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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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My Art Area

Two posts ago, I showed the sunny side of our family room. Today’s sketch shows the nook on the other side that leads to the stairs going up to the living room. When I worked, this was my desk for … Continue reading

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Model in a Closet

The Tuesday night Zoom model sat in her closet, surrounded by an abundance of clothing and accessories. The richness of the pose was exciting and I worked to capture as much of it as I could. But the sketch got … Continue reading

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And Around Again

While we are under the Coronavirus stay-at-home order, I have been making small experimental paintings. I began this one by making random marks with gray ink and wax medium on slick Bristol paper. I added the color with gouache and … Continue reading

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She Went for Haughty

Yesterday, our Tuesday night Zoom model dressed in an old fashioned blue gown and held a lace parasol. She told us she was going to do a haughty pose, to go along with the outfit. I think I caught more … Continue reading

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Poinsettia on a Side-table

The poinsettia plant seems to keep its leaves and flowers a long time, a fact I appreciated very much when I went to paint it. I wanted to make an abstract background to contrast with the orderly array of red … Continue reading

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