house Art Reception tonight! Thomas Memorial Library 6 Dyer Road Cape Elizabeth, Maine 5:30 to 7:30 Sometimes she can be a little shy, and always a kind word for everyone! During winter she keeps the General Store well stocked with her knitted [...]

Finishing Up Loose Ends…A Press Release Thank You!

A wonderful Press Release...Thank You Watercolor Exhibition Will Benefit Thomas Memorial Library “Hammy and Pammy” artist, Cheri Cottrell, will preview original paintings and make giclée prints available for purchase throughout July. CAPE ELIZABETH, ME — JUNE XX, 2012 — Watercolor illustrator Cheri Cottrell is putting her original paintings on view at the Thomas Memorial Library [...]

A Visit To Snug Harbor Farm…Kennebunk Maine

A Lovely Old English Pot Thank you for the comments and emails on my last Post featuring the book " Monet's Passion ".  Many of you asked about the clay pot in the pictures,  I wish I could tell you I had brought it back from England, but I didn.t.  I purchased this beauty at " [...]

By | May 17th, 2012|Out & About In Maine|1 Comment

Unpacking An Old Lamp…Hopefully a DIY!

Unpacking Something I Thought I Had Lost In The Move Anyone who has ever moved, knows how easy it is to lose something that you love.  There is a land of lost boxes with some of my treasures buried away in our attic, they have no name no place to be just begging to be [...]