While my painting ability lay dormant for decades, it is a talent possibly drawn from my genetic pool. Great-great grandfather James Barton Longacre was the chief engraver for the United States Mint (he designed the Indian Head Penny). My grandmother, Breta Longacre DelMar, and great aunt, Lydia Longacre (never got meet either of them), were both accomplished painters and members of the Old Lyme Art colony at the Florence Griswold House (now the Florence Griswold Museum).
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You may also see my paintings through my Flickr site, which may be an easier way to see them all, if you are so inclined. I also have a video of my paintings that I posted last year in Youtube. Click the icon, set for 480p, and view in full screen.