Monthly Archives: July 2018

To art room, to art room… to paint a fat pig

You may have noticed that not too many general CBP instruction books offer direction on painting the pig—this, despite the pig (or boar) being one of the 12 Chinese zodiac animals. Several of my books offer directions for “popular” zodiac … Continue reading

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My first mum festival

Life is what happens while you’re planning other things—such I learned a long time ago, but every so often seem to need a reminder! Now I was planning to leave behind my studies of painting chrysanthemum, I was intending to … Continue reading

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