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Spring clean this week, back to oil painting next week

May 11, 2010

Wow, what a novel concept! Having some time at home to do some spring cleaning. The last few years have been way too chaotic to get at those boxes in the attic so am having a BIG sort out at last. The floor of the attic is just plywood (watch out for splinters on the …

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Thinking Zen thoughts in Harrison Hot Springs

May 4, 2010

Mmmmmmmmm……. Am recharging my batteries (without all those New year’s Eve pals around) after a hellacious month of helping my brother move his RV home. We probably tossed out 60% of his stuff and he still managed to pack 2 RVs full. He’s a hoarder, such a whip smart guy with excellent mechanical skills but …

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New oil paintings

April 17, 2010

Finally got my site updated with my new 2010 work which is in oil paint and gold leaf on canvas. The gold leaf is much easier to work on a nice dry acrylics ground so I learned that I had to put the leaf down at an earlier stage with oils… had to spend an …

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So nice to get fan mail

March 28, 2010

Hi Paula, At the American Tug rendezvous last September I commented on your wonderfully colorful attire and you were kind enough to give me a card announcing a show opening occurring in October. I’ve held on to that card ever since and just now visited your website. What a full, interesting life you’ve lived! The …

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Progress on the green fake Fendi art coat

March 15, 2010

The pattern, the fabric and trims. Playing around with trim and decorative ideas. My little helper, Suzy on some nifty pink fake fur with nice black tips. I’m not sure that I will use this after all but the little chunk I bought will make a fantastic something or other sometime, no doubt. I got …

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Back in the studio 2010

January 9, 2010

Just got back to the studio after taking some time off over Christmas and am just resurrecting this blog which has lain ignored for a year while I focused on other projects. I am hard at work building my artist networking site www.sunshinecoastartists.org and have 83 slides ready for the slideshow I hope to mount …

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