Tag Archives: Family

La Jeune Boheme en Vert, a pastel painting

I finished this painting and forgot to post it!  There’s quite a bit of detail in this one because, aside from it being a portrait and wanting the face to be the focal point, the textures were also important to … Continue reading

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What stops you from posting to your art blog?

What stops you from posting from your art blog? That’s a good question, and I’m sure for a lot of artists the number one answer might be “I’m blocked!  I can’t paint!”  and that’s valid.  There are lots of ways … Continue reading

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Barns on Hwy 39

Highway 39, off Calgary Trail (aka Highway 2), is the road I take to visit my daughter and granddaughter on a little farm not far from Buck Lake, near Drayton Valley.

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Portrait of Josephine

Portrait of Josephine.   Soft pastels on Pastel Card, 12″x15″ From a faded old black and white photo of my mother, taken in 1947, when she was 15 years old. On the back of the photo in my mother’s hand, … Continue reading

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