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Painting – the struggle continues

July 30, 2017

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I found this wonderful photo of my mom and her two sisters on their farm near Edmonton Alberta in the winter. As you can see here, try as I might, I struggled terribly with her face where it seemed natural for me to begin. This first one shows that I couldn’t paint the sad little […]

Fear – It’s only paper thin.

July 29, 2015

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Fear – it’s only paper thin. If you have been following my post…you will know I have been having a rough time painting lately.  This one I just completed and it depicts facing my fear…the paper with the “failed” painting on it and how I need to come out from behind the fear of my […]

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 […]

Twice Warned

June 29, 2015

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Twice Warned This is pretty obvious I guess, but if it isn’t…I was thinking about the “road of life” and how there are signs and warnings all along the way that we ignore unless they are glittery. The double yellow line represents, don’t go there…really. 8″ x 8″ acrylic on canvas click on image to enlarge

Postereye

June 29, 2015

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Postereye As a graphic designer I am hooked on the posterizing of images. I hoped I could pull it off on something as simple as an eye.  It came out better than I hoped as the brush strokes give it a nice effect adding another aspect, it was more difficult than I thought it would […]