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Drawing challenge: Plate (gelatin plate)

Since Joke announced her lovely drawing challenge: plate, I thought and thought about “plate” as art. And, you all know me, I’m not happy with an actual plate, although I wondered about going to one of those “decorate your own pottery while we fire…

June 26, 2015
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Hello from Sunday night

Happy midsummer eve everyone. Isn’t it wonderful? I believe most children are out of school now and we’re full steam ahead into that tall meadow, firefly evening magic that is summer. With summer comes summer’s bounty, and we made a little trip out to…

June 21, 2015
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You win some, you lose some

Aw hell! It just wasn’t a good day to push myself. I went for a walk to run some errands and walked past some lovely street art. Both city consigned and not so city consigned, but both equally lovely. It put me in the…

June 17, 2015
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Drawing challenge: Something from the ocean

I don’t know about everyone…and I’d love it if you told me, 😀 … but I love starting a canvas not knowing what it is I want to paint, and just waiting for something to evolve out of the mess. This is what I…

June 12, 2015
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Drawing challenge: Move

I was thinking a great deal about Katrin’s drawing challenge this week. The idea of movement is so wonderful. Robert, Chloe and I like to move. We like to dance, we like to swim, to skate, to drive our cars really fast. We move…

June 6, 2015
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Drawing Challenge: Youth (part one)

I’ve been so very busy painting up a storm for my art in the garden show, that I really didn’t have much time for my beloved drawing challenge, and, Ariane called such a good DC this week, that I really wanted to join in.…

May 30, 2015
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Art in the Garden show ready!

Are you ready? Am I ready? So you all probably already know that I save plants from the bulldozer around the hood and plonk them into my garden. Sometimes they work out and look brilliantly, sometimes they sulk and look miserably for a year…

May 29, 2015
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Patrice’s drawing challenge: Frida

It’s no secret that round here we’re in love with Frida. From our handmade pencil cases, to the portraits we bought in Mexico, Frida is all around us at home, and who can blame us. We greatly admire her indomitable spirit and her artistic…

May 22, 2015
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Drawing challenge: The Trickster

So here’s a little oracle to inspire you. It’s a little magical, but it’s just outside our mundane world of practicalities. You know you can almost see it, almost touch it as you go about your life, but you always sense its presence, and,…

May 15, 2015