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Connecticut Fall Leaf, oil pastel


Autumn is a second spring where every leaf is a flower ~ Albert Camus When we arrived at our hotel in Connecticut I opened the car door and there on the ground was this most gorgeous leaf – right there … Continue reading

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The Iris, oil pastel


“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” Benjamin Franklin When I started painting, the medium I choose was oil pastels and I was lucky to have found Wetcanvas.   The online artist … Continue reading

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2016 Yellow Roses, from my garden – photography


Here in North Texas we have had the unfortunate experiencing of Rosette, a virus that has nearly wiped out all our roses.  Fortunately for us, we’ve been lucky to still have a couple of our bushes left.  This year both … Continue reading

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Garden Rose, oil pastel


North Texas gardeners have lost countless rose bushes to a killer disease called Rosette.  Have you heard of it?  There is no known cure and there’s no rose-bush to date that’s resistant to the disease.  Well wouldn’t you know it, … Continue reading

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15 Paintings Challenge – Flowers: Forsythia’s in Winter, #14


I really planned to have this painting finished yesterday, but you know how things go ~ happy to say that #14 is completed.  Forsythias forced to bloom indoors during Winter is a perfect way to brighten up even the coldest … Continue reading

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