Tag Archives: Sunflowers

CC’s Sunflower

When I was sick with this cold, I painted things that made me happy. CC had such a cheery image of one of her sunflowers! A huge sunflower with a deep brown center… To hear about classes, follow me on … Continue reading

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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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Color is Not Enough

Sometimes I start with color… I think color will be enough, because I am mad for color… But color is never enough. There is the line, and it has a lot to say. Because you can’t read my handwriting: Playing … 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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Sunflower Honeybee

(From an image by Cheryl KP, with permission) “Every artist dips [her] brush into [her] own soul and paints [her] own nature into [her] paintings.”  Henry Ward Beecher I have been gifted by the Internet God/desses of Amazing Connections to … Continue reading

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Creative Life

(Image by Dan Antion, with permission; his blog is No Facilities.) A dialogue with a friend yesterday about perfection in his painting (he is learning gouache) reminded me that perfection freezes us.  Also, NO artist is objective about their work … Continue reading

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Overworked / Failure

Dan recently blogged about failures: “So many people try to hide failure. Sometimes, they want to hide it out of embarrassment and sometimes they want to hide it out of fear. I don’t want to fail, but when I do, … Continue reading

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