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Football and Art? :)

My husband called me to watch a play in a football game on TV. “I want you to see this….it is the perfect tipping drill!” he said. It was!  I appreciated it because I coached football with him for about 6 years. We coached the fre…

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Right Hand?

So, my right hand isn’t responsive…..YET…. but…… my left hand is doing pretty well!I begin my studio time with drawing lines…and circles….and things I have around.Next time, I’ll show you the charcoal drawing I did using the Sofft tools I n…

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I'm back!

I’m back!For those of you that don’t know, I had a stroke October 14, 2010. I wasn’t able to speak for a week, but I am working with a speech coach, and my right side was paralyzed, but I am getting better. I only use a wheel chair when I am going shop…

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Diana For Karin

white & black charcoal pencil on gray Canson paperThis challenge from Karin Jurick’s website Different Strokes From Different Folks, was to paint or draw from a photo of the statue “A Companion of Diana”. I chose to use a gray colored paper which …

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Mona Jones Cordell Studio Visit

Mona’s studio has a lot of space and windows and light. She has some very big canvases and uses big brushes, bold colors, and expressive lines. The big yellow canvas is what she uses to experiment on.Last week I blogged about the Mi Mancherai video of …

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Dynamic Figures

I recently came across the art work of two local artists (Portland, Oregon) Mona Jones Cordell and Martin French who do a beautiful job of drawing and painting the dynamic figure. Here is a link to a wonderful video about Mona’s work: http://var/web/site/public_html.mon…

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Karin's Boots

graphite pencil on paperHere is my latest entry for Karin Jurick”s weekly challenge. She asked us to try something different so I decided to stay away from paint and stick with pencil and paper.Click on image for larger view.

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