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Artist on a Mission – Capturing the Moment

Its easy to find things to paint, they are all around us. Most of the time I have many more ideas than time. Sometimes a painting will appear right before you. You raise the camera and-click-you’ve captured the moment. But … Continue reading

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Artist on a Mission – Anchor to My Soul

At home I have one person who cuts my hair. She knows how to cut my hair without me saying anything. “You just need it cleaned up a bit?” “Yes.” I say. I come out of her shop and my … Continue reading

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Artist on a Mission – Captivated

Years ago the Temple was being built up on the hill on Bountiful Boulevard. I was training for a marathon and doing long runs with my friend. One evening we ran along Bountiful boulevard. The sun set and the evening … Continue reading

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Artist on a Mission – When is a Painting Done?

When is my painting finished? That is a question that only you as the artist can answer. The above painting is not done but as I looked at it from a distance I love the white in the painting.  So … Continue reading

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Artist on a Mission – The Students Instructing the Teacher

, ‘You can learn a lot from those that you try to teach. You can learn of courage to leave family and fly to a place so different from your home. Perseverance to keep learning a new language when your … Continue reading

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Artist on a Mission – Iosepa

Its nice to learn a bit of the history of a place, to hear of the people who have walked where you are walking today.  Joseph F. Smith came to Hawaii on his first mission as a young 15 year … Continue reading

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Artist on a Mission – The Prep

I’ve been creating a lot of art but not taking the time to do much cleaning, just jumping to the next project. It was time to clean it because I’m leaving my studio to go on a mission for my … Continue reading

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Onion Street

Onion Street is available in a giclee print. The original can be seen at an 18 month show hanging at the West Bountiful City Offices with many of my other paintings. Drop in when the office is open to see … Continue reading

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Looky There

So the latest “thing” is getting rid of clutter and keeping those things that give you joy. Sometimes you have to share the things that bring you joy with others. If you’re an artist, you have to send those things … Continue reading

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Plein Air Painting at the Timpanogos Story Telling Festival

I plopped up my easel between two tents at the Timpanogos Story Telling Festival. Becky Hartvigsen and I had been invited to paint plein air. There I was painting in the shade of a big tree, a slight breeze blowing … Continue reading

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