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Winter Silence, acrylic painting

Oh I know, snow scenes already?  Yes, but it’s that time of year to get started painting a series of scenes so there is enough to choose for our Christmas card. Winter Silence, acrylic (7×5) is my first snow painting … Continue reading

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Offline do to a family emergency

Will be offline for a few days because of a family emergency.

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Making My Way Back ~

Sometimes you never know  what life holds ~ Visiting my parents and traveling through Maine was where I last left off with blogging, but life had other plans.  We received word 48 hours before we were to leave that someone … Continue reading

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Blogging Break

I’ll be offline for the next two weeks traveling to see my family and then onto Maine for a little R&R and inspiration. Thank you for taking such an active interest in my blog and art, means a lot ~ … Continue reading

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Celebrating My 3rd WordPress Anniversary

Amazing to think that three years have gone by since I started this blog and hope that several more are in me to least keep it going.  We all know how much energy and time it takes to maintain a … Continue reading

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A Mid-Year Break

Can you believe the year is half-way over?  Where has all the time gone  .  .  .  it flys by and before you know it we’ve forgotten to look around and smell the roses. It feels right to take a … Continue reading

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Ever Feel “Runners High” When You’re Creating?

I originally wrote a post about this topic in January 31, 2013, Ever Feel “Runners High” When You’re Creating? mainly because the subject fascinated me and I was convinced no matter what a persons method of creativity – sculpture, photographer, … Continue reading

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15 Painting Challenge – Flowers: Collage of Paintings

Thank you everyone for your feedback and encouragement along the way – it helped push me forward and continue working the challenge. By far this was my most rewarding project, because of the level of learning – from techniques w/oil … Continue reading

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What is PMP (Paint-My-Photo)? And a new painting: A Windmill, oil pastel

What is PMP (Paint-My-Photo) – it’s really quite simple.  There are lots of great photographers on the internet, and there are many artists of all abilities who would like to paint from a photograph or need a creative boost.  The … Continue reading

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A Special Thank You

A special thank you to all who follow my blog, with much patience I might add, for your generous comments, support and encouragement.  I don’t know where my art will lead, but I do know I’m having a great time … Continue reading

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