Jun 112010
 

Since I won’t be able to paint for the next couple of days, I’m posting this mostly finished companion piece to my Lady Finger Cake. What I need to still do is paint a few of the guard hairs on Pippin’s coat and work on the curtain behind, toning down the color and painting the brocade with more precision.

Reconstructing my life in the wake of my husband’s death has been pretty all consuming. I am trying to get back on track before the Fall Art Tour, but 2010 will just go down on record as my Year of Personal Disaster. I know I have dropped out of sight painting-wise, but hopefully, as more pressing matters are taken care of, I will be able to resurface.

I will be working on a Faux Wood Concrete Bench this summer. Matt’s ashes are to be buried on our land in Eagle River and I am going to make a place to sit down nearby. A friend, Andy, and I have been doing research about how to do it, as we’re novices. Andy knows concrete though. His business is making concrete countertops. I’m excited about learning to do this and will no doubt blog the process.

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Mar 092009
 

We’ve been having a few technical difficulties with our computer, else I would have blogged sooner. I’m posting my completed new pug painting, but have much I want to tell about the workshop I just attended with Jeremy Lipking. Since things seem to be working now, I can hopefully blog about that tonight.Homework, 6×8, Oil on Canvas, Sold

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May 282008
 

The more I looked at my Pug and Bust, the more it seemed as if the pug’s butt was glued to the base of the statue. I had to change it! So here is the new version. The Chinese Characters on the wall actually read, “Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder,” and the pug seems to be begging the question…..Who is the Beholder in this relationship, you or me?

Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder, 6×8 on canvas, Sold

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