Monthly Archives: January 2018

Glad tidings they bring (magpies)

Some of us have been struggling a bit to get back in our painting grooves after the holidays. (Good to know I wasn’t the only one!) After some unsatisfactory pine-and-panda painting sessions I put the subject aside and poked through … Continue reading

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Pursuit of the perfect panda painting

Growing up I had uncles who loved to tease the heck out of us. Their corny jokes are hard to forget. One I can’t seem to shake is Q: what is black and white and red all over? A: the … Continue reading

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