Category Archives: Art

Holiday Shows

If anyone is looking for some original art to give this Christmas, I will have some paintings at a couple of Galleries. “Highway 89” and a couple of other water colors will be at Art Access 230 South 500 West … Continue reading

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Inktober Day #3

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To Puppet or Not to Puppet

Sometimes when you are doing one thing, you get thrown something else that sends you off on a new adventure or project. This happened to me when I was presenting at the WIFYR, Writing and Illustrating for Young Readers Conference … Continue reading

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Plein Air Painting vs The Bus

I recently went down to Scottsdale, Arizona to the Western Federation of Watercolors Societies Show where I received signature status.         This is the fine group of ladies from Utah that made the trip down to Scottsdale … Continue reading

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Color on the Wall

                    The boys watched intently for one and a half minutes as I opened the jars of paint. Rule # 1 separate the boys and their blankets from the paint. If … Continue reading

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The Tomie de Paola SCBWI Award Details are Here.

Check out the details for the Award. Read them carefully. This might be a good opportunity for you illustrators. Tomie dePaola Award – SCBWI http://www.scbwi.org Over the past few years, the picture book seems to be geared more towards the … Continue reading

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The Utah Watercolor Society

I told my watercolor class that I would let them know about the Utah Watercolor Society Meeting tonight. Luckily I got a call from someone reminding me that it was tonight. Robert Burridge will be presenting tonight October 1st 7p.m. … Continue reading

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An Advantage of the Visual

  In conversation with my family, I said, “I am never bored.” My son couldn’t believe it. No! That can’t be true. But I think it is true. There is always something to be creating, or another idea to be … Continue reading

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Iteration

Iteration “a procedure in which repetition of a sequence of operations yields results successively closer to a desired result.” Merriam Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary If I would have known about iteration when I was struggling over story problems in elementary school, … Continue reading

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From Sketch to Finish

                                              First comes the sketch, a moment in time, captured in my sketch book.   This little girl … Continue reading

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