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Yearly Archives: 2013

Enjoy the Journey

I read a Joyce Meyers devotional book every morning. The passage for today was about enjoying each day of your life as a journey. I then started thinking how this pertains to painting. By changing the words a little I came up with a passage about painting. So many of my students concentrate on the…

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This is a painting for the Cattlemen Baron’s Ball. I am donating it to the auction. I am not real happy with it yet. It needs some zing. Also, I am going to change the right green side. It’s too heavy on the right side. It’ll get there. I have to look at it for…

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Here are my prickly pears. I have added several thorns. I am waiting for the dark green to dry before I do anymore. Some of the thorns come out of the green area. Again, this painting is very large. I have a hard time working small. I feel like I am suffocating. Does that make…

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Cattle – getting there

I am getting there on the cattle – A nose, an ear and the fur. Oh my gosh, the fur!!!!! Wow, it is funny when you start painting something and you really don’t notice some of the detail until you start – like all the fur! And you can’t just slop it on there, you…

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Glad to be Home in the Studio

It was so good to get home to my studio yesterday. I had a great time over the holiday but I missed my outlet of creativity – my paintings. I started a new painting last night. The photo of the landscape as shown. I am drawn to skies and agrarian scenes. I have a place…

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Pam Scott – my cousin

Pam was the person who most influenced me to be an artist. She passed away 25 years ago. She was about 8 years older than me. Pam was an incredible artist. She use to give me art lessons while we were at our farm in East Texas. Here is a painting she did of our…

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Prickly pears – slight adjustment:)

I got up early this morning, as I usually do  - around 5:00. I get my French press going with very very strong coffee. Why drink coffee if it isn’t strong? Anyway, I always turn on my studio lights to look at my most recent painting of all my paintings. Got that?  I noticed that…

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