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Opening Our Studios is invigorating!

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

Every year during the second and third weekends of October over a hundred of Portland’s artists throw open their studio doors and invite the public into the spaces where art is made. Portland Open Studios is a juried event that Dennis and I both have been lucky enough to get into the last two years; two years […]

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Offering others A DAY TO PAINT

Monday, September 19th, 2016

I can’t count the number of times people have asked me if I teach painting classes. I have always said no. This is because I was not taught to be a painter ( I majored in Graphic Design in college) and do what I do intuitively. Passing on that kind of knowledge is difficult and […]

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Painting Intensive – Final Day 5

Sunday, August 25th, 2013

I only had a couple hours the last day due to a planned trip to Seattle to meet up with my daughter for dinner and have a “play day” with Dennis to celebrate his 63rd.  We just returned, having soaked ourselves in a 50 year retrospective of  Patti Warashina’s work at the BellevueArts Museum (as […]

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Painting Intensive – Day 4

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

Did not take a nap today so I’m a bit loopy.  I squandered that half hour by being late, so worked through with only a lunch break.  My goal for the day was to resolve the big painting #3 and start another Variation #4 on a 24 x 30 inch canvas.  (side note here: I […]

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Painting Intensive – Day 3

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

I had the sense to find a quiet place to stretch out for a short nap this afternoon. This is something Dennis and I, and a great many other sensible people around the world, do everyday after lunch. For me 30 minutes down buys two hours or more in the evening. Missing my siesta and […]

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Painting Intensive- Day 2

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

Today I pushed. I’m pooped and pumped.  Decided to work bigger and so prepped some canvas last night for today’s efforts.  30 x 40 inches?  Didn’t measure. Doesn’t matter – you get the idea. At the venue this morning I did a quick acrylic wash of red/ pink over the white ground and then finished […]

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Studying Heads at Gabriel’s Studio

Saturday, March 10th, 2012

Another 8 weeks with Gabrielle before I bow out of class for the spring/summer when too many Fridays are already scheduled with events. Last week Gabe did a demo painting a model for the whole three hours while we sketched. I’m glad for this instruction at this time, when I am finishing Noah’s Guitar and […]

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