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Derek McCrea
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  • Columbus, GA
  • United States
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fishing on sailboats??

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Teaford May 19, 2012. 1 Reply

How do you guys set up your sailboats for fishing and do you have any luck, with both bottom fishing and trolling while under way. DerekContinue

Most Marketable?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Janice Postlewait Nov 24, 2013. 3 Replies

Most marketable medium????I have reached a roadblock with my goals as an artist. My main medium for many years has been watercolors. I have created hundreds of detailed watercolors in the right sets,…Continue

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Profile Type:
Yacht Club/Marina/Other
Homeport:
Satellite Beach Florida
About Me:
I am a sailor and a nautical watercolor artist and my gallery is at http://www.derekmccrea.50megs.com/photo3.html I paint boat paintings from photos.
Current location:
Satllite Beach FL
Destinations visited:
Innercoastal GA and FL

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Chris and Sandy and Derek McCrea are now friends
Jan 27
Janice Postlewait replied to Derek McCrea's discussion Most Marketable?
"People are numb and looking for inspiration wherever they can find it.  The new artist has to find a way to speak to that dead part and create a spark, a green sprout.  Most people think it's color because color is emotional. …"
Nov 24, 2013
Derek McCrea posted photos
Nov 23, 2013
Derek McCrea posted a photo
Feb 13, 2013
Michael Teaford replied to Derek McCrea's discussion fishing on sailboats??
"Fishing while underway is by dragging a float or handline w/ a tuna jig or plug. Bottom fishing is done while in the dinghy. This is the way in the Pacific, should work in any ocean. Hand line is 70'  220# test w/ 10' 100# test…"
May 19, 2012
Derek McCrea posted a discussion

fishing on sailboats??

How do you guys set up your sailboats for fishing and do you have any luck, with both bottom fishing and trolling while under way. DerekSee More
May 18, 2012
Derek McCrea's discussion was featured

Most Marketable?

Most marketable medium????I have reached a roadblock with my goals as an artist. My main medium for many years has been watercolors. I have created hundreds of detailed watercolors in the right sets, colors, and styles. Recently I have had a challenge when being accepted into the art print market. For example I go to a top print manufacturer that has 100,000 or more images they use. I type in "watercolor" in the search box to get an idea of the market. What came up was a whopping 6 watercolor…See More
May 18, 2012
Derek McCrea's photo was featured

st-augustine-lighthouse-painting

12 x 16 lighthouse watercolor painting by me!Art by Derek McCreahttp://www.derekmccrea.50megs.com/photo3.html
May 17, 2012
Derek McCrea posted a photo

boat-lighthouse-painting

12 x 16 boat watercolor painting by me from a photo.Art by Derek McCreahttp://www.derekmccrea.50megs.com/photo3.html
May 15, 2012
Derek McCrea updated their profile
May 15, 2012
robbie jajko left a comment for Derek McCrea
"Excellent Paintings Cheer's Mate"
Sep 11, 2010
Herb Moore left a comment for Derek McCrea
"Thanks for the invite, love your art, keep in touch. Herb"
Aug 30, 2010
Jeff Betts left a comment for Derek McCrea
"Hi Derek, I am soon to be retired after 38 1/2 years. I got drafted in 71, entered basic at FT Ord in 72. Been to Iraq twice,Mosul region, and Afghaniatan once, was pretty much from end to the other there. My body is shot, my mind is burnt out, I am…"
Aug 29, 2010
Stan Williams left a comment for Derek McCrea
"Thanks for the friend invite, appreciate it. I am in Cape Coral but just about to move up to Tampa. I will update my profime in a couple of weeks when I get settled in Thanks again. Stan"
Aug 26, 2010
Capt. John left a comment for Derek McCrea
"I like your work very much ... very good."
Aug 13, 2010
Liv commented on Derek McCrea's photo
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"Very nice work."
Aug 12, 2010

Watercolor and oil commissions

Art by Derek McCrea view my website at http://www.derekmccrea.50megs.com

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At 10:41pm on May 15, 2012, Michael Teaford said…

Nice art work, hope to meet when we get to the other side of this continet..Michael..

At 4:56pm on March 1, 2011, James S (Jim) Halter said…

Derek,  One of my favorite nautical artist is Willard Bond.  I have several of his prints in my home. 

 

Fair winds

At 12:57am on September 11, 2010, robbie jajko said…
Excellent Paintings
Cheer's Mate
At 2:59pm on August 30, 2010, Herb Moore said…
Thanks for the invite, love your art, keep in touch.

Herb
At 10:21am on August 29, 2010, Jeff Betts said…
Hi Derek,
I am soon to be retired after 38 1/2 years. I got drafted in 71, entered basic at FT Ord in 72. Been to Iraq twice,Mosul region, and Afghaniatan once, was pretty much from end to the other there. My body is shot, my mind is burnt out, I am definately ready for setting the clock to Island Time. Maybe we will get a chance to hook up on my way down. Leaving around 9 Oct down the ICW, I have 30 days leave to get to southern florida. I'll plan on spending a night there on the way down. Jeff
At 1:54pm on August 26, 2010, Stan Williams said…
Thanks for the friend invite, appreciate it.
I am in Cape Coral but just about to move up to Tampa.
I will update my profime in a couple of weeks when I get settled in
Thanks again.
Stan
At 11:12am on August 13, 2010, Capt. John said…
I like your work very much ... very good.
At 7:38pm on August 12, 2010, Liv said…
Hello Derek . Your work is wonderful. It's an inspiration.
I've done a bit of water colour over the years and have enjoyed it very much.
At 2:40pm on August 12, 2010, Peggy Georgene Snead said…
Greetings Derek, beautiful paintings.
Peggy
At 3:31pm on August 2, 2010, aage petersen said…
I like your work, fascinating, colours so vivid, Keep it up man.
 
 
 

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