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A Sunday painting en plein air with Opus

Hey, I was just so excited for today to come because today is the Opus outdoor painting challenge day. I already scouted the Opus painting corridor and decided that I loved the quiet of this little creek in the green space. The theme was…

May 15, 2016
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Eric’s art challenge: sky

Helloo, helloooo! Long time, no DC. I’m so happy that Eric has called a new DC, Drawing Challenge, which has now been renamed AC, Art Challenge. (And it’s our 194th! WOW) It’s so lovely, and I think Melodye suggested it first, but it’s true…

May 14, 2016
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Painting on ephemera workshop day

Hi everyone, It’s been a wonderful week round here and lately I’ve done all sorts of things which have taken me out of my comfort zone…and survived them! Last night I was asked to teach a painting on ephemera workshop at my local Opus…

May 13, 2016
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Painting while Primavera smiles

Just today! I stepped out of the front door and look at these amazing orange poppies! It’s hard to believe that when I first moved into my home, now five years ago, the whole garden was various shades of pink! Now there is an…

May 10, 2016
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Catching up…in an artistic way

Hi everybody! I know I’ve been bad this week and practically ignored the blog, so sorry about that and thank you to all of you who emailed me to ask what the heck was going on. 😀 It’s been an unusually heavy week of…

May 7, 2016
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Love letter: Dear truth

Dear truth, How ominous, This single tenet that greets the overwhelmed world. The minor chords that fade into a bitter sweetness. Look, there is so much more that can be said. We marvel at words, we sell them…as much as a word cannot be…

April 24, 2016
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Love letter: dear magic

Dear magic, There is a carpet I have which came from my grandfather’s house. It’s mostly red with green and orange flowers, and looks like a kind of relic from Victorian times. This kind of carpet used to be quite common but now it…

April 23, 2016
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Earth day 2016

Oh what an Earth Day this was. It’s miserable and dreary and raining, AND I got stuck at home while Ira the repairman fixed my oven. But I’m happy to report that everything is well and I can bake once more. It’s my usual…

April 22, 2016
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Love letters: Dear first love, hunger, and future me

Dear first love, hunger, and future me, I heard, That a breeze is caused by the differences in air pressure on some mountain peak a hundred miles away. In the soft evening breeze a raven flew by the cabin, swooped over the pond and…

April 13, 2016
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Love Letters: Dear Younger Me

Dear younger me, The things which I wish to say cannot be said, In part because it has been said, (and often), before, And we know this was as true the first as the second time I said it. It cannot become any truer…

April 8, 2016