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That darn cat!

September 17, 2017

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Ode to Pepi Pepi was my sister’s cat Large and beautiful That was that. When he died me sister said, Will you paint him for my wall? Me, Of course no trouble at all!  Until standing,  brush in hand I then realised my limitations What should I do? Where shall I start? This beautiful cat […]

Little Ivy

August 7, 2017

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...keeping in mind no one smiled in photos until after WWII...

Final stab at this one…onward ho!

August 6, 2017

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Well this is the final one, sheesh…so funny how each one changes a bit or even a lot! Not sure what I was trying to prove. Thinking that it’s a lot like the time I tried to make bread for the first time…how many loaves hit the bottom of the waste can with an heavy […]

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

May 20, 2016

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I should name these by number as I am making a number of cloud studies…This one, freshly baked this morning.  I often paint first thing in the day when I am fresh from a good nights dreaming. Today, I wanted to make the clouds more chunky and solid looking…I felt that the reference to the iceberg […]

Zebra Mouth

June 29, 2015

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Zebra Mouth• I guess you will find this painting a bit odd, not to me though.  It represents the phenom of self mutilation for “beauty”.  Plump up your lips, even though your face is covered in lines…I don’t know, would a zebra do this?  This painting has been accepted into a new home. 12″ x 12″ acrylic […]