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Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Painting Watercolor Botanicals, Waxwing and Apples


These botanicals are so much fun to paint but I made the mistake of using student grade paper and it buckled a little.

Monday, February 15, 2021

My Neighbor’s Girl in Collage


Sometimes it means a lot to just work on art for art's sake.  To do a portrait because you want to and not because it is a commission or for a book.  I loved working on this portrait of the girl next door.

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Painting Watercolor Botanicals, Chickadees and Grapes


Here is another speed painting in watercolor of a botanical with birds and fruit.  This time little chickadees and grapes.  What fun.  I love the play of the colors: bright yellow next to blues and purples.

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Putting A Collage Background on This Collage Illustration


As I have finished the second Alphabet book and am working on the last edit, I noticed that I have quite a few illustrations for these books that would make fine stand-alone art pieces if I finished the background.  So this one is the illustration I did for Kiigbo Kiigba with a jungle background.  I really like how it turned out.  I think I will enter it in the next art show and see if anyone else likes it.