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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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To Finish or Not to Finish… That is the question.

I have a bunch of unfinished paintings from the last couple of years… Maybe you do too.  Mine are from workshop projects and watercolor demonstrations.   Some of them are within hours of being finished… Some within a few days.  Some I care about, some not so much. I’ve decided that my new year’s goal is […]

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A Big Thank You!

I’m just back from a 3 workshop tour down in Southern California…  Ventura, San Luis Obispo and finally, Camarillo. What a great time! Here are some of my students working. Art Lab Ventura http://www.artlabventura.com/   Such enthusiastic students! San Luis Obispo workshop at the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art  http://www.sloma.org/   In Camarillo with the […]

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Redding, Ca North Valley Art League Watercolor Workshop

I’m home from my workshop in Redding.   What a great time! Monday: I was in charge of jurying the North Valley Art League’s 32nd National Show.   I had already started the process at the beginning of July by picking from artworks entered online.  Then on Monday, August, 29th, I saw the artworks in person.  I […]

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