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Shawn Christopher Mooney
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Summer in my world.
If you live in or have visited West Hollywood over the past few months and stopped in for a bite at Guisado's on Santa Monica blvd. You no doubt have seen a few of my paintings.  I am the Featured Artist there through December.  I've been there since June s...
Summer in my world.
Summer in my world.
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I found the time to update my blog with a new post. Rush right over and check it out!
What's New, What's Happening.
What's New, What's Happening.
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What's New, What's Happening.
I've been very busy settling into the new place and yet, I still seem to find time to paint.  As always, I'm mainly drawn to faces and primary colors so I'm glad that West Hollywood provides a plethora of faces to paint.  So much so, I've started a new proj...
What's New, What's Happening.
What's New, What's Happening.
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West Hollywood
Me with "A Rebel at a Rave"  36x36  Oil on canvas I recently relocated to West Hollywood and I love it. It does take some adjustments moving to WeHo from Napa.  West Hollywood is NOT Napa. There, someone had to say it.  While I am loving the vibrant and cre...
West Hollywood
West Hollywood
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Painting Rocks in Napa
Painted Rocks So lately I am fascinated by the rock painting phenomenon currently sweeping across the United States.  It started, I believe, with The Kindness Rocks Project and has evolved.  There are "rock clubs" and "rock groups" peppering the nation and ...
Painting Rocks in Napa
Painting Rocks in Napa
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New blog post is up.

Have you ever avoided oil painting because of the clean up process? Me too, but not anymore. Check this out.
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Oil painting CAN mean easy clean up. Seriously!
If you're anything like me when I began painting I avoided oils like the plague. They seemed too complicated to me and the thought of cleaning up with harsh chemicals every time I felt the urge to paint was a little overwhelming.

I stuck with Acrylic and ...
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New post is up.
A Wet Brush Learning Experience
A Wet Brush Learning Experience
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A Wet Brush Learning Experience
I often find myself painting in more than one color at a time and using more than one brush at a time. I always make the same mistake and end up not only mad at myself but spending time correcting a painting that could be better spent. The picture below sho...
A Wet Brush Learning Experience
A Wet Brush Learning Experience
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