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DANCE FEVER 2

DANCE FEVER 2 Whenever I get painter’s block (that’s what I call it when my mind hits a snag, and I can’t come up with a subject for my next painting) I revert to what I call fun art. I … 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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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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