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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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Free Floating

My second try at working with Yupo paper involved a fall theme. I began by drawing a pleasing repetitive pattern using leaves from outside as models. I played with dropping in a variety of watercolors allowing them to mix on … 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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Fall is the season that makes me so happy that I live in New England. The weather is glorious and the color on the trees is absolutely breathtaking. My friend picked up a few of these leaves and suggested that … Continue reading

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Anticipation Flowers

I have not been present on WordPress for awhile. A construction project on the Cape has scooped up all of my time and energy. I miss my WordPress friends and I really miss my daily painting a lot. But, all … Continue reading

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Aster, yet another gorgeous fall flower

While my summer flowers are depleted, I noticed (with a little jealousy) that a neighbor had a clustor of beautiful pink flowers around his lamp post. I wondered how this could be? I pass this house almost every day with … Continue reading

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Fading Flowers

  Since my retirement from teaching a year ago I became a garden enthusiast. I discovered that I love the blooms in spring and I also love the fading flowers in fall. This is my backyard.        

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