Monthly Archives: August 2014

The Happy Buddha: painting joy

My interest in figure painting led me to browse a book which appeared to be dedicated to a Buddha figure. The book had pages featuring different hand and feet positions, different facial expressions (all variations of cheerful), and numerous simple … Continue reading

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My Great Green Paper Caper

A dedicated fabric and yarn stasher should never open a single drawer in the fancy paper section of an art store. But I did, and I couldn’t resist taking home a few samples. Just to see how they performed as … Continue reading

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