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painted abstracts make unique backgrounds

I’ve been experimenting with a new method of creating colorful, visually interesting backgrounds for things like book covers, business cards, and blog headers. It begins with painting 8 x 11 canvasses which are mounted on a board instead of a frame.  216 more words


Halloween painting! Happy Halloween!

I know, it isn’t quite Halloween yet. But it is getting close! It is my favorite holiday! So, I decided to crack into my Acrylic paints and get to work! 43 more words


Bumper Crop

We have a bumper crop of apples in the garden at the moment and I thought that rather than paint them conventionally I would have fun exprimenting with colour theory.  61 more words


Half Done

The theme for this piece was “Half Done” inspired by the style of Cristina Troufa. For those of you who are not framiliar with her, her work is gorgeous. 81 more words

AP Studio

On Solitude

“Solitude gives birth to the original in us, to beauty unfamiliar and perilous – to poetry. But also, it gives birth to the opposite: to the perverse, the illicit, the absurd.” … 49 more words

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