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FAMILY UNITY

FAMILY UNITY  Infants, toddlers, ALL children belong with their parents and should not be used as tools for racist, hateful politicians. We are all children of Mother Earth and we should have no room in our lives for bigotry or … Continue reading

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HARMONY – HAPPY NEW YEAR!

HARMONY– Happy New Year! The paintings of Joan Miro` inspired this abstract painting. I wanted my shapes to play and mingle with one another and to have a party on my canvas where everyone’s invited, no matter If they’re square, … Continue reading

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STRONGER TOGETHER

Stronger Together No matter the shapes or colors of the petals, I wanted my flowers to have a party on my canvas where everyone’s invited. A special thanks to all the talented artists who have written such lovely comments on … Continue reading

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DANCE FEVER

  Dance Fever – Acrylic on wrapped canvas. Whenever I get painter’s block (that’s what I call it when my mind hits a snag and can’t come up with a subject for my next painting) I revert to what I … Continue reading

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Pansies For Rosalina

PANSIES FOR ROSALINA My Mom is no longer with me on this earth, but she is always in my heart. These flowers are for her. I wanted to paint bright bold colors, happy, joyful colors, not pastel, sappy colors.  No … Continue reading

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New Orleans Jazz

New Orleans Jazz I have always enjoyed the paintings of Marc Chagall.  His blend of reality and fantasy  makes his unique work sing.  Like Chagall,  my mind likes to wander outside the walls of reality.  In New Orleans Jazz,  I … Continue reading

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HARMONY

      HARMONY– The paintings of Joan Miro` inspired this 14”x18”acrylic on wrapped canvas abstract painting.   I wanted my shapes to play and mingle with one another and to have a party on my canvas where everyone’s invited, no … Continue reading

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REFLECTION

REFLECTION I have always liked the concept of trying to put myself in someone else’s shoes in order to better understand the basis of their emotions and actions. In this painting I wanted to delineate two abstract profiles that demonstrate … Continue reading

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De-Constructing David

DE-CONSTRUCTING DAVID Occasionally, I like to select a well-known person or image and scale it down to minimal lines, allowing the viewer’s eyes to fill in the gaps.  Michelangelo’s David seemed perfect for this exercise. The original has been sold, … Continue reading

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RIPOSE – 2 – FEMALE NUDE

My inspiration for painting this minimalist Nude stems from the abstract paper cutouts by Matisse and Paul Klee’s suggestion to “Take a line for a walk.” Yes, I know, repose is spelled with an “e,” but spelling the word correctly … Continue reading

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BUDDHA IN BLACK AND WHITE

Buddha In Black And White This black and white calligraphy image of a Buddha is similar to my Red Buddha that I posted several days ago.  I chose to draw my Buddha in this minimalist style to convey the no-frills … Continue reading

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Ripose 1 In Red – Female Nude

Sometimes it’s fun to step away from complicated drawings and just see how few lines are necessary to create a recognizable image that is pleasing to the eye.   Why did I add the red?  Does it have some deep exotic, … Continue reading

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Ripose 1

I have always admired Matisse.  His flurry of primary colors never cease to thrill me.  And I find it exciting that he deliberately flouted the conventional rules of drawing and perspective.  I like the fact that he continued to develop … Continue reading

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Citizens Of Earth

In this painting I wanted to convey my desire for all races to hold dear their individual ethnic backgrounds while embracing every other race, creed, and orientation.  We are all children of our great Mother Earth, and thus, we are … Continue reading

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Red Buddha

I chose to draw my Buddha in this minimalist style to convey the no frills, tranquility of Buddhism.  Although unconnected, the lines are in harmony with each other in the same manner that our seemingly unconnected lives are in harmony … Continue reading

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