Tag Archives: Millwoods

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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“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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“Stiltwalkers at the Faire”

Last summer we attended an outdoor showing of The Princess Bride at Sir Winston Churchill Square downtown.  (Love that film!)   We arrived downtown with our camp chairs at 7:00 p.m., and good thing we got there so early because … Continue reading

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Blooming Lilies Pastel Paintings

__________________________________________________________________________________________________ I decided to try painting something I don’t think I’ve tried before with pastels – flowers. Two tiny, quick pastel paintings “Blooming on the Back Fence 1 and 2” from photos of lilies we had before that corner was … Continue reading

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