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Friday, October 15th, 2010

The Roses were a good warm-up; this week I’m on to the painting for my niece. I’m doing this from a photo which I will not post in its original form because it was taken about 8 yrs ago and one of my grand-nephews is not so happy about anyone seeing this image of him […]

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Our Home and Studio- the color

Saturday, March 6th, 2010

The next day I was excited to get some color on this canvas, but before we get started I want to show you my new glass pallet and color layout. The glass is an old bathroom shelf which is nice because it’s sturdy and has rounded edges. I backed it with kraft paper which is […]

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Our Home and Studio- the set up

Saturday, March 6th, 2010

As you know, we are selling our place and making that happen is taking up a lot of my time and energy. Draining might be the word. I was starting to feel like I work in an office, on a computer all day. The remedy was obvious: get back in the studio! If I’m hung […]

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Harvesting Pumpkins

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

“Harvesting Pumpkins” 11′ x 15″ watercolor on cotton rag paper Late in the game I ran into another challenge on the ‘net: this one was on Facebook and called The First Annual Autumn Arts Painting Challenge and Competition.If you have the time to browse through nearly a thousand paintings take a look. I don’t think […]

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Heart of the City

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

“Heart of the City” 12 1/2″ x 91/2″ Watercolor on cotton rag paper $125 Karin Jurick has an interesting blog called Different Stokes for Different Folks, where she regularly posts a photo and challenges artists to do a painting from it. It’s very fun and informative to look through the different interpretations. I have been […]

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“Moonlight Chairs” a la Hopper

Saturday, November 8th, 2008

“Moonlight Chairs” 12 x 12″ oil on canvas $750 Obviously I’ve not spent much time with this blog after the big computer blitz in September. Does that mean I have been painting? Actually, yes, but mostly on canvases I started some time ago and now need to finish. Dennis and I have a show together […]

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On-Line Studio Sale

Saturday, September 13th, 2008

More Than Memory 30″ x 30″ oil on canvas $2300 Whoo-eee! Am I sick of my computer screen, or what? We decided to cancel the Studio Sale we usually have in Portland every year and put everything into an on-line sale instead. 330+ images and 21 pages later all my paintings, prints, drawings, & monoprints […]

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Star Gulch Ranch

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008

‘Star Gulch Ranch” 16″ x12″ oil on canvas $199 Three posts ago I showed you a painting done at Terry Miura’s plein air workshop and said I would post another when I finished it. Here it is. I’m noticing a zig-zag composition appearing in all these latest paintings. Do you see it? Other posts you […]

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Oregon Coast at Smith River

Tuesday, August 12th, 2008

Oregon Coast at Smith River 16″ x 12″ oil on canvas $250 We have been back for a few days and the contrast between the cool, overcast coast and the sunny, hot weather here makes me feel like summer has finally arrived. We’ve even harvested a few ripe tomatoes! After such a cool spring and […]

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Back to Painting!

Monday, August 4th, 2008

“Applegate River at Star Gulch” 9″x12″ oil on canvas $125 It’s been over two months since you have heard from me, but it has not been two months since I’ve painted. In June Terry Miura came to our studios at HUMMINGBIRD to present a plein air oil painting workshop and I participated as a student. […]

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