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It Doesn’t Suck…

In 2011, a friend encouraged me to check out NaNoWriMo – you should do it! – and I was checking it out, realized I needed a free account to see how it really worked, did that and while I became … Continue reading

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This and That, Here and There

Worked on this painting, based on a photo from New Zealand. First pass was ok, then too wet to continue working. Tonight I focused on correcting the colors by glazing on the hills and adding shadows and close texture. Hanging … Continue reading

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Tuesday – Wellington it is!

Went into Wellington to view some art – ending with the Splash 2017 watercolor exhibit and an accompanying exhibit of ceramic pieces. Very inspiring. Here are some of the photos from today, click on the photo for more

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Life — from the quote box

Listen to life, and you will hear the voice of life crying, Be! — James Dillet Freeman

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The Hard Work of New Paint

Oh the toil and angst and hard work of it all: the picking and obtaining of new colors. I usually mix my real darks as I need them. Lighter greys can be had but I felt I needed a grey … Continue reading

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