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Developing a process for painting

There is a real benefit to painting the same subject over and over. You get better at it, you get faster. I noticed this the other day when I painted a complete beach scene from start to finish in one sitting. 242 more words


A new vision for a finished piece...work in progress, part 1

One of the great things about being an artist is that I can make changes to one of my paintings even after it’s “finished”. ¬†Hexagons and Honeybees was finished last year and after being exhibited at the Nature Artists’ Guild group exhibit, was hung on my wall. 178 more words


Painting Process: Lhasa Ladies 2017

I first received a request for this commission back in October of 2016. Now here we are in February of 2017. Thank goodness my kind neighbor who wanted this done has been so patient and understanding! 150 more words

Small format Suite

I have a bunch of 24″ x 24″ canvases that I am going to use as studies. They also will be paintings in their own right. 115 more words


An old tree

I did feel for painting another old tree yesterday. Trees are a never ending story for me. It does always feel good to paint them, but there is so much more to learn about it. 187 more words

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Muse Juice

8 o’clock coffee. Which corners to paint orange and which to leave to themselves. Lower the eyeball or make a statement with it? Grab the child before she pours milk in the couch cushions. 108 more words

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Rough Free Form

I used different materials for today’s watercolor. I¬†used a very heavy paper (300 pound), square in format. I drew a charcoal outline and painted inside the lines. 127 more words

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