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Bright Ideas: Inktober 12, 3 Star Earrings

I LOVE STARS! Trust me you will be seeing more of them as I am having fun drawing my earrings from the sell basket!  For awhile, verdigris was in style, and I loved it — copper and turquoise green in … Continue reading

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Zen Cats and Watercolor Washes

After my frustration at Kiva Tearoom, I decided I needed to go back and just play with washes.  Middle of the night I read suggestions from several watercolor books on washes.  I sketched the Zazen Cats, fun images I come … Continue reading

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Happy Solstice and New Moon

Happy we are turning toward the light. Even on this rainy day, I know the light is growing . . . Looking across the river towards St. John’s, quick sketch while waiting. Drawn in an Stillman & Birn Alpha journal … Continue reading

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Happy Solstice!

I don’t think he wants Solstice! He wants to shine brightly year around! Mexicali suns are now on tote bags! (And of course, in cards and prints.) Happy Solstice (and some shameless marketing!)          I agree to Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial … Continue reading

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God/dess Series: The “Thinker” and “Sitting Woman” of Hamangia

Most of my research for these two figures originally came through Marija Gimbutas (link to wiki.)  I was introduced to her through the University of California, Los Angeles. She wrote two wonderful books I’ve used as references when painting my goddesses and gods, … Continue reading

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Paint Party Friday #1, As I am New to This Party

Been sick with the flu(?) cold(?) god/dess knows — but it has been a LONG time!  To entertain myself I have painted on shellacked paper with India ink.   Always in love with the sunny images of Mexico, and seen them … Continue reading

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