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Kanazawa - Part I

After 154 minutes on the bullet train, we finally arrived at Kanazawa – Yay!

I am loving the slower pace in Kanazawa (compared to Tokyo) and how I am able to walk to most of the attractions from my hostel. 475 more words

The Book of Gold - an e-book available for sale

Over the years I have run a lot  of professional development workshops with artists, craftspeople, conservators and academics who wanted to learn the secrets of making finely ground gold pigments, such as was used by artists of the medieval and early modern periods to embellish paintings and manuscripts, both in the East and the West. 740 more words


microscopic star dust life form, reproducing

gold leaf and beads on oil paint

This is another experiment using masking fluid on oil paint. They say it doesn’t work. They say masking fluid beads up on oil paint. 247 more words


Adele Bloch-Bauer I

Two years ago, I was on a bus from Washington D.C. en route to Manhattan, when I took my iPad out to watch the film “Woman in Gold”. 209 more words

Fearless Friday, Heartbeat

This painting was commissioned by a special friend, {who also keeps my hair magically blonde} for her new space in an upscale French themed salon… 396 more words