Category Archives: Turtles

I finished a Journal!!

OK, I totally get why someone would work sequentially, page by page, in their journal, rather than drawing in ANY journal, on ANY page that they happen to open it to, because I just FINALLY completed all the pages in … Continue reading

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Sooke Juried Fine Arts Show

Well, I just finished submitting some pieces of my art to the Sooke Fine Arts Show.  You are allowed up to three entries, at $15 per entry.  If any of your pieces are accepted for the show, and they sell, … Continue reading

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WOW vs It’s a Keeper But……

It’s a given that you’re not going to knock it out of the park with every painting.  Some of mine definitely make me go WOW, that really worked.  Some of them, however, are good….  not just pretty good, but good…….. … Continue reading

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What’s Goin’ On In the Studio….

Man, I’m finding it hard to get into the studio this month, we’ve got so much stuff going on.  I was starting to get a little freaked out because I only have 20 paintings for the WineFest Art Show, then I … Continue reading

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Turtle 2 – Done

Yowza, another one done.  I am learning so much as I’m doing an image more than once.  On this piece, I had painted the entire turtle “shape”, as opposed to painting within a platelet.  Turns out that this is NOT … Continue reading

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Turtle 1 – Done! Turtle 2 – Begun

Well, I’m calling this one Done! Remember, this was my FIRST attempt at a turtle, and I’m doing the second one just a bit differently, as far as process goes. I find that the outlining is a bit too “busy”, with … Continue reading

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Turtle 1

OK, so the next painting in this series will be a turtle.  I’m doing a practice turtle first, so I took an old canvas that had a lot of texture on it, from a multi-media piece I’d been working on.  … Continue reading

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