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I missed last year’s CCI*** (that’s the second-highest level of world class 3-day eventing) but the impressive entrance to Richland Park’s seemingly endless grounds looks about the same as this pic on my last vendor visit in 2015. Just substitute … Continue reading
First things first! Red dots rule! This one sold before the Art Stroll even officially started on Thursday afternoon. Nothing beats an auspicious beginning… The event featured art works in stores all along Dowagiac’s main street, known as Front Street. … Continue reading
I like to keep my Aquabord™ titles to only one word–don’t ask why, just some arbitrary decision I made years ago–which is how this one came to be titled “Joy”. I finished it over a month ago but it was … Continue reading
In one extremely efficient afternoon ten large Sky Pads and three Echo Park paintings were taken down and somehow squished into the bed of my truck. I didn’t remember how I had loaded them up in the first place (it had … Continue reading
I got the word that it would be extremely unlikely that the “hidden for now” painting would be seen on my blog before it was delivered to its intended recipient. The plan is to present this to the owner of … Continue reading
I’m starting a new Aquabord™ commission as a surprise Christmas present. Will have to check with the client to gauge possibility of early discovery if I post it. It’s an unusual one for me, as my Aquabords have all been … Continue reading
OK enough with the puns already. I just love this piece! The watercolor in the eye and the ink on the rest of the image just reinforce one another and make my own eye bounce back and forth in a … Continue reading
Here’s the horse’s eye I mentioned in my last post. It’s going well now after a somewhat dubious start–the photo my client sent me from Facebook wouldn’t open in Photoshop. Photoshop sent me some silly message to the effect that … Continue reading
This is Ben, another of a long line of horses who are no longer with us. The photo reference for this painting was taken the day before he died, and his owner loved the way the camera flare looked like … Continue reading
Man, I just love these Photoshop alternative versions. Every time I do one I discover a new way to disguise something. Lucky me!