Category Archives: the archives

Enjoying a wander through my visual history

After a big ShowBiz event like Studio Tour, it can be hard to crank up the creativity wheel again. Sometimes, it’s a quiet, watching energy I have, and I look back through sketchbooks or in this case, digital files back … Continue reading

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Discoveries while cleaning for the Studio Tour

I always think I’m all set up for the Studio TourĀ , and then I go to “just” sort out that loose stack of watercolors or make an adjustment to a stack of paintings and boom! chaos returns. Order is a … Continue reading

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Clay of the Day/Permanent Collection–Little Lion

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Old friends

During last weekend’s field trip to Portfolio Art Gallery, I encountered a couple old friends. One is a giraffe painting of mine, a 48″ x 24″ acrylic from 10 years ago or so. The second was a watercolor by one … Continue reading

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Mining the files for card images

I was digging through my stack of cd’s this past week, tracking down works to enter in shows. Most shows and exhibition competitions want work 2 years old and newer. My older work can still get seen, though, through greeting … Continue reading

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