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Progress

Here is the latest on the painting on my easel. More work ahead, but more to come!

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On My Easel

For the first time in a month, I was able to pull out my paints and start some new canvases! I’m not going to go into all the reasons, I’m just going to share my art! Here’s what I started today:

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Paintings to share

I said I’d share with you some paintings I’m working on, so here we go! So, do you remember this photo I was turning into a painting? Well, I’ve continued to work on it, and it’s continued to develop. It still has quite a bit of work. I’m going to do something different with the

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The road to hell and all that…

I have such good intentions of blogging. Every day, I think to myself, I really need to get back out there and blog. And every day, I find something else that needs to be done more urgently. And I wonder if anyone is even waiting to read what I have to see or to see

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Painting Progress

Here are more photos of the Baptistry. The first was taken after I completed my early-afternoon work on it. I waited for the paint to dry and an hour later, I came back in and did more work. I don’t expect to be able to do any work on it today. We’re going to a

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More to share

Nature Inspired: Mixed-Media Techniques for Gathering, Sketching, Painting, Journaling, and Assemblage arrived in my studio late last night from Tracie Lyn Huskamp of the Red Door Studio. I pre-ordered her book because, knowing Tracie, I knew the book would be fantastic. And, I was right! Tracie’s calming, soothing personality comes through in the book – through

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Lantern completed New Paintings Started

A few weeks ago I completed all the detailing on the lantern Ive been painting on the 24 x 36 canvas. And I made some changes to the background to give it a bit more depth. Im happy with it. I added some of the detailing with watercolor crayons and sealed the details and then

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Art Unraveled and More

The past few weeks have been filled with art and friends. The annual Art Unraveled mixed-media art retreat was here in Phoenix. Linda Young always does a fabulous retreat here in town. She pays so much attention to detail and I know how happy the instructors are, as well as the students. Each year since

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Milan, Italy

Let’s wrap this trip up, shall we? Before we get to Milan itself, we have to talk about the drive from Florence. It was supposed to be three hours. But we got into a traffic jam. on the Autostrade on the way there. It took an hour for us to get through it. While we

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Buonjourno! It’s good to be home…

We had a fantastic vacation in Italy. We got back last week, and I’ve been slowly coming out of the jet lag and I just had a treatment on Monday. Now, however, I’m feeling much stronger and I’m ready to tell you all about my trip and to share photos and drawings. There’s so much

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