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Travelogue: the colors of Mykonos

Oh to be able to spend more time there

For a few hours in June, I explored the tourist area of Mykonos that most travelers know for small streets of white buildings and Greek Orthodox chapels. 194 more words


Weekly Painting Week 46- Start a painting, finish a painting, sell a painting. Plein Air Competition

This was a Quick Draw competition, in which the artists had to start with a blank canvas at 10 a.m. and finish when the horn sounded at 12 noon. 452 more words

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Travelogue: a sketch of Mykonos

Sun, light, blue, white

I’m having a hard time deciding what to paint from my recent trip, so sketching out images has been a stressless way to play around with composition and color on a small scale. 111 more words



I hope you are all enjoying summer and lots of ‘plein-air’ time. My painter friend, Anne-Marie and I went painting yesterday at South Forty Farm near Lake Wylie.   64 more words

Painting Technique

Weekly painting week 44- take it outside- Plein air painting

Summer is here and that means one thing for sure- paint dries much, much faster! Take advantage of the warm days and go outside and paint for a change. 230 more words

A Conversation - Line and Shape

Why do I paint? I like the process of painting, the challenge. I lay down one stroke, That stroke calls for another stroke and the process continues until I have a “there it is” moment, when the painting is done. 182 more words