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Sadie and the Swim Trophy

This was the portrait that led to my abandoning oil painting and returning to watercolor. Along with the final watercolor portrait of Sadie, the post includes the aborted oil paintings, the drawing, and the reference photo.

Bee, Bird, Butterfly Birthday

I went through quite a process making little birthday paintings for my granddaughters whose birthdays are two years and one week apart. I think of Madeleine as a little butterfly, always happy and …

Undersea Birthday

My first granddaughter, Sadie can swim like a fish, so for her little birthday painting I chose an undersea scene. I’ve always been intrigued by seahorses so it was fun researching, drawing and then painting one.


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