Tag Archives: Sennelier

Nostalgie Book 2017

I did more experimentation in this book than any other to date. I also went back to my 40-year-old habit of writing and sketching… Been doing that since boring architectural history classes. I am sorry but had to leave a … Continue reading

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VSW: Doolin

When I was a child my mom kissed the palms of my hand each night at bedtime and told me this prayer.  It has a special place in my heart. Images are from Doolin, courtesy Joyce, who did a grand … Continue reading

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Sammy Irritated

Sammy is not a happy cat, because I am in bed alone with him and he lives for his daddy.  Lives. For. Daddy. Having to catch that expression so very fast! Scowling face, and he wears it so well! I … Continue reading

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USk: Oregon Greens

Oregon green rivals Ireland, no two ways about it. Below is a favorite crook in the road on our way from Portland to Southern Oregon near the South Fork of the Umpqua River. Pulled over to sketch it — and … Continue reading

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USk: Portland Fret Works

Finally we were able to pry Mitchell’s guitar out of his hands long enough to have Mike at Portland Fret Works re-fret and restring his 12-string guitar. I only caught the back of Mike because he was working on it! … Continue reading

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Single Parrot Tulip

Mitchell gave me some amazing parrot tulips this year — the colors were gorgeous even as they were drying and fading into burnished golds. I had no time to paint then, but did take pics and made sketches. Finished color … Continue reading

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Spring Vase of Tulips

Excuse my dirty desk… But oh my goddess look at those tulips. No time to paint so took a picture and did a sketch! Color work this week.  Sweet memory of Mitchell’s flowers. To hear about classes, follow me on … Continue reading

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