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Jessica Kirby
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Attended Western Illinois University
Lived in Here and there and everywhere
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That's a Good Ground, Charlie Brown
7x10 pastel study If you don't already follow James Gurney's blog you should remedy that right now. Today he wrote about " Priming and Surface Preparation ".  When I first started painting my teacher told me, yellow ochre, always prime and do an under-paint...
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30 Rhymes with Turdy
Dirty 30, Dirty Highway 4x6 oil on panel Went out to paint today and it couldn't have been a better day and place to paint. Too bad my painting turned out like poo. I tried to challenge myself by painting those naked trees again and it turned out awful. Aro...
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I always back their projects because they always deliver. Meaning, yes you actually receive your "perk" (unlike some projects I've backed) and that it's always good. 
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I want to meet this "Susan". 
If you love someone, PROVE IT. Yes, buy a drawing of their face. DO IT. PROVE YOUR DEVOTION!! BE THE #1 FAN YOU CLAIM YOU ARE!!!
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Inexpensive treats for your Valentine and some monkey grass hair. Enjoy! 
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Sunrise, Sunset
The watercolour teacher extraordinaire keeps assuring us that the combination of the different techniques we've been using to make a sunset painting are the hardest types of paintings to do in watercolour so I want to keep practicing them until I can't prac...
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I would have guessed sun rise;-)
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Lean on Me
Still chugging along on the 30 paintings in 30 days and a gillion other things I'm working on at the moment. Back before I got really busy John Preston gave me a bag full of fancy mat board and told me I could use it for pastels. They're the left over parts...
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Smell the Sea, and Feel the Sky
watercolour on Arches 6 1/2 x 6 Let your soul and spirit fly, into the mystic. Some Van Morrison would have hit the spot while trying to paint this one. We painted something similar to this in class this week and to say it was tough would be an understateme...
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Nice!
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Education
  • Western Illinois University
    2000
  • University of Cambridge
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Female
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Jess
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I'm very passionate about many things, which translates into me being pissed off. So be it.
Introduction
I draw things that people will someday hide away in their attic.  
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Botox and silicone free.
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Drawrist/Spy
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  • Part Time Spy
    1977 - present
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Here and there and everywhere