Monthly Archives: May 2010

An Artist’s Work is Never Done!

Here is the latest on the paintings.  I know I said I was done, but upon having Connie over to look at the paintings of her boys, it became apparent to us that they were lacking something.  As originally agreed, … Continue reading

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The End is Here!

The paintings are done and here they are: It always feels great to finish a painting…or three!  I enjoyed painting Matt, Mitch, and Josh very much.  These boys have been good friends of my husband nearly all his life.  They … Continue reading

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Listen to the Music…or don’t.

A professor of mine used to discourage his students from listening to music while we were drawing.  He said that people are afraid to be alone, and that’s one of the reasons that we listen to music.  I think he … Continue reading

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Josh, Your Face Makes Me Angry!

I stepped into my studio this morning to check out my paintings.  I do this from time to time hoping for an objective look at my paintings.  What I saw did not please me at all.  Next to Mitch and … Continue reading

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Eye Lights

I have observed that in my portraiture, putting reflections in people’s eyes makes a vital difference.  A person can go from dead to alive with a few teeny brush strokes.  Here is my progress for today.  I also started to … Continue reading

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Progress

Finally some encouragement! I’ve been praying like crazy that my painter’s block would end.  Although the painting of Mitch (the painting always shown in the middle) is still on the rocks, I was able to make real progress on the … Continue reading

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