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Disasters Repurposed ala Picasso

Disasters Repurposed ala Picasso

Two Repurposed Disasters Last week, I had a few more  painting disasters that I repurposed into oh so modest imaginary arrangements on  canvases I did not want to waste. (Thank Goodness for GESSO!)  You see, I over estimated my ability to create paintings from  other...

Sometimes

Sometimes

Let me honest . . . Sometimes the paint just won’t go where I want it to go; I have had  a couple disasters, recently. This is where using smaller canvases can moderate disappointment of seeing an inspiration go kaput. Plus, on a smaller canvas, the  Gesso is easier...

Matisse, A Mistake, and Me

Matisse, A Mistake, and Me

You know I love Matisse.  His work has been a grand and gaudy inspiration, helping me build a pandemic portfolio. I adapted one work to express how I feel about COVID-19.  That happy little goldfish, hopping out of the bowl, has no idea the speed her little life will...

This Isn’t Working!

This Isn’t Working!

This isn’t working I muttered to myself; this  painting is getting worse. Face it: I can’t make the colors or brush work together.  So, acknowledging it just was not working,  I am  giving up, for the second time, on this canvas. Why This Isn’t Working #1            I...

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