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YouTube, Copyright and Piracy Concerns

I know some of you use YouTube to share videos of your work, perhaps you’ll be interested in a real life situation that Artist, Paul Taggart finds himself in with YouTube and how piracy has turned his world upside down. Paul … Continue reading

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I’m Hosting the July Monthly Challenge on WetCanvas

Calling all oil pastel lovers, inexperienced and just starting out or experienced with the medium, this one is for you.  I’ll be hosting the July 2014 Monthly Oil Pastel Challenge on Wetcanvas and have just put up the reference images for … Continue reading

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A Call Out to My Blogging Friends

Sometimes I go wandering around in WordPress to see what’s new, blogs that I haven’t visited before, and to get inspired by other bloggers who do extraordinary things in their life, deeds that they do for others, or people who share their talents – … Continue reading

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Back Home and Catching UP

Hope everyone has had a great week!  It will take a while, but over the next week I’ll begin catching up on everyone’s postings – looking forward to it. We just returned from our trip and things are finally getting … Continue reading

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Time Off

I will be on vacation for the next 10 days – going to see my parents and other family, with no access to my computer. Hope you all have a wonderful week – I look forward to reading everyone’s posts … Continue reading

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Gecko’s and Texas Lizards, wonderful treasures

I’ve been offline for a few days and promise to visit your blog posts over the next several days.  Following more than 300 I know I’ll be kept very busy catching up.  Hope you are having a good week! Here … Continue reading

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Flowers, Flowers everywhere ~

Here is a little break from art to show a few of our garden flowers as this years flush is getting started – hope you enjoy.  Please feel free to use any one of these in a painting or drawing.

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I Feel So Painted!

Originally posted on Shy Gemini:
Thank you to Ugo Paradiso, a talented (and super friendly) artist who made this kicking’ painting of my image: I love the owl!  So cute! Ugo is working on a series of musicians and their…

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Water Veil: the drawing process

What follows is the 18-week drawing process for Water Veil in panoramic view created by IrfranView.   My hope is this summary allows you to follow the development of the water scene. Hint:  if you click on one of the panoramic … Continue reading

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To my Blogging Friends –

Sometimes WordPress can be ever so frustrating, today is one of those days.  It’s been several days since I went through my reader – having just spent two hours liking and commenting, many times twice on the same post, I’ve … Continue reading

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