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Recycling Oil Paint

Happy Earth Day! Today I’d like to share some tips on how I keep my oil painting practice “green.” My primary concerns are safety (to both my body and the environment) and recycling (reusing and repurposing). 333 more words

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Miskit a Liquid Frisket

Hi all y’all!

I am trying my hand at a video. My weakest area in vlogging is setting up the camera (my phone). I have little patience for some things. 228 more words

The Mystery On the Easel Phase VI

It is done – and what a marathon!  I have to thank you, my dearly beloved regular and loyal readers – or in this case, viewers – who came by with so many thoughts and guesses and questions and who inspired me to tweak a little here and adapt a little there until the final version appeared. 162 more words

Creations From My Craft Room

Énumérations, hiver 2017 | Winter 2017

J’ai toujours de nouvelles énumérations à peindre, ces liens directs avec… Avec quoi au juste?  Avec les oiseaux dans le ciel ? Avec les grains de sable sur une plage?   217 more words


Ghostly Leaf

The idea today was to further explore the interaction of two colors: ultramarine blue and quinacridone burnt orange. I began with a swath of blue. I drew a brush loaded with burnt orange across the wet blue field, pausing at intervals for the pigment to bloom into the background. 58 more words

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Yellow and Red

Even though I started this composition with dark blue, it turned out to be mainly about yellow and red. The dark tones seem to recede into the background as the red thrusts forward underlined by the yellow. 24 more words

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Pale Blue Abstract

Yesterday’s lesson was to clarify my relationship to the world through the marks I make and the colors I apply to paper, and not on their meaning. 188 more words

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