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Boo Martin
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It's Been A While ......
I realized this morning that I haven't written since June 25. I had no idea, it had been so long. I've had bronchitis and it made me feel terrible. Then I took medication to cure it and that made me feel worse. It took me weeks to get back to myself and ha...

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Yummy Color
If you follow my blog you know I've been having an issue with my muse going on vacation without my permission.   One of the things I do when my muse is absent is glue. I don't like to throw away pretty pieces of color so they pile up on the side of my work ...

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Is My Muse Returning?
Left:  My muse my have returned.  I finished my page I post yesterday.  I added some shading around the birds and flowers using my blue Stabilo All pencil. It is water soluble so it makes it easy to pull out the color with a water brush.  My final touch was...

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Summer Slump
Summer Slump.  A slump... isn't that what baseball players say they are in when they aren't hitting well?  I think I remember that from when I was a kid and interested in baseball. I seem to be in a slump.  I went almost two weeks without picking up a paint...

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Stencil Play
I worked on a page last week and had paint left over on my pallet. I just can't waste the paint so I stenciled on a blank page in my recycled cookbook journal. I started with a gessoed background.  The green ovals are from a homemade stencil Lori West made ...

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Confession of a Mixed Media Artist
I confess, as a Mixed Media Artist, I tend to see most things in terms of my art. This is especially true when I go to a restaurant that serves food on Deli Paper.   The moment the food arrived on this wonderful black and white checked paper, the ideas star...

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Really "Seeing" instead of just Looking
I've been playing with watercolors.  This is a Stampin Up image.  I stamped on a sample piece of watercolor paper  and used a water brush and a set of Winsor Newton watercolors.   I could tell you everything wrong with the way I painted these but I won't. I...

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Layers Peeking Through
I recently purchased the Dina Wakley class, Paint it Out from Interweave .  This is a great class. I really enjoyed her step by step process.  Dina is great fun as a teacher. I love that she doesn't take things too seriously.  It is so cool when she says, "...
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