Category Archives: Marian’s Art Studio

Autumn

I love to paint, but I miss drawing. Today I took out my Micron Pigma pens. Finding a subject wasn’t difficult. On my counter I spotted some Trader Joe’s pumpkins and gourds along with some rich-looking Bittersweet that my husband … Continue reading

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Lush Surroundings

Two years ago I met a woman in Florida. I’ll call her S. S is 20 years my senior and I’m not so young! ¬†We became great friends when I took a drawing class she was holding on the back … Continue reading

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Valentine Flowers

Happy Valentine’s Day to all my WordPress Friends! 8×10 Yupo, Windsor Newton Paints    

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Painting on Yupo

I love painting on Yupo. It allows me to play with my paints in a free and fanciful way.

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Tuscany Vase

Original photo taken with iPhone 6. If it wasn’t so tricky to drive in Tuscany I would spend every vacation in a four-wheeled vehicle driving through Italy. One needs to observe the rules of the road (different¬†in the USA), and … Continue reading

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Spring Flowers – five important minutes

I waited the 5 important minutes. I found several small items that added up to a better, more thoughtful painting. I added stamens to the flowers which gave them direction. Using Tombows, I added the hand-drawn flower work that is … Continue reading

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Spring Flowers

I knew that this bouquet of spring flowers was too gorgeous not to paint. They have been on my kitchen table, calling to me, for a few days. It was not until I read a post from a very talented … Continue reading

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