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The Still Life of Beggar

Beggar the Dog is a well loved stuffed toy. He’s been the subject of many a portrait, in addition to being an important part of my painting instructor’s young life.  In painting class we each painted him in 4 poses. … Continue reading

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A Lightbulb Moment

My oil painting learning and practice proceeds.  I’m working on seeing and painting reflective surfaces. “Oh, it’s a lightbulb.”The graphic on the box is the way I wanted to draw it.   The object is so much more complex seeing … Continue reading

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Still Life

Painting a thing makes me see a thing in a very different way. I look at an object and it gets abbreviated, tagged and categorized. Memorable or not?  Familiar or not? Unusual?  Gross? Funny? Painting and drawing realistically forces a … Continue reading

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