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Resting Comfortably, graphite and charcoal


Continuing to challenge myself with still life drawings using graphite and charcoal ~ in this piece it was all about the double tablecloths, in particular the white one. Resting Comfortably, a graphite and charcoal drawing (9×12) was done on Strathmore … Continue reading

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Private Drive, oil pastel


It’s been a few months since I’ve painted a landscape and today it just felt right to get started once again ~ as I watch the rain continue to fall here in TX.  We’ve been blessed with a tremendous amount … Continue reading

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Morning Glory


Autumn is such a wonderful time of the year – the colors, sounds of rustling leaves and for me, that familiar smell and feel of changing weather.  Here in Texas our autumn is taking place now; the leaves aren’t as … Continue reading

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Into the Woods


I love wooded paths and especially if there’s sunlight and shadow.  As an artist, I’m always on the lookout for interesting light patterns within a landscape and all the better if the scene has a path.  It’s then that the … Continue reading

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