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A week at Art Camp

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

If you have lived in Portland Oregon very long chances are you have been to the Menucha Retreat Center near Corbett above the Columbia Gorge. Originally built by Julius Meier, of Meier & Frank fame, it is now owned by the Presbyterian church and serves as a place of refuge, reflection and learning for a […]

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Brothers 2

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

One of the things that happens when I take photos of a painting’s progress is that I don’t always have the  camera on the same setting. If I use the auto I get much cooler colors than if I shoot with manual settings. So don’t think the color is swinging wildy, it’s probably just the […]

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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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October Roses

Thursday, October 7th, 2010

Look who is back in her studio! It was a short summer and a long fall, but enough is enough. It’s time to start painting again!  I did the rough-out of a painting I’ve been promising my niece for about a decade but felt I needed a warm up before I could dive into it.  […]

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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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Magical Miracle

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009

” Magical Miracle” 12 x12″ oil on canvas $150 A couple of months ago I was asked to participate in the Annual Women’s Invitational at Rogue Community College. The theme was Abracadabra. Since I was growing lettuce greens indoors for winter salads, I was fascinated and amazed once again by the miracle of a sprouting […]

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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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Ashland Sky

Tuesday, August 5th, 2008

“Ashland Sky” 41/2” x 61/2” oil on paper, matted $98 A few nights ago we drove the 50 minutes it takes us to get to Ashland to attend the opening of a friend’s show. She was in Terry’s plein air workshop this summer and it was fun to see a group of her landscapes together. […]

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