Non-objective Connection

“Connection,” ©2022 Loretta McClellan; all rights reserved.

Detail of my award-winning, non-objective acrylic on masonite painting, 28″x36″, “Connection,” a style, analogous color palette and medium that challenged me greatly, but oh HOW I LIVED in the process!

The difference between Non-objective and Abstract is there is no subject matter in Non-objective as there is in Abstract.

In addition to being a writer and six-time author (, Loretta is a formally-trained artist in Maine with a degree in Art who studied in California, Hawaii and Japan. She has taught Art professionally for all ages, as well as as a volunteer in K-8 schools. For more info visit, and

Painting, “Connection,” ©2022 Loretta McClellan; all rights reserved.

Kind Words

Gratitude for kind words, such as this stellar review from Dianne Tilton, former Executive Director for the Sunrise County Economic Council, for original watercolors I created envisioning best use for properties in Washington County Maine. Positivity is alive and well, Downeast!

For more reviews read: Testimonials.

You CAN Judge a Book by Its Cover

Copyright text not on final book cover published. Cover Art ©2020–2021 Loretta McClellan; all rights reserved.

Unique book cover design is a focus of McClellan Creative. Our latest cover includes the original watercolor fine art (“Mariposa”), by Loretta McClellan for Bold Coast Books, with additions of graphic design, photography, typography, copywriting, and logo design. Color, subject matter, symbolism, balance, message, and directional movement are each taken into consideration. The winning result is another one of a kind work from our studio. For a more in depth review of book cover design read, “Book Cover Design 101.” Paperback book cover art for Meet Me on the Other Side of Wonder: Selected Poems, ©2020–2021 Loretta McClellan; all rights reserved.