Tag Archives: water

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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Fanciful Contour Drawing

Contour drawing is fun. No outlining, just inside shapes. Then add values of light, medium and dark and watch the shapes appear. Suddenly there is depth. All you need is pen and ink and paper.

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En Plein Air

For months, for a variety of reasons, I have not painted. A friend encouraged me to tote a borrowed easel and a stool, and paint at one of the local beaches.  I LOVED it!  I felt totally comfortable painting among … Continue reading

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Jim’s Lighthouse

Cape Cod has many beautiful lighthouses, as does the rest of New England. This painting is for my brother-in-law, Jim. He’s retiring in January after a wonderful career as a pediatrician. Linda, if you see this, don’t tell Jim I … Continue reading

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Ocean Waves

Cape Cod offers unlimited access to water, waves, and rocks. The water’s movement against the rocks, the ever-changing color of the water against the sky, and the highlights of the sun on the rocks is always challenging.

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A Quiet Place

Study in watercolor washes. Could stay here all day.

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I’ve had a crazy, busy summer and now that fall has arrived life is settling back into a familiar rhythm. After completing a renovation on our cape house, which began last March, I am able to return to my watercolor … Continue reading

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