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Art Diaries: Round Two

Hey, remember when I used to paint? And post stuff? There hasn’t been a lot of that lately… We had an unusually busy summer. It was a whole lot of fun, but tiring and somehow there just never seemed to … Continue reading

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End of an Era

A Year Ago Today Oct 31st of 2016 we lost Zappa. I felt like I wanted to write a post in Zappa’s memory, as I did for Frank, but somehow I could never quite do it.  This post was sitting … Continue reading

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Isobel: New Cat in the Garden

I still miss my Frank and my Zappa. This past Tuesday was one year without Frank. I couldn’t help but feel some sadness. I have a feeling I will miss those guys for the rest of my life. It’s been … Continue reading

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Art Diaries: Catching Up

I’ve been in a bit of a lull. Things were so busy for a while. I had a chest cold and cough that did not want to go away. I was so tired! So there hasn’t been much since I … Continue reading

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Sunday Painters #6: En Plein Air

Last day of painting class. As busy as things have been lately, I know it will be a good thing to have my Sunday afternoons free again, but I think I am going to miss this! It feels good to … Continue reading

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Art Diaries: Blue Skies and Clouds

I have been staring at the sky, fascinated with clouds since last Sunday’s painting class. It doesn’t hurt that the weather finally took a turn for the better  and we’ve had some lovely warm and clear days. And, finally, a … Continue reading

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Sunday Painters #5: Clouds

Today was all about the sky. At the start of our class, we all went outside and looked up; at the colour blue that is intense higher up, but fades lighter toward the horizon, and at the clouds which are … Continue reading

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Sunday Painters #4

Life has been busy, I have been somewhat exhausted, so I haven’t kept up with posting as I intended. Only 2 classes left, so I wanted to give a little update now. This would have been the thing to mention … Continue reading

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Sunday Painters #1

I’ve been having fun playing around with my paints, but there are a couple of things that I know would help me to do more: Improving my drawing skills Colour theory Those things are not the whole of what there … Continue reading

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Art Diaries: Hummingbirds!

Ah ha ha! I have no idea what I’m doing! But I’m having fun and that’s the most important thing? Right? As much as I enjoy painting once I get going, it’s always hard to get started. Figuring out what … Continue reading

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