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Painting George

We have a lot of creatives in my family. My mom wanted to be an actress and took acting classes. *i can hear my baby brother laughing because she did a good job acting all her life* My baby brother … Continue reading

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Journaling the DAR Washington State Flag

In my other life (the one that pays the bills), Mitchell and I own a conservation business which conserves (restores) antiquities, both private and institutional. I do a lot of finish (painting, shellacking) work in our business, as well as … Continue reading

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MPF Conservation: Washington State Flag First Drafts, Paper

In my other life (the one that pays the bills), Mitchell and I own a conservation business which conserves (restores) antiquities. I do a lot of finish (painting, shellacking) work in our business. The DAR approached us to recreate the … Continue reading

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My other job….

I am also a conservator, and we have the charge to recreate the first flag of the State of Washington.  I will be creating the painted medallion on the flag, and doing the hand stitching (endless), and Mitchell is recreating … Continue reading

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A visit to Gamblin Paints

NOTE: This is from our MPF Conservation website but thought that some of you might enjoy!  I am reproducing the first Washington State Flag for the DAR. I might’ve struggled through and trail and error and testing on many phases, … Continue reading

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Challenge: One Book, One Pen, One Month, #1

I’m up for a simple challenge like this, or so I thought. Laughingly, the first night I broke the rules. I used multiple colors of the same pen and then used a waterbrush!  EEEK! The book: OE NOTES (my favorite … Continue reading

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