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Christmas 2018

Christmas moved me back into watercolors. Hard not to be moved to color when it is such a colorful season! It was also a move back to Catholic rituals, as my Mom dying prompted me to saying some prayers to … Continue reading

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Mom’s Death: A Month of Journaling, II

Continuing from the previous post… After that I began to notice the times I thought of her — I actually thought of her a lot more than I knew — and each time I had to remind myself she wasn’t … Continue reading

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Mom’s Death: A Month of Journaling, I

I still don’t have a lot to say about my Mom’s death almost a month later. It is hard to talk about. The couple of days before she died I did this journal entry above. She’d been in and out … Continue reading

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Bugs and Birds!

In the studio near the end of the day, especially in winter, the window facing the river becomes an attraction for the cats. Yaman and Savitri are teaching Hari-Gibbs-Tiger-Terror-TANK (yes his name is getting longer by the day) the ropes. … Continue reading

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Tools: Autumn Travel Palettes

Changes in my travel palette! Autumn I tend to clean more than spring, and reorder… Getting ready for painting season, as I like to paint outdoors more in the months that are not HOT. In Spring I tried the double … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 10, VSW Rockport Sailboat

I sketched the sailboat in ink and added shadow in waterproof grey ink. I’m not a person who can ever be in a boat for more than a few moments — I get deadly motion sickness! I love their shape … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 8, VSW Rockport

Thanks to Tom Brudzinski for the great images from which to sketch! Today I tackled a sweet image of a walkway to a home with many flowering plants. Almost all of these sketches are a wonderful escape to unwind after … Continue reading

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