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46 – Go figure: figure drawing recommendation

June 19, 2020

This is my go-to for figure drawing reference. The simplified human anatomy, along with details of expression, age, clothing, gender differences are…

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33 – Self-portrait perspective

May 12, 2020

Yes, this is a self-portrait – from 1979! (Don’t ya just love those big eyeglasses?) It’s a first attempt at etching. We…

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8 – A book about color

March 16, 2020

When I’m not thinking about my studio projects, then I’m reading about art. Especially when contemplating new work, I’m constantly on the…

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5 – Waiting for ideas to float by

March 9, 2020

“Adrift’ was my last quilt. It was unplanned. I missed being absorbed by an all consuming project, but nothing was grabbing my…

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1 – Find out what I’m thinking

March 1, 2020

Art Work … there’s a lot of that required to make an artwork. Follow my latest project as I bring it from…

photo of studio set up for air-brushing
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13 – When Pig(ment)s Fly

May 13, 2019

I protect my work area from overspray. Lots of newsprint pinned up around the general area as it is surprising how much…

Tracing Vellum used for air-brush masking
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12 – What Masks Are Made Of

May 12, 2019

To work on the dragons, I’ll need to protect what I’ve already done. I need to make some small areas of color,…

bottles of fabric paint and ink
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8 – Inks Or Paint?

May 8, 2019

Dabbling with different supplies is part of the fun of being an artist, but I really have to restrain myself in an…