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The year of the alligator

I fielded some requests over the holidays to get back to blogging. And while it’s never my intention to go on a blog hiatus, just like skipping a few workouts, sometimes its hard to get back into the swing of things after some time off. 951 more words

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Obi, started

I am always happy to start another Swissy, and Obi is one who always seems to be wearing a cheeky grin. What a fun face to paint! 65 more words

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Did you just say "Grandma and Grandpa's"?

Jasper is a friend’s Swissy, and she has a knack for capturing his funniest expressions.  As the painting becomes more defined, his eyes will become more buggy and the tooth caught in his lip will be more visible. 33 more words

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Did you just say "Grandma & Grandpa's"? sketch

And so another Swissy painting begins! I’d better go do some Christmas shopping, but am anxious to get an underpainting down…

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Making it official

Just shy of five years and one cross-country move later, Finn is no longer an illegitimate child.

We are over the moon, excited and blessed. 13 more words

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Lotte, underpainting

I had been meaning to split a painting into a diptych (two canvases), but was waiting for the right one.  Let’s see if I can finish this in time for Somerville Open Studios next weekend…

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Betty final

Finally, Betty is done.

One of the first things that I tell people when inquiring about commissions is that I don’t do the standard head & shoulders portrait.   70 more words

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