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Lilies

Still working on Lilies. Lots of layering of soft undertones and deeper color for contour and shading.

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Watercolor, pen and ink Lillies

      A scrumptious bit of color…   For 3 days I have drawn lilies. First in colored pencil, then in watercolor, then in pen and ink with a watercolor wash. Although not perfect, I think the final watercolor … Continue reading

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The Dancers, a pen and ink drawing

In an effort to continue my study of drawing I had some fun working on figure studies. Using waterproof micron pens I created an interactive pose using the wooden figure my teacher lent to me. Using cross-hatching as a method … Continue reading

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Winter Study in Values

I am taking a series of workshops on Cape Cod with a wonderful instructor, Kate Aubrey. The most recent workshop focused on trees, outer shapes, bird holes, and values. Kate asked us to focus on lights, mediums and darks using … 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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Tea Time 3

So, it’s snowing and sleeting like crazy in Boston again. Knowing I would be in the house today I decided to take a field trip around the first floor looking for items to paint. I spotted my mother’s little teacup . … Continue reading

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Tea Time 2

I’m not sure why I never considered painting my mom’s teacups before, but for now it feels so right. Adding objects from around my house to round out the composition is an easy task – there is lots of “stuff” … Continue reading

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