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Foraging today! 

Walking along the bayou side I decided to check the Japan plum trees for fruit.  I was very disappointed to only find 6 plums they are usually loaded with fruit.  To my amazement I found blackberries!  Loads of them but, … Continue reading

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One of my favorite blogs!

Hi friends! Please join me for a fun painting tutorial today at 12:30pm Eastern Time on YouTube!12:30pm Eastern Time on YouTube! We will be painting this. Here is a traceable pattern. Here is the reference photo: You can watch the … Continue reading

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https://thefrugalcrafter.wordpress.com/2017/04/05/pen-ink-and-watercolor-daffodil-tutorial-you-can-paint-this/

I just love her tutorials!

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Wild horses

This is my idea of learning to paint horses.  Started with water soluble Lukas Berlin.  I didn’t find these paints colors were intense enough,  they were great for blocking in.  Layered with Richelson oil paints and M Grahmn with a … Continue reading

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Grand children!  A special kind of love!

This an oil painting of the grandchildren on the beach.  I love seeing them happy, playing and enjoying there youth.  It brings back memories of vacations with my siblings, parent & children.  Happy times of the past with memories I … Continue reading

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Solitude

I had the most peaceful relaxing weekend.  We camped at a little state park called Lake Lincoln in a small town in Wesson, Mississippi.  Lovely view of the lake.  The fish weren’t biting but the park was beautiful.   We … Continue reading

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Work in progress

I decided I would try to paint a human.  My granddaughter to be exact.  I have never had a lesson on portraits so I’m pulling out books and reading.  Hands are difficult is what the book says.  Yes the book … Continue reading

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Banana nut! 

Interpretative painting done for my sister as requested for her kitchen.  I like the way the banana turned out but I need to practice on walnuts.  

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Louisiana Flooding

Not much coverage on the news but about 1/3 of Louisiana is underwater!  Baton Rouge the state capital, Lafayette, Deridder, & many more towns.  I heard today about 140000 homes are damaged from flood waters.  The water isn’t receding.  I’m … Continue reading

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Paint Basket lesson

Dale Rowney water soluble oils sponsored this free lesson with paint basket.  I used Lukas Berlin water soluble oils.  This was the wet on wet technique.  I had paint all over,  me, the computer, I made a big mess.  This … Continue reading

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