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Sassafras Leaf

  This was one of the most enjoyable paintings I have done in a while. Each layer was a delicious, lovely, earthy color that captured a beautiful autumn afternoon in the woods! Autumn is my favorite time of year and … Continue reading

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Antithetical Exercises

Recently, I was challenged to be more raw with my style and also portray “not pretty”.  Apparently, the world and life are not all colorful butterflies. So I started this, a skull in black monotone, as the antithesis.  Not my … Continue reading

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Dried Paint In the Tube

I strongly prefer to buy watercolor paint in tubes, and I am picky enough about color that I only buy what experience has taught me are the best quality pigments. Sometimes, the tube dries before it is fully used and … Continue reading

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