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Winter Light – acrylic painting


“Winter, a lingering season, is a time to gather golden moments, embark upon a sentimental journey, and enjoy every idle hour.”  – by John Boswell John’s words give us many reasons to enjoy the moment of the season, too soon … Continue reading

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Winter Fog – acrylic painting


“Even in winter an isolated patch of snow has a special quality” – Andy Goldsworthy If you look long enough a quiet beauty can be found in freshly fallen snow.  I was drawn to Andy’s quote that seemed to described … Continue reading

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Cottage in the Winter – acrylic painting


“Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire:  it is the time for home.” – by Edith Stillwell Several years ago a wonderful … 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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