Monthly Archives: July 2011

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Painting, gardening and preparing for the Yolo County Fair Art Show is interfering with regular updates to DaneArt!  But a nice backlog of art is piling up for future posts.  This is the portrait I painted in acrylics during my … Continue reading

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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Here’s my plein aire painting I did last Wednesday when the Paint Out Group gathered at my place.  I am SO glad I finally finished it.  I struggled with it for days, even resorting to “Mr. Clean” at one point. … Continue reading

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Monday, July 25, 2011

This is the time of year that I can just walk out my front door and find something to paint within a hundred yard of my house! I can see these 3 silos from my side yard.  They were used … Continue reading

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Thursday, July 21, 2011

Yesterday my Paint-Out group came over to paint so I didn’t have a chance to post. As of today, I still am longing for those flavorful vine ripe tomatoes we get every summer … that are still green unfortunately.  I’ll … Continue reading

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Tuesday, July 19, 2011

The weather is finally going to warm up out here in “sunny” California.  That’s good for the tomatoes.  I don’t consider that it is officially Summer until I see my 1st tomato truck hauling huge loads of tomatoes to the … Continue reading

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Monday, July 18, 2011

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Saturday, July 16, 2011

  (Click here to buy:) I think a cat food can is silly enough to qualify for a Saturday post! I painted this one in oils. You can compare it with another cat food can I painted in acrylic and … Continue reading

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Friday, July 15, 2011

I’m spending this morning with David Lobenberg learning to create portraits in acrylic. His are awesome and I love capturing personalities with my paintbrush.  I’m sure to learn something, even if its just that I have a lot more to … Continue reading

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Thursday, July 14, 2011

I’m very fond of this painting of my little French Hen.  She’s the perfect post for today – Bastille Day!

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Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Monday’s post of “Sally’s Squash” got me thinking about some of the other paintings I’ve done of produce – always a fun theme.  I love this red bowl of sugar peas – the colors really jump!

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