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Donkey Donation for Artopia

I have been participating in Big Bend Cares fundraiser for AIDS/HIV “Artopia” for five years now. Last year I donated three mini paintings which were popular with the crowd. 40 more words

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LeMoyne Chain of Parks Art Festival

Last Saturday, April 16, 2016 my ex-mother-in-law and I went to the local nationally-rated art festival in downtown Tallahassee, FL. (We’re pictured above.) It was not only entertaining, it was also inspirational. 115 more words

Animal Paintings

Delivering Greeting Cards to Jazz

I was in Apalachicola yesterday to deliver some greeting cards with my paintings on them which have been selling well lately. It was beautiful weather and my friend Carol and I stopped at fellow artist’s studio, IggyArt, where Jenny Odom was painting away preparing for the LeMoyne Chain of Parks Art Festival next weekend. 55 more words

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The latest commission painting for my ‘Pet Portrait’ business. I am so privileged to be able to become intimate with such lovely creatures through the medium of paint. 58 more words

Apalachicola Art Walk

Last Saturday I participated in the Apalachicola Art Walk near St. George Island in Florida. I sell paintings at a shop on Market Street called All That Jazz and I was painting a cat in person in the storefront. 61 more words

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The Artist's Magazine Contest

Calli Cat in the Tub by Diane Dyal 30″x30″ acrylic (c) 2008

In 2008 I entered the annual contest put out by The Artist’s Magazine with a painting of my cat entitled Calli Cat in the Tub and won first prize in the Animal/Wildlife Division in the Beginner’s/Student Category (see Press). 67 more words

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From Idea to #Painting.

Sometimes I am asked where I get reference for my images.  So here is how I get from an idea to a painting.

The initial idea is scribbled in my sketchbook.   338 more words