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Lorri Davis
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Portraits
I took an excellent portrait workshop from Chris Stubbs, an artist from Oregon.  If you are looking for someone to study portraiture with I would highly recommend her.  She is organized, efficient, loaded with information, and a patient instructor.  Really ...

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What Does it Take to create a good painting? Some days it takes more than others!  Just thought I would share this pile of discards as these are what it took to paint the successful image.  Sometimes the paintings just flow off the brush, other days it is a...

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I just took a workshop with Bev Jozwiak at Kanuga Watermedia Workshops.  These are a few of the paintings I did there. Bev paints on hot press paper, which I had not really tried before.  Needless to say I learned a lot!  Using her techniques with thicker p...

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Inspiration, then creation
Every time I walked past this room I was so interested in the sunlight and shadows created by the blinds.  Just looking at the photo doesn't convey that much interest or the feeling of warmth, but I really wanted to paint it.  So after considering how to pa...

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Working with Gouache
I had purchased several tubes of gouache paint for a workshop several years ago and never used them.  At a location I had gone to paint one morning there was mist coming off of the water so I though I would try them to see if I could get that misty feeling....

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Another Beauty
The quilt pictured in the top photo is finally finished!  This is one of my favorite quilts that I have made.  The patchwork blocks make hearts, and halfway down the quilt they reverse direction.  I quilted a butterfly border.  Using scraps of the fabric in...

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Not A Painting, but still a work of art
This past year I have had knee replacement surgery, foot surgery, and stress fractures which have  left me unable to climb stairs or stand for any length of time.  Since I need to deal with a flight of stairs to get into my studio, and I stand to paint, I h...

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Ohio Watercolor Society Exhibit
  This painting of mine has been selected to be in the Ohio Watercolor Exhibit for 2015.  The show opens September 18 and closes October 24,2015.  It is being held at the Middletown Fine Art Center, Middletown, Ohio.   This painting was painted on gesso tre...

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Michigan Watercolor Society
I was fortunate to have this painting selected for the Michigan Watercolor Society Exhibition.  The show opened May 17th and runs through July 18th.  It is being held at the Janice Charach Gallery, Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit, 6600 West ...
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