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Susie Short Demo

Tuesday seemed an odd day for a demo at Daniel Smith, Seattle.  They are usually on the weekends.  Susie Short, though, was passing through on her way home, so we had a demo today.  222 more words


Combined Drug Intoxication: New HealthyPlace Blog Post

Hi everyone, combined drug intoxication is the topic of my most recent blog post for HealthyPlace.com. This potentially fatal phenomenon is extremely dangerous and growing in frequency of occurrences. 25 more words

Limited palette demo

This noon I braved the heat to attend a demo at Seattle Daniel Smith
by Ann Breckon.  The subject of the demo was “Painting with a Limited Palette”. 293 more words


Playlist for the Week of June 29, 2015

  • Joe Hertenstein’s HNH – self-titled (Clean Feed, 2015)
  • Devin Gray – Dirigo Rataplan (Skirl, 2012)
  • Leah Paul – Trenza (Skirl, 2013)
  • Trot a Mouse – …
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Watercolour on canvas

I love watercolour. I love the runs, dribbles and happy accidents, but what I don’t like is the traditional way you have to present it. I feel that glass and the mount, puts a barrier between the viewer and the image. 508 more words



Chiaroscuro is the use of strong contrasts between light and dark, usually bold contrasts affecting a whole composition. It is also a technical term used by artists and art historians for the use of contrasts of light to achieve a sense of volume in modelling three-dimensional objects and figures. 905 more words


MMS and the Lesson of Ignaz Semmelweis

A blustery winter’s day at the 2015 Fieldays in New Zealand

KERIKERI, NORTHLAND — Greetings from the underside of the world where I have been for the past week. 1,639 more words