Category Archives: still life

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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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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Tis the Season

My art instructor nabbed these holly leaves from his wife’s kitchen table display. Ha ha! Now he has to figure out how to return them in place so she doesn’t notice. Love this season! Arches 140 lb cold press, 12 … Continue reading

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Fall Bounty/ Apples

  What happened to summer? Fall is in the air in Boston. Today I went to the supermarket and I saw a bounty of apples and pears and lots of root veggies. Outside of our house,  I notice that our … Continue reading

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My First Piece of Art in a Juried Show!

Should you happen visit Cape Cod next weekend please join me at the Falmouth Art Guild on September 26th, Friday from 5 to 7 pm.   My painting, “Dahlias” will be part of a juried multi-media show called “Petals and Palettes.” … Continue reading

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