Monthly Archives: February 2021

What Does She See?

This week’s Tuesday Zoom model wore a beautiful red polka-dotted dress. She sat on the couch in her living room, holding a pillow and looking off into the distance. Her red hair, red dress, and rosy complexion were lovely. Her … Continue reading

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Not Quite Our Game Area

Sometimes the unplanned happens when I paint. I wanted to show the corner of our living room that is overflowing with boxes of games. I liked the way it looked through a bouquet of spring flowers. But I did not … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Model Seemed So Sad

Tuesday’s Zoom model sat on the floor and leaned her head against wall. She seemed dejected and I wondered what the story was and hoped she would be OK. At the end of the evening, I put the painting up … Continue reading

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The Sitting Area

Our house sits on a steep lot and has three levels. The kitchen, dining and sitting areas all share the middle section. This view shows the sitting area from the dinner table on a sunny winter afternoon. The challenge with … Continue reading

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Goulash Coming Soon

I was sketching different views of our kitchen, trying out various views for my series portraying the rooms in our home. Did I want one with the view looking out on the patio? Or maybe one focusing on the odds … Continue reading

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Table for Two

A dining room table, by design, is a device that is all about good times. Dinners with family, birthday celebrations, holiday feasts, Friday night with friends, and game nights. It is the place where it all happens, except, of course, … Continue reading

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Man with a Boutonniere

Our model for the Fresno Tuesday night sketching group posed in a cream jacket with a white feather boutonnière. With his bare feet, he looked like a tired out partygoer, and I was eager to convey it all in a … Continue reading

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