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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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The story behind Hopeful

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The story behind Hopeful

It had been months since I last painted. I was recovering from shoulder surgery.  I was excited to head out on a long walk early in the morning. The sun was beginning to dawn. I call this time of day "twinkle time." The lighting was extraordinary. As I was walking along the sidewalk something inside me had me turn around...

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Mission Accomplished

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Mission Accomplished

  This painting was inspired by a dream. I saw a woman, a strong soldier. She was taking care of those around her. The scene was foreboding. She was needed. The dream was so real to me that I woke up wanting to paint the woman. This woman has the character to do what is right despite the obstacles. Mission...

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Joy Breaks!

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Joy Breaks!

Joy Breaks! What did you do today? How did you spend your time? Regardless of what happened, when you reflect on the day's events can you see moments of grace? To me this painting of little Franky represents Joy Breaks. One of my favorite prayers to pray for my family and friends is for them to receive joy breaks from...

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Crisscross

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Crisscross

This is a miniature oil painting. Panel size 7"H x 5"W x .25"D - the perfect size for your bedroom, bathroom or office. This piece would look lovely on a table easel. It was painting day. Yeah!! Early that morning I went out to my back garden and spent time under my patio enjoying the morning sunshine. After breakfast I...

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