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Group Gesture

For a short time today, I drew by the river. On the riverbank, about one hundred Canada Geese forged for food in the grass. The geese made poor models, moving every few seconds. It was cold, too. Each time a small … Continue reading

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Something More

Printmaking can be tedious. There are many steps,  but it is so darned satisfying to lift the paper off of the plate to see the final outcome. The print is a surprise each time. I can pull twenty prints in a row, and experience twenty surprises. This amazes me. … Continue reading

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By Design

“Linden Tree Seeds and Wind”, by Jacqueline Perry, linocut print, 2012 From A Field Guide to Nature as Spiritual Practice, Steven Chase invites the reader to find a small object in nature and take it home as a form of … Continue reading

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Anna Feeding a Doe

My grandmother, Anna London, made many paintings in her life. She liked to paint local landscapes or copy scenes from cards or calendars. If she sold a painting at the county fair for more than $75,  she would call it her “bread … Continue reading

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Muddy Places

I was at Swanie Slough early this morning to see if I could capture some pictures of turtles. Yesterday, I noticed the sign posted near the slough telling visitors to be aware of the Turtle Study taking place through June. … Continue reading

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