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A Seagull and The Boat – acrylic painting


“Overcome space, and all we have left is Here. Overcome time, and all we have left is Now.”  ― Richard Bach, Jonathan Livingston Seagull A tribute to my friend who passed away from ALS.  A progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects … Continue reading

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A Pair of Puffins – acrylic painting


“In order to see birds it is necessary to become a part of the silence.” ― Robert Lynd A Pair of Puffins, an acrylic painting (8×10) was done on canvas paper using mainly Golden and Liquitex brands.  This piece was … Continue reading

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Seal Pup – acrylic painting


Her eyes, deep sad pools, tugged at my heart and with her tilted head she spoke ~ by Mary Seal Pup, an acrylic painting (9×12), was painted on canvas paper using mainly Liquitex and Golden brand acrylics.  Who would have … Continue reading

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Colorado Atmosphere – acrylic


“One eye sees, the other feels,” by Paul Klee Sometimes when I paint it is both and it’s then that the painting session gives me that endorphin rush that artists seek when they are creating.   It’s like you get this … Continue reading

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Texas Country Path – acrylic painting


Texans wait patiently, they know what’s coming.  From the brown, hardened clay dirt will spring forth a brilliance of color and elegance –  wildflowers of blues, oranges, reds and yellows will wash over the landscape and Spring’s renewal will visit … Continue reading

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Upside Down Sardines – acrylic painting


The whole is more than the sum of its parts ~ by Aristotle In January I was looking to paint a still life that would challenge me technically as an artist, this one gave me just what I had hoped … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day: The Lone Lily – acrylic painting


The Lone Lily – a tribute to my Mother “The flower is worn by many mothers, the Chinese also venerate the day lily as a symbol of filial devotion to one’s mother,”  by Living Art Originals (www.livingartoriginals.com) Please don’t take … Continue reading

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Apple and Containers – acrylic painting


It is absurd to look for perfection, by Camille Pissarro Mr. Pissarro understood, something I need to keep in mind.  Whenever I can’t seem to get the results I expect from a painting, I only need to remember his words.  … Continue reading

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Green Apple on Red – acrylic painting


Apples are the best-of-the-best where fruits are concerned – I grew up with apple orchards all around me and there is nothing like fresh fruit right off the tree.  It’s really hard to resist a good-looking apple.  My all-time favorite … Continue reading

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Dish of Limes – acrylic painting


My time continues to be limited, but every once in a while I am able to paint and have recently completed several pieces.  My dear and amazing blogging friend, Theadora Brack, has encouraged me to post some of the works … Continue reading

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