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Portrait of Nick for Julia Kay's Portrait Party

Wanting to continue my alla prima portrait painting practice but without a live model, I picked a photo of Nick K. from Julia Kay’s Portrait Party to paint. 381 more words

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Some live plant sketches.


Mika, Formosan Mountain Dog Portrait

This little cutie was a fun challenge to paint. Below are some steps along the way, including the reference photos that I joined and edited in Photoshop to simplify the background and combine the tops and bottoms of her ears. 246 more words

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I think I really like watercolors. 

So another really long break between posts. :(

Started doing some more watercolor stuff recently. Have never been a huge fan of watercolors. Not sure why, probably because I don’t know how to use them well. 33 more words


Crockett's Funky Main Street

Inspired by a wonderful urban plein air painting workshop and demo by one of my favorite artists, Randy Sexton, I sketched the main street in the funky little town of Crockett that houses his studio, … 114 more words

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Busby's Orchid in Sadie's Footprint Pot

For Mothers’ Day my daughter-in-law Brittney gave me this adorable flower-pot that she and her mom decorated with my grandbaby Sadie’s footprints (dipped in paint) as the wings of a butterfly. 102 more words

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