Monthly Archives: September 2012

So …

My right elbow now has a lovely cobalt blue ACE bandage that Jason can put on me but I cannot put on by myself, so not sure how that’s going to work after Monday … ? not sure when I’ll … Continue reading

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Bummer …

So last night while I was doing the dishes I noticed that my right elbow was hurting a LOT. Like I’d overpainted or something. Today has been a mess in and of itself, that I will explain in a second, … Continue reading

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Godzone, New Zealand – I

I think I have more than one artist inside. One who is particularly detailed and careful. One who loves spontanaety. See the right side of the painting, with which I carefully painted with a tiny (teeniny) brush, the large delicious … Continue reading

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Godzone, New Zealand

Godzone, because apparently God’s Own Country is a nickname for New Zealand, and because ISLANDS Magazine did not indicate from where this lovely photograph, from which I am drawing the sketch above, was taken. Ahem. It’s all right. Everywhere is … Continue reading

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Philippine Lagoon Finitti

And there she is … with much more depth on the right, as it is in the original photo … with more LIME added. Because life can always use a little more LIME. (add the lime and the coconut and … Continue reading

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Philippine Lagoon VIII

There is some cloudlike depth in there now! Yay! There will soon be some detailing overall, tomorrow, and she will be finitti! I really like the intimacy of this piece. Mmmmm. Do you? Can you feel it from there? You … Continue reading

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Philippine Lagoon VII

Mixed Cobalt Blue, not hue, but the real dealio, with Titanium White, for today’s blue sky. Used two sizes of bright brushes to get into the leaves, and will go back when the sky is dry to detail them back … Continue reading

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Philippine Lagoon VI

Listening to Thelonious Monk while painting today, along with the not so gentle pattering of rain against the window. Tornado Watch until 7 pm so have to watch the computer time today. The painting she is fleshing out, yes? Loving … Continue reading

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Philippine Lagoon V

Now, you gotta be likin’ the look of that. It flows. I was quite trepidatious (sp?) I must say, dipping my itty toe into that water today, but I did it. The color, I decided, must be mystical, and it … Continue reading

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Queen Anne’s Lace and Field

Here is a teaser … I’ve been working this afternoon prepping a batch of old film fotos from 2003 for you and my website but I’m not quite done. I have to prep the individual photo pages next and I … Continue reading

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