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The Valley of Light

May 27, 2016

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This was originally one of my cloud studies…that was a giant “fail”  however, now that I added in some layers of hills and the valley(s) as well, it took on a – next step – feel that I can more easily live with. This is definitely a squinter…too bad about the little lump of paint […]

May 2016 – Garden Update

May 23, 2016

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The hosta is now in bud – the fern is 36″high and their fronds and leaves are kissing.  I planted some impatiens in a couple old cracked pots…after the pots completely disintegrate I’ll use them as drainage bits. Planted 2 Ninebark trees in a pot with some companion impatiens. Praying that the slugs don’t eat […]

April 2016 – Update

May 23, 2016

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A bit better, fern and hosta begin to fill in.

March 2016 – Garden update

May 23, 2016

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Didn’t look like much in March.

a mess ‘o roses

May 22, 2016

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Once begun there was no going back!  The thing turned into a heap of black and red and I couldn’t get out of it so just continued by adding squiggles.  They say  nothing is a waste of time if you learned something…yeah, I can’t paint roses…I need a coffee…now that I see it in a photo, they […]

Cloud Study III

May 21, 2016

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This is probably my final from this set…clouds are beginning to look the way I want them to.  The bottom portion of the painting depicts a tangled mess of random growth on the left and is to represent the wind coming in and lifting and tossing lighter bits to the right – It’s happier when […]

Cloud study II

May 20, 2016

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Well this painting was day 2 of my crawling back onto the grovel and scrape of dipping my brushes again.  Looks tormented right?  Well, it reflects my mood precisely!  Brush was way too small and it really ended up “still in the clouds” with no footing per se.  The colours really an atrocity to the […]