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Snow Day c2017

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Merry Christmas, Happy Winter Days and Happy New Year to you my friends From me out here in the cloudy foothill Gold Country, of California. I hope you can look forward to a creative new year, loving your art and the loving the inspirational art that you find out in the world.  This year I […]

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CWA’s 48th National Exhibition is coming up in January!

Hello, Hello Everyone! Well, it’s that time of year again.  Busy December.  2017 is coming to an end.  I’m looking ahead to 2018 and making plans with Art Galleries, Art Associations and Studios where I will be teaching and showing my work.  Check out my Class Schedule and the Events page, above. In January, CWA […]

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Elle and Phantom 2 copy

Pure in Heart

Working through a complicated painting is fun for me.  I love the detailed robe and nightgown that my model/granddaughter, Elle, was wearing… such an old fashioned and romantic look, especially with her contemplative look and her long braid.  I love painting long hair, so thank you Elle for growing your hair long.  🙂 Here you […]

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Egg and Crochet 2017 copy

New painting

After quite awhile of being away from posting here, I’m making friends again with my blog and website. Here is a new painting:  “Nestling”  c2017  It will be among about 20 paintings being shown at the http://www.orlandartcenter.com/Orland Art Gallery in October this year. October 6th through October 28th “The Windward Side: Islands & Innocence” Showcasing […]

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Problem areas and unresolved paintings

Did you ever do a painting that you almost liked, but just didn’t quite make the grade?  Ha!  We’ve all done that!  Here’s an example of one I had almost finished, yet something didn’t work… Why oh why did I do that background, in that way???  Should I just forget it?  And, I’d just made […]

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