March 2016 – Garden update

May 23, 2016

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Didn’t look like much in March.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Third Fence Post From the Left

May 19, 2016

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Enlarge by clicking on the pic. Setting up my painting station was quite a feat, transferring supplies and so forth from one room to the next…trouble is, it was all in my head, this antipathy and angst…once done it was fine and I was able to set to painting after nearly a year, I need […]

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Where did I bury those bulbs?

October 6, 2015

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Well, this crusty little sketch should do the trick.  Evannia gave me a little folder with photos of the plants and their information so I’ll plunk it in there. Next spring, I will hopefully realize some growth (the plants, not me) This week I am off work so have a bit of time to think […]

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