Art Brokerage: Paul Blaine McKinley Henrie California Artist: b. 1932-1999. Paul Blaine McKinley Henrie grew up in Florida and began his art career during his teenage years. After serving in the United States Marine Corps, he traveled to Chicago, New York City and New Orleans working as a mural artist. By the mid 1950s, Paul Blaine Henrie had settled in California. He lived in Carmel at first, and then moved to Laguna Beach. After opening a gallery at Main Beach in Laguna, Paul Blaine Henrie became well-known for his watercolors depicting local coastline scenes and views of places he had traveled including Tahiti, Mexico and Hawaii. During the 1950s and early 1960s, Paul Blaine Henrie signed his art Blaine or Paul Blaine. After 1961, he signed Paul Blaine Henrie. In addition to producing watercolors, oil paintings and prints, Paul Blaine Henrie authored two art instruction books.