Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Face In The Rock

Photos of faces in the rock in Ireland, blog posted by Bernadette Ryan, reminded me of this oil painting I did in the 70s. My post on Berndette Ryan’s blog: Your title caught my eye, as my mother grew up … Continue reading

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Embracing Mid-Century Modern Style

I was born in 1951, and I live in a house built in 1951.  You may recognize this photo from an earlier post about my Fiesta Ware in the corner of my kitchen counter. It has taken me decades to … Continue reading

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Solitude, The Pasture Tree, My Art On Zatista

The livestock graze beneath trees in the pastures, shaping them in to rounded lollipops.  The painting of this lone tree is titled Solitude. Dimensions are 11 inches by 14 inches. Solitude is one of a group of works on canvas … Continue reading

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The Great Northern Freight Agent

This painting is acrylic on canvas, size 24 inches x 36 inches. The wooden grain elevators in the western US and Canada plains are icons of the past.  The Great Northern Railway freight agent was as much an institution as … Continue reading

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My Oil Palette

This is a photo of the old, engraved brass bowl that I use for my oil painting palette.  It has a piece of waxed paper folded inside.  The bowl is so heavy, it has a wonderful solid feeling, staying still … Continue reading

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Pet photographer’s ambitious adoption photos – CBS News Video

Pet photographer’s ambitious adoption photos – CBS News Video. The difference between euthanasia and adoption can be a good photographer.

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“What Font Should I Use?”: Five Principles for Choosing and Using Typefaces – Smashing Magazine

“What Font Should I Use?”: Five Principles for Choosing and Using Typefaces – Smashing Magazine. Read the article.  I don’t have much to add to this, except don’t forget to look at the pictures!

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