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More Gingerbread Christmas Cookies!

Here is the second set of watercolor Christmas gingerbread cookies that I painted this past week: All of the images were painted individually, then I scanned them, cleaned them up in Photoshop and combined them into a single image. Advertisements

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Abstract patterns – Ink and Watercolor

I’ve been spending time thinking about patterns – how can we form good habits, why is the world the way it is and are recent events a repetition of past events?  The world around us is built on patterns and we … Continue reading

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Inspiration and Working

I keep a notepad and pen in my purse so that I can scratch my inspirations down whenever they come up.  Today, I went through all the little notes and the notebooks that I have and typed them into my … Continue reading

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Cat Food and Cereal

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Learning Stumpwork: Wire Shapes

  After finishing the water lily piece I discussed in my last entry, I decided to spend some time learning a new technique.  I’ve watched several YouTube videos on wire shapes and decided that this is what I wanted to … Continue reading

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Commitment to Art and Craft

This past year, I made a commitment to work consistently on watercolor.  I also began attending a sketch club in order to improve my ability to draw people.  There were also some YouTube videos which helped my skills tremendously.  Proko … Continue reading

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Motivation – Craft Days

Inspiration and motivation is a two-headed beast with which artisans constantly struggle.  When art is a hobby, it can take a back-seat to the necessities of living, but sometimes we choose to neglect it in favor of activities we later … Continue reading

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