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Vultures and daffodils

What a thing I saw driving down the road this week! Spring popping everywhere, daffodils brightly yellow here and there. In the midst of one patch of daffodils were black vultures, doing their oh-so-important work. I had to draw about … Continue reading

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50 5″ x 7″‘s—a show in May at NC Crafts Gallery in Carrboro

My deceased animal-painting-artist friend Alex O’Connor gave me a tub of small canvases before she left. She said she’d be glad knowing they would be filled with beautiful animal paintings one day. So I have this idea: in May I’ll … 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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Open Studios begin…..finally!

I didn’t open in the spring this year (mama Drama). I didn’t open in October as planned (recovering from travels and multiple family health dramas); I asked the mailing service to hold the October mailing. But at last–I will be … Continue reading

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Clay of the Day–tile mural project at Larry’s school

My clay teacher (at the Durham Arts Council, hand-building classes) and friend for lo these many years, Larry Downing, teaches full time at the NC School of the Arts in Durham. A couple of his classes got a big project … Continue reading

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