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Mother’s Day, Day Off

I had dinner with mom after work last night and she suggested that I go painting today. But it’s Mother’s Day, you know… Nope, she was pretty sure I should go painting if the weather held. So in her honor … Continue reading

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Tuesday, Paint Adventures

Went off to Arlene’s with a short list of brush essentials for the paintbox. Managed to come home with what was on the list and only a little more. I did get some cobalt blue because I love to watch the UK guys dab it around for skies. Continue reading

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Doing The Work, The Learning Process

Tuesday when I went over the hills to the east, I did two paintings at the Clark. The first was smaller, 5×7″, and my intention was to try sketching, color and value while trying out the plein air “thing”. My … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day Fourteen

What happens when you look at the morning sky and wish you could paint a blueness just like that. Dark deep endless the sky last night filled with stars and planets and myth This morning, a blue bowl – a … Continue reading

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Today in the Sunshine

Also found planted in the nearby garden, in case I ever need to verify my location: I’m off to the Clark Art in Williamstown to look at new things and see the movie I, Claude Monet. I wonder if future … Continue reading

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