Artist Interrupted

Hurricane Ian has interrupted my painting practice. I have painted some, but will wait to share at a more appropriate time. The beautiful Southeastern coast and its people are hurting.

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The Beauty of Fall is Coming

Maybe not quick enough for some, but the beauty of Fall is coming. The colors have already been showing up on my palette. I have begun some studies full of fall colors. I am eager to show them to you.

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Moving Right Along

Big Blue is moving right along. I am sneaking up on the close. All the shapes are in the correct place. Now, I am making connections between each shape.

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Going with the Flow

Plein Air painting is so much fun.  This week’s paintings were painted at Lake Sheila in Saluda, North Carolina.   On that weekend, I painted mountain and sky each morning.  It was fun to see the local residents enjoying the water.  When I got home, I knew a paddle boarder would give just the right amount of interest and scale.  

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A Lovely Luna Moth

An old high school friend sent me a specimen of a beautiful luna moth that had landed for the last time outside her door. What a lovely gift! I have enjoyed painting it on this beautiful copper surface.

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Finding a Happy Ending

With my trip to the coast postponed, I needed to find a happy ending. I decided to work on some paintings that were started in the field but not quite finished. Sometimes they need a little, sometimes they need a lot. So, I look for a happy ending to the paintings.

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So….this happened.

New Jigsaw Puzzle

The Jasper Project is our local arts advocate. Cindi Boiter and her team have created a trusted source of support for the arts here in our community. I am so proud that they included me with this very kind article. I hope you will enjoy it. I’m blushing.

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Back to the Lowcountry

Heading back to the Lowcountry. Never want to stay away too long. Time to get back home. I will be painting the southeastern coast for the next few weeks. Here is a little one. It is only 4×6 inches, but it holds a view of so much more.

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