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Inktober, 21 Galley Sunflower

We had Sunflowers whose stems were not standing up tall. I popped them into smaller vases and spread their cheer throughout the studio. One place was in front of the many-colored Fiesta-ware plates in our studio galley. Middle-of-the-night. To hear … Continue reading

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Fire, Wind, Rain: and Photography Exposures

I’ve been upset about the first, then they were topped by worry for friends in Texas and Florida…  Painting images loosely from photos that stayed in my mind helped. In these, more than most, I noticed the exposure (flash or … Continue reading

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Eagle Creek Fire Rain

The evening the rains came after the Eagle Creek fire, I felt so blessed. Skies which were grey with smoke and ash falling, suddenly had the blue of night. Actual color, yellow from the setting sun and the green of … Continue reading

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USk: Labor Day in the Finish Studio

Labor Day weekend and we are laborers so we are working… I have new A/C and a new lease on life in my newly cleaned and reorganized studio! I sat close to the door and tried to draw the entire … Continue reading

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A Change in Posting

As I move along for the next couple of months my posting habits will change: I have a PAINTING project in our business that is in oil paint. The DAR is commissioning a formal reproduction of the Washington State Flag. … Continue reading

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Thankful for Cooling Rains and more

Tibetan Windhorse Flags from my donations to Save Tibet organized my gratitude entries this week… nice to be back in my hand-sized journal…. Cooling Rains. I’ve always been a fan of rain, and the heat wave breaking with cool rains … Continue reading

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VSW: Barcelona, 5, Casa Batllo

Finishing off the two-page layout for our Gaudi walk, I tackled the fireplace I desire! I keep seeing this sweet heart-shaped chair breaking into song and dance in Angela Lansbury’s voice!. The final layouts finished by the collage of four … Continue reading

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