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Rose Dore Teacup

The time off has been splendliferous, even if I had to make up for being sick and sleeping my way into every day for a long time.  From January 3 across from this, is a note about still sleeping my … Continue reading

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Tools: Taking Another Artist’s Palette Advice

Continued from Big Changes in My Travel Palette… An aside… Recently I took the advice of a USk sketcher I admire and bought a series of Holbein’s Antique “IRIDORI” Watercolors pigments… AAACK, bad paints! Be glad if you didn’t buy … Continue reading

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Christmas Staycation

What happens when you work 10-12 hours 7 days a week for two years and finally take a much needed staycation? SLEEP! I can’t believe how much I slept! Slept in, took naps, watched silty Santa movies, and did not … Continue reading

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Tools: BIG Changes in My Travel Palette

I’ve been asked about my travel palette and here is the primary palette, though I have others,  which I’ll talk about later. I have had this basic palette for two years with the exception of adding Da Vinci’s Rose Dore … Continue reading

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Santa Candy Container

Mitchell has memories of his Mom’s ceramic Santa filled with Christmas candy. Santa’s looking much bedraggled (loved) but I restored him to his glory for the image. HO HO HO! I also discovered that you cannot mix honey based paints … Continue reading

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Strawberry Garden Fairy Ornament

He started as an ornament, but became a kitchen fairy! He hung with the garlic and pots and pans in her Laguna kitchen. My mom always had a flair for make believe, a belief in the little people and magic… … Continue reading

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Santa’s Drunken Elf

My mom had this drunken elf for many years after I left home.. He has a list of who’s naughty and nice, but you get the feeling that the drink has kept him from reporting this to Santa! To hear … Continue reading

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