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And then I have been sketching

And then I have been sketching, mostly with a Japanese brush pen that still seems awkward. Just keeping things simple, like meditation.    

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Dead flowers – is it a Corona thing?

I don’t have oil paints at home where I’ve been since March 13. I do have gouache, an opaque water soluble paint. A quick visit to my studio a month ago made clear to me that it wasn’t a good … Continue reading

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Other things?

Two images of iconic Boston views that I drew for my own coloring book were selected by Boston City Councilor Matt O’Malley for a #BosKidsatHome coloring book – have fun – http://www.votemattomalley.com/boskids  

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1st time out for Plein Air is always . . . an event?

First time out to paint this spring, trying out a newish easel at my favorite empty industrial park – yes, it’s 2020. Was close to finished and the wind blew everything over and smeared the painting. Nowhere to go but … Continue reading

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