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A Pig of Many Colors

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A Pig of Many Colors

As you can see, I did not paint this pig with traditional pig colors. I took artistic license with this painting. I chose to paint Milford with beautiful shades of gray, purple, burgundy, rose, pale pink, and black. Each brush stroke was carefully placed, starting with the darkest colors, gradually painting the medium tones, then ending with highlights. These strokes...

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What's Your Favorite?

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What's Your Favorite?

There's something very special about white lilies! These flowers are incredibly beautiful. Once cut and placed in a vase, these beauties last a long time. I love giving lilies. I love receiving lilies. It's the flower that keeps on giving.  It can be a challenge to paint glass especially a vase with stems. It had been awhile since I painted...

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You Don't Need Many Colors

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You Don't Need Many Colors

A few months ago, I went to visit my Mom and her husband in San Diego. It was a wonderful visit. This time I asked if it would be alright to paint during my stay. Mom said yes. (Thank you, Mom!) I brought my favorite brushes and art panels with me. (I like to paint on museum series Gessobord™.) I...

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Dived Deep into the Subject of Giclee Printing

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Dived Deep into the Subject of Giclee Printing

  It's been a labor of love for about a month. I've dived deep into the subject of giclee printing. What did I learn? Why are these prints so beautiful and long lasting? Giclee is pronounced (Zhee-clay). This type of printing began in the 1980's. Giclee printing is a type of inkjet printing. Not every type of inkjet printing is...

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Faith, Hope, Charity

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Faith, Hope, Charity

Faith, Hope, Charity is a miniature oil painting on panel, 7 x 5 x .25 inches. These daisies embody fall's palette of colors: warm green, rust, orange, and gold with dabs of yellow.  Miniature oil paintings are easy to display. You can frame and hang your painting on your wall or display it on your desk or shelf. With a...

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