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The Relief of Zero G with a Dash of Salt
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The Relief of Zero G with a Dash of Salt

I write to you today from the blissful calm of my new Zero Gravity Chair and nestled into my new, neck hugging heating pad here on the back deck. The birds have been chirping mere feet from me and occasionally a Disney rat (chipmunk) pops up over the deck’s edge to stare at me. Here…

Not Even Rembrandt Was Perfect
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Not Even Rembrandt Was Perfect

In 2017 we lucked into an old masters drawing exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery on our trip to London. After seeing the incredible exhibit of Raphael’s drawings at the Ashmolean in Oxford, I was a little giddy at what else I might see. As my eyes adjusted to the dark blue walls and dim…

Happy Soul-stice
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Happy Soul-stice

Let Yourself Bloom It is my most favorite time of year when the mornings are dewy, the days are long, and twilight gently eases into a breezy, star-filled night. I ought to be out there with the lightning bugs, the cicadas, and the fledgling barred owls…but the heat index has been 100+ºF even in the…

Rich Textures
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Rich Textures

Upcoming Online Workshops Click on each image for a short video highlighting these classes Rich Textures Having at least partially satiated my need for color by painting more miniatures in the last couple of years, I notice now that I am increasingly drawn to textures. That might sound like a no brainer for someone who…