Tag Archives: Jackie Parker Park

A Bold Plan! (or Am I Biting Off More Than I Can Chew?)

It seems that in the last several years, the concept of creative types setting a time-limited challenge for themselves to get some work done has become more and more popular.  For writers, the 3-Day Novel Contest and NaNoWriMo come immediately … Continue reading

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“Dear Artists, Think Twice Before Purging Your Work” – A Cautionary Tale

Wishing a Happy New Year and all the best in 2016 to all!  (This is a long post, so I hope you make it to the end, especially if you’re thinking of purging any of your art in preparation for … Continue reading

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ARTIST RECHARGE STATION (we are not Synths-or are we?)

Here’s a different kind of post.   I could post a WIP but this one isn’t about one of my paintings, for a change. I’ve been following, and enjoying, the new BBC TV show (now airing on AMC) “HUMANS” (sorry, … Continue reading

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“Creek in Autumn” soft pastel painting

Jackie Parker Park has been the inspiration for many of my pastel paintings and I expect I will paint many more.  This will be the last one for 2014 and I am really happy with it.

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Back to Jackie Parker Park – pastel painting

A limited palette pastel painting of Mill Creek as it runs through Jackie Parker Park in Millwoods,  done last week.  I hadn’t painted anything since I finished the Newcastle commissions – just over two weeks of not painting!  My break … Continue reading

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