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lynn ponto-peterson
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Here is my newest painting. Another in the Paradise Lost theme. Alas, I have too many ideas in my head and am too slow a painter.  From a vintage copy of Utopia I decided on this composition instead. I wanted to use this old Victorian copy of Paradise Lost ...

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Paradise Lost
What inspires a painting? In my case it is usually an old bit of antiquity. A pretty bottle that reflects the light, a hand made piece of 19th century lace or in the case of my newest painting an absolutely gorgeous 1800's copy of "Paradise Lost". This smal...

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This is my new miniature gouache entitled "Old Jug & Antique Lace" 4" x 4.5" It is the first in a series that explores my love of old textiles. This painting was sold before the opening along with two other of my miniature works at the Seaside Gallery's Int...

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I am back from my week long trip to Charleston, SC. As usual I fall more in love with this city with each visit. My three day gallery tour was amazing and I met so many wonderful artists and gallery owners. One day was just spent exploring the city. My moth...

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I finished this miniature gouache today. I am naming it "Peace". There is a cool story behind this painting. I live near a very large cattle ranch and I noticed a new calf was born as I drove my son to school in the morning one spring day last year. He was ...

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Instead of cluttering up my website with work in progress I think I will post all my new paintings in progress and as they are completed and ones offered for sale on my blog. Please e-mail me if you are a collector and this does not work as well for you. I'...

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Leaving for Charleston, SC in two weeks!!! Can not wait!

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Gallery One Masterworks in Miniature show o pened last night. It will be a great show! http://galleryone.com/
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