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April 24, 2020
Working on SAQA Auction Quilt from From Edge 2 Edge

I have been working on some smaller pieces lately and decided to make my SAQA auction quilt. I still have a little bit of work I want to do to this but for the most part I am happy with the result. I still have to block it, add a sleeve and a label.

I am thinking I might do just a touch more color work on it to add a bit more contrast in both the background areas and the foreground. I will be darkening some background so the hills are a little more defined. I will consider adding ...

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April 17, 2020
Still Painting After All These Years from From Edge 2 Edge

I decided on a limited color palette for my first official pieces. I wanted something that would read 'Arizona' for a piece I have in mind. I mixed an orange, a deeper red orange and a turquoise blue. I started out lighter and added additional pigment to my mixing cups part way through. Since the paints are in a transparent base the lighter under colors will be overlapped in areas by the darker colors. Since orange and blue are compliments, I have a fourth, greyed color that works well in the piece.
I use several different tools to get my ...

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April 10, 2020
Back in the Painting Saddle Again from From Edge 2 Edge

I cannot tell you how happy I am to be told by my governor that I should shelter in place. That means that I can play and I don't have to listen to that inner nag that tells me 'You have to get all your work and errands done before you can have fun creating art'. Now I can tell her to shut up, I am not allowed outside where other people are.
I haven't worked with my ProChem PROfab paints in a LONG time so I thought that I would do a couple of practice pieces and ...

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