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Pumpkin Barn Quilt…Voila!

While it didn’t take as long as I thought, I learned much from working through this project.  Number One:  Painting BIG is difficult.  Aside from my short arms (which go with my 5’1” height) 42” X 42” is just a … Continue reading

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Barn Quilts Aren’t Just for Barns

A few weeks ago my friend Robin and I took a class on painting barn quilts.  It was just for fun; something to do on a hot summer day.  But in fact, it turned out to be more than fun. … Continue reading

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Baby Owl Painting

Will be offering this little owlet as class number two in the series later in the summer.  But right at the moment, I’m noticing that my cats keep looking at this painting.  Maybe they look at all my paintings, and … Continue reading

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A Week of Bliss: Lian Quan Zhen

I schedule these classes a year in advance; you have to because they fill within days of being offered.  This past week could be considered the best art instruction I’ve ever had.  Lian Quan Zhen was at Cheap Joes, and I … Continue reading

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Holiday Blues Watercolor

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Another Santa Watercolor

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Sketch of House

Very quick sketch while watching football.  Seems the kittens are sapping my creative energies.  …and all my other energies as well.  But I LOVE them, and Lucy’s eye is much, much better.

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Barnyard Illustrations

Chicks are all I could accomplish today.  Lucy has an eye infection, so it was off to the vet.

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First Pumpkin Cat Watercolor

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First Sketch of Possible Card

  Another old postcard.  I like the colors they used in these – or perhaps they’ve dulled over time.  I saw a lot of green in his beard, hair, and face.  OK, maybe not the teeth.  But when I first … Continue reading

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