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River Hideaway – charcoal/graphite drawing


“We look for a place that quiets time letting our senses become sharpened to our surroundings – hearing trees rustle, smelling grassy-weeds and seeing a slow-moving river.  We become absorbed in the moment .  .  . ” by Mary River … Continue reading

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Country House


Here is my latest landscape painting, an oil pastel (11×14) of a country house with a canola field in the foreground.    In person the sky is lighter with pastel colors, couldn’t get a decent photograph with my Coolpix – it … Continue reading

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House on the Hill


This house in France is a wonderful piece of property, surrounded by  gardens made up of mostly shrubs and trees.  I thought it would make for a great painting, so I used it as one of the reference images for … Continue reading

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