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Artober 31: Aaaaand DONE!

Woah! I finished my painting and a whole month of arting! For me, that’s quite an accomplishment. I also really like this one. It took me longer than any of the others, but I’ve been working on it in 20-minute spurts….

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Artober 30: So close!

I’m so extra going to finish this painting tomorrow. And ALL of Artober. I’m looking forward to both. Forcing myself to work on something every day makes sit less fun, though I’ve learned lots of new skills over the month….

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Artober 26: Makin’ it count

Because that’s all I’m doing today. I decided on Monday that I NEED a break, so just as Palmer comes home from Dallas, I’m going up to Hot Springs to spend the weekend sans dogs. Yes, I love my dogs,…

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Artober 25: Progress!

Here it is so far. I added a first green wash and some bark and initial darkening on the tree. The purple on that tiny mushroom is just the first wash. It’s a weird color: Daniel Smith’s cobalt violet. That’s…

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Artober 21: Clouds are hard!

Here’s another one way above my level, though I didn’t do as well as I did with the power lines. I’m trying to learn to paint good detailed clouds because there’s a photo I took in Grand Isle a couple…

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Artober 20: Decidedly Not Rurnt!

And I even have a new favorite! This one was really a challenge because of the trees, the super-narrow power lines, and the birds. I’m least happy with the trees, but I’ve definitely made progress! I followed a speed painting…

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