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Day 144 - Signs at Glorietta

Here is the quick sketch I did today from where I had lunch looking out and up to the shoppers (on the next level) in Glorietta mall. 28 more words


Lily of the Valley, oil pastel

 “You come to nature with all her theories, and she knocks them all flat.” Pierre Auguste Renoir

Lily of the Valley, an oil pastel… 187 more words

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Music inspired art: digging out some old pictures

I spent the first half of my summer holiday visiting family and friends back in England. Since my dad is always complaining about how much of my stuff is still sat in his garage, I thought I better have a sort out and throw away anything I don’t need before he takes matters into his own hands. 367 more words


come love me (part 2)

This is blog post #997.

In “come love me (part 1)” I alluded to variations. Over the last few days I have written fragments of where this poem might have gone, had the form or first line or sentiment been different. 478 more words

Field of Flowers, oil pastel

Whether you succeed or not is irrelevant, there is no such thing.  Making your unknown known is the important thing.” Georgia O’Keeffe

This painting was started in May and left against a wall in my studio because I couldn’t quite produce what I was envisioning.  125 more words

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The Passion For Art Doesn't Die

It’s 3:00 am on Saturday morning and after creating a new painting, I’m still awake buzzing with energy, creative energy that is. :)

Since turning 40 in May I’ve stayed productive and continued creating art in spite of growing kids, a great marriage and a good business because I love art and wouldn’t have the heart to stop painting or drawing no matter how old I get. 118 more words