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Welcome to my blog. Here I will post my finished paintings along with some comments. Please feel free to add your own comments or questions to the blog.

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Behind the Lights

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 [04:30:21 GMT]

Just before Christmas 2014 I was up in Grand Rapids, MN at the Reif Center. I was watching the rehearsals for the Nut Cracker Fantasy that is put on by the student dancers. This painting is of the dancers off stage listening to the final instructions before the final rehearsal. This is the fir...

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Yellow Grapefruit

Saturday, 21 February 2015 [21:35:41 GMT]

This is a study that I painted at a workshop with Daniel Keys at the Scottsdale Artist School in January 2015. Love the color out of the tube on the grapefruit:)

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Orange Chair Orange Hair

Tuesday, 16 December 2014 [04:19:40 GMT]

This was painted from a photo of a model at the Scottsdale Artist School. I was watching a Demo and we were lucky enough to be able to take photos of her.

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Monday, 15 December 2014 [01:51:38 GMT]

We visited this amazing palace and fortress when I was in Granda, Spain. This was painted from a photo. I only wish I could have painted on location:) This painting is sold.

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Saturday, 13 December 2014 [01:08:52 GMT]

I love today's date, so that is why this is the name for this painting! A small road leading into the woods. The warmth, moisture and clouds of today created a beautiful soft atmosphere. So grateful to be able to enjoy this day in northern, MN.

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The Dress

Tuesday, 09 December 2014 [04:36:21 GMT]

This figure study was painted during the October workshop in Taos, NM. The dress and the model are the one that Sherrie painted and is now in her new book "Then and Now". What made the day perfect was to have Sherrie McGraw as our instructor for the day.

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Black Velvet Dress

Sunday, 07 December 2014 [17:28:48 GMT]

In October of this year I attended a workshop in Taos, New Mexico for a week of intense learning! It was at the Blackstone Ranch with David A Leffel, Sherrie McGraw, Jacqueline Kamin and Gregg Kreutz through the Artist Guild/Bright Light Fine Art. This small painting is on one of the beautiful ...

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