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Monthly Archives: October 2011
Wind-stirred — Poetry Friday
On Wednesday, migrating bluebirds hopped among the last few golden leaves of my sugar maple. This morning autumn was done. The frosty air smelled like snow. The sky was gray. The cold, damp. I thought of hot tea and firing … Continue reading
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Garlic – DPW 10 Minute Challenge
The DPW Challenge was to paint the same subject quickly, multiple times.
Each painting is about 4″ square. With only 10 minutes per painting, I was forced to mix colors quickly and leave things when they were not coming out right.
These are my two favorites. The one on the right, especially, came out looking 3 dimensional.
I added the shadows in the last few seconds and they look awful… have to work on that.
Dying to Read More: Gearbox and Mom review “Dying to Meet You” by Kate and Sarah Klise
Mom: Gearbox and I want to read the 2012 Nutmeg Nominees this year so I picked up “Dying to Meet You” (Book 1 in the “43 Old Cemetery Road” series). I knew it was going to be good read because I … Continue reading
I’ve been avoiding the Daily Paintworks challenges because I am intimidated by the skill level of those who respond to them… but I’ve decided to have a go this week’s challenge since I am struggling to understand composition. Having no … Continue reading
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Getting my sea legs back
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An open letter to October
Dear October, September has just left, and good riddance. In years past, September and I have gotten along quite well — we both like dry, sunny days, walks in the woods, and sunny-yellow buses taking kids with bright backpacks to … Continue reading
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