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Karin Jurick

Daisy, Studio Tip, Stroke Update

Daisy, Green Vase6″x 6″, Framedoil on gessoboardStudio Tip:I like to paint on panels and boards, and my friend, Doug, built a storage system to hold them. Now…. I needed to come up with a way to hold/support them on my easel. There is a “li…

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Shadows and Saturation

8″x 10″acrylic on masoniteOne of the fun things about the current image from Karin Jurick’s DSFDF challenge, was all of the red I found in the figures after enhancing the saturation in photoshop. Playing with the saturation and hue in photoshop has hel…

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Different View

Karin’s original reference photo5″x 7″acrylic on masoniteThere were two things that I particularly appreciated about the current painting challenge from Karin Jurick’s DSFDF. First of all, the reference photo provided a new subject matter with a multi…

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Challenging Cupcakes

Karin’s reference photoOkay, so Karin Jurick posted a photo of colorful cupcakes to paint for the current Different Strokes for Different Folks Challenge. I thought, “How fun! This should be easy.” Not so! It was hard. But I loved it!What I loved about…

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No Way!!!

San Francisco Street8″x 10″acrylic on masoniteI just spent the last four hours frantically(?) trying to start and finish my painting for submission to Karin Jurick’s DSFDF challenge by 3:00pm PST. I didn’t get it submitted until 3:30, was sure it was t…

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Taking A Break

8″x 10″acrylic on masoniteThis is the current entry for Karin Jurick’s Different Strokes From Different Folks Blog. What I enjoy about painting people is having the time to contemplate and consider who they are and what they’re doing instead of just p…

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Rest From Row

8″x 16″acrylic on canvas I am continually surprised by the Different Strokes From Different Folks challenges. A subject that seems simple can be hard and one that seems hard is often easy and enjoyable! I thought this would be a bit boring and was conc…

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Summer Veggies

5″x 7″acrylic masoniteThis colorful arrangement of summer vegetables was the current image for Karin Jurick’s Different Strokes From Different Folks .Click image for larger view.

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A Colorless Challenge

This challenge from Karin Jurick’s Different Strokes From Different Folks blog was tough for me! As you can see, the reference photo is colorless…..thus the challenge. Make up the color! How hard can that be? It’s farmland and sky! Ahhh, but there ar…

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Madison Ave., New York City

8″ x 10″acrylic on masoniteA photo of cabs at the corner of 39th and Madison Ave. was the subject for Karin Jurick’s Different Strokes From Different Folks challenge. I had a great time with this!I have been learning a lot about seeing color by taking …

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