Monthly Archives: November 2011

Getting ready for the SCBWI New York Conference

I’ve been working on a few new portfolio pieces to get ready for the SCBWI New York Conference. We can display our portfolios for local editors and art directors. This chick is a part of a larger painting for my … Continue reading

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We live in a new electronic world.

                      “Goodnight ipad” by Ann Droid is a parody of “Good Night Moon”. Ann Droid is a pen name which goes nicely with the book title. J. K. Rowling is … Continue reading

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Out My Window

It is amazing what you can observe out your window. These two birds were dancing outside on my deck a few weeks ago. I never know if I’m going to have enough time to run, grab my camera, and get … Continue reading

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Plane Ere Art

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A New Home

“Arrayed Like One of These” is tucked safely into a frame and is hanging in it’s new home. There is a bit of trepidation when you take the finished, commissioned watercolor and present it to it’s new family. You have … Continue reading

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Do Two Rights Make it Wrong?

My friend Becky who does great watercolors, said, “So the American Artist Magazine is having a Self-Portrait Cover Competition. You do people well. You should enter.” She handed me the page she had ripped out of her magazine. So I … Continue reading

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Learning From One of the Greats

I wanted to title this post “Learning From the Masters” but I thought that Osral Allred would not consider himself a master. He demonstrated at the Utah Watercolor Society on Tuesday night. Osral and Carl Purcell taught art classes down … Continue reading

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