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Every Day in May: 27, Something Old

Family gifts, something old, but the jade ball came in this lovely box from Firenze, Italy. I think it was a gift for graduation or a birthday. I loved the box more than the jade ball, truth be told. I … Continue reading

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Every Day in May: 20-21, Bike in the Park

Business is interfering with my posting life! It is not walk in the park this week, deadlines and stress abound! Drawing this from the top of my head was freeing, a trip outside at 1am! This was going along nicely … Continue reading

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Every Day in May: Days 11-14

FINALLY, I am caught up with postings and painting! Christmas cactus remind me of my grandmother, Mimi.  I have NO green thumb for indoor plants but I have always had one of them in my home.  Ours is a bit … Continue reading

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Ram Dass

Ram Dass has the cutest face. When I saw Julie’s picture of him I knew eventually I had to give it a go! Sketch was fast and loose, which is how Ram Dass likes it. If she leaves him alone … Continue reading

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Revisiting Palms

I repeatedly draw certain images.  I am not sure why, and I don’t look too closely at why.  Maybe I am superstitious about creativity and don’t want to question it too much. Maybe I just want to trust my Muse … Continue reading

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Mitchell’s Birthday

We had a mixed trip, both good and harried horrendous crazy-making. Our client loved our delivery.  Always good. I’ve forgotten about California traffic (Portlanders, hear me now, you have NO right to complain!) and now they are also crazy as … Continue reading

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Sammy in the Studio

Sammy in the upholstery studio… He even has his own chair, the Moon and Stars chair. Black cats are not easy to paint.  Black on black on black… Pentalic Aqua Journal, Platinum Carbon pen with Platinum Carbon ink; Noodler’s Lexington … Continue reading

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