Monthly Archives: April 2011

Leaning Trees

Looking to the opposite side of the lower park picnic area offers a view of a steep incline covered with trees.  This is the subject for today’s watercolor painting. The winter months take a toll on these trees and soon … Continue reading

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Lower Park Trees

We are lucky to live within walking distance to a state park.  The park and our property are separated by a parcel of land owned by a local businessman.  We are hoping the lack of city water in the area … Continue reading

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Textures with Canopy

The last two collages used some watercolor technique demonstrations that were either done by me, my husband or one of my students.  I found the textures and color harmonies interesting and saved them in my collage scrap pile.  Orange, violet … Continue reading

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Artichoke Collage

A recent trip to my favorite boutique, The Salvation Army Family Store,  found me flipping through the stationery racks.  Although I already have an abundance of note cards,  some flora and fauna postcards caught my attention.  I knew they would … Continue reading

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Boat Tour up the Lake

It took us over three years to finally take a boat tour of the lake.  The  tour leaves from the Farmer’s Market and works its way north on the lake to the half way point.  My very special friend was … Continue reading

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Nesting Bull Basket

When we purchased our retirement home the previous owner asked us if we objected to her leaving furniture, kitchen items, garage items, etc.  Since we weren’t moving right into the house and planned to renovate and visit, it seemed like … Continue reading

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Fruity Boogie-Woogie

Every day I stare at the pumpkin on the kitchen counter and wonder if I will cook it before it decides to rot.  This pumpkin was purchased before Thanksgiving, a mere five months ago.  Why is this pumpkin still holding … Continue reading

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