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Back to Work

Back to Work

The November 2013 Wild Arts Festival has not been such a success for me as I was hoping but I learned about the people and what in this economy, they are looking for are art items that are affordable but unique.  A tall order but it doesn’t mean that it cannot...
Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home

I sometimes wonder how my sold paintings are doing, hanging on the walls of strangers whom I have only briefly met while exchanging paintings and money from one hand to the other.  If I were my sold paintings, what would they be seeing every day from where they hang....
The Birds

The Birds

The amount of time I have spent hovering over this painting is adding up. I have enjoyed painting the ochre-orange sky and the branches, but my greatest fear awaits me ~ finishing up on the birds and hope that I will do them justice.  Before I even heard of Wild Arts...
The President is out of town

The President is out of town

It was a good day to fly into DC. The plane charged through the clouds and revealed below an emerald landscape studded with trees and winding rivers.  Washington Reagan is one classy airport and the awesomeness starts when the plane is descending.  It flies over the...
Another project underway

Another project underway

I am one to think that most of the time, inspirations finds me instead of the other way around. When I told my family that I was going to apply for the Audubon Society’s Wild Arts Festival, Tiff sent me this book by Don Hadden on Australian birds.  After laying...
Never throw anything away

Never throw anything away

This painting of Magnolia blooms have been on the wall for many years.  I just did not like it enough to proclaim it finished. There is a gut feeling that some day I may have my Eureka! moment and know how to finish it off.  Well, that day came a few days ago. DONE!...

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