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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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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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Painting the Still Life

So, here is the completed watercolor painting, including the modified hat color, beach, water, and sky. Now that I’m done, its off to the beach for me! What a way to spend a day!

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How to Spend the Day

Here is a photo of the still life that I painted. ┬áNext is the actual watercolor 11 X 14, arches 140 lb cold press paper. Setting up a still life is not an easy task. Merry, my friend and art … Continue reading

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San Luca Palace

This was by far the nicest hotel we stayed in┬áItaly. The attention and kindness showered on us is memorable. Every detail in the hotel was perfect. Outside our window we could look down on the town of Luca and watch … Continue reading

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Highland Lighthouse, Truro, Cape Cod

Revision #3 of my lighthouse painting for Jim, my brother-in-law, was a soothing project for this snowy, wintry day in Boston. Realizing I feel more fulfilled when I have an emotional attachment to my subject, I decided to pursue a … Continue reading

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Hydrangeas sustaining the Winter Snow

I have a favorite photo journalist/poet on WordPress. It’s Seedbud! The other night when I discovered this photo, Reverance, on http://leafandtwig.wordpress.com, I asked permission of Seedbud to paint the photo.Those of you who follow my blog know how much I … Continue reading

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