Monthly Archives: August 2012

Friday Inspiration: Land, Sky, and Water

I hope you are able to make the most of this holiday weekend. Maybe take some time to go out and explore the land with a long walk in some meadows or a hike along a stream or maybe relaxing by the water’s edge is your idea of paradise Whatever it may be, enjoy. and […]

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Petunias and Apple, 8 x 8 inches

Petunias & Apple Painting this still life was like returning to visit an old friend I had missed so very much because the hustle and bustle of life had kept me away. Then once in the presence of this dear friend, I wanted to soak up every nuance and lilt of the voice. I did […]

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Friday Inspiration: A Summer Walk

{Hamilton Hamilton (American artist, 1847–1928) A Summer Day Picking Flowers} Do you love the end of summer? When the flowers sing out their last hurrah by generously blooming and the birds and squirrels caper about. This weekend if you get a chance, walk out into the sunshine. Breathe in the fresh air spiced with the […]

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Daisy {a new floral painting}

Daisy {7″ x 5″ (17.8 x 12.7 cm) – oil on linen panel} In a Private Collection Hello, Have you ever seen the movie the Girl with the Pearl Earring? While working on this painting, I kept thinking of the scene where Vermeer asks Griet what color are the clouds. At first she responds “white”, […]

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Still running behind…

Hello, Many thanks to all the supportive comments and emails I received last week. Naomi is on the mend, and so am I. Today marks the first day back to our usual schedule. And I now hope to catch up some on the backlog of tasks that began piling up… Alas, because last week was […]

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