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Sunflowers; Crazed with the love of light

How did it get to be August so quickly? My summer feels like it has passed very quickly, almost a blur at times. The last three months have brought on a lot of change for my view from 1502. Most times I feel like I am still catching my breath, and hang on while my life clicks along, like … Continue reading Sunflowers; Crazed with the love of light

Its A Series, Right…?

If there are at least two and one more in progress, then, it is a series, right??I am creating these images in the Autodesk Sketchbook App on my iPad Pro, using my apple pencil. I am very pleased with the ease of use and features of this program. The floral designs are very different from my usual style … Continue reading Its A Series, Right…?

Bloom and Grow…

Happy Friday!(I think I am addicted to my Apple Pencil and not quite sure whether to ask for help or celebrate the fact. :)Before we moved, one of my job responsibilities was to submit a weekly report to the boss.  He had just taken office in January and used this exercise as a tool to learn … Continue reading Bloom and Grow…

Go slowly and introduce yourself…

The views from where I sit nowadays are continually evolving. Another box or two disappears and in their place more of our life emerges. ...."Go slowly through the house. Be polite, introduce yourself so it can introduce itself to you.” - Frances Mayer, Under the Tuscan SunYou may find a way to bend the rules or try to force … Continue reading Go slowly and introduce yourself…

The Point Where Hypothesis and Fact Meet

Back on August the ninth, I posted a photo of a WIP (along with the Rooster update) This is the finished piece. Honestly, I thought I would be farther along with this body of work than I am by this time of the year. Oh well.18 x 24 inch pre-stretched canvasUntitledwatercolor & InkOne of my daughters … Continue reading The Point Where Hypothesis and Fact Meet

I HATE trying to come up with a witty opening line to begin blogging...it feels like Charlie Brown, after Lucy has snapped the ball away from him yet again. UGHOn matters of art: Honestly, there are not a lot. I have not been painting any the last couple of weeks. Previously, the delay was waiting for … Continue reading