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Happy Birthday to ME

This is, Hands Down, the BEST Birthday Card I have EVER received!! Artist:  Lorna Robertson

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Watercolor Postcards

A couple of Postcards, done in watercolor, to mail to the grandbabies

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Watercolor Christmas Cards 2017

Well, I had another WONDERFUL day in the studio with the ladies……  Lou and Lorna have painted before, but this is only the 3rd time for Gwen, and she knocked it out of the Park!  Everyone created beautiful cards, plus … Continue reading

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Christmas Cards 2016

Another little card, ready to go. When I do Christmas Cards, I ALWAYS do them with watercolors.  No particular reason, other than habit – it just felt like the “right” medium. For some reason, on this one I used Acrylics.  … Continue reading

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Christmas Cards for 2016

Here are my first two for this year Cow –  Not really all that Christmas-y, is it?  The original also had Mistletoe on his collar, but it looked so scratchy that I didn’t add it. Chicken – Is it obvious … Continue reading

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Just a few random pages from my journal

I REALLY want to finish this journal, and have been drawing odds ‘n ends to get the pages done.  Some I love, some, not so much…..          

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Mother’s Day Card

Hand painted card, with attached froggie pin.  I copied this image from Susan Crouch, her stuff is awesome! Yeah, pretty sure this makes me the favorite yet again…..

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Arting With Lorna – Post 9

So, this will be the last post for this trip, but I KNOW that I’ve got many arting trips in my future………….. Mine Lorna’s            

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Arting With Lorna – Post 8

I think this is the most productive I’ve ever been for a 30 day period EVER!  Thanks to Lorna’s Uber-enthusiasm (and our naturally competitive nature) I’ve done 32 entries in my Journal.  Some I love, some – not so much!  … Continue reading

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Arting With Lorna – Post 7

So, this is hilarious….  Lorna told me that I would inspire her to make art every day for the Month of March – Yay, this sounds great, sez I….. However, when Jen and I do this, we definitely try to … Continue reading

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Arting With Lorna – Post 6

In a DESPERATE attempt to catch up to Lorna, I spent about 3 hours doing art, and managed to draw and/or paint 9 pieces (one is still in pencil, and too light to photograph).  God, Lorna is just an Arting … Continue reading

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Arting With Lorna – Post 5

This started out as ME inspiring Lorna to draw/paint more.  Yowza, what a turn-around.  She does 3 or 4 pieces a day, and I’m struggling to do ONE!! My Stuff, some complete, some waiting for color Lorna’s Stuff, again, some … Continue reading

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Arting With Lorna – Post 4

The latest work………. Mine Lorna’s – here she’s practising using very sheer colors              

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Arting With Lorna – Post 3

Lorna’s been working quite independently of me, and man, she is ROCKIN’ it!  She’s using great colors, and taking chances with non-typical color choices for her drawings. Here’s what I’ve done: Added color to a previously drawn frog A REALLY … Continue reading

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Arting With Lorna – Post 2

Still hard at it. We both drew a cactus in our Journals, I haven’t painted mine yet. Lorna has: And she finished her Parrot. I did a ladybug.  It’s quite evil looking, what the what? I added a bit of … Continue reading

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Arting With Lorna – Post One

OK, so how lucky am I?  I have a new partner in crime for drawing (almost) every day! Here’s what Lorna and I created over the past few days – we’ve been busy: Here’s an old one that I inked … Continue reading

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A couple little Journal Pages and a ZombieBird

It’s possible that, eventually, I won’t be able to use my studio, so I never want to regret not using it enough.  I mean, not in the near future, touch wood, but who knows, arthritis, bad eyes, zombie apocalypse – … Continue reading

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Watercolor Christmas Cards

Yay, another fabulous day in the studio.  7 women and Jen and I – it was cosy, but we made it work!  Jen and I both did demos, and walked around providing assistance.  Jen very generously shared her paper and paints and tools, … Continue reading

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Christmas Cards in the Studio

Well, apparently I forgot to post this – cue music!  Mighta been the whiskey, coulda been the gin, coulda been the 3 or  4 six packs, I don’t know……….anywaaaayyy……….. Had the ladies over in October LAST YEAR, and made these … Continue reading

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An Epic Failure…and some other stuff

I’m intrigued by using Under Glazes on pottery pieces before they’re even bisque-fired.  I don’t have a clue, really, how to do it, but none the less, I decided to try it on the triple-vases I’ve been making, and yowza, … Continue reading

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