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Studio Day 2 Sep 23
Posted on Sep 23, 2019 6:43 AM

Continuing to bring out zinnias from backgrounds started a day ago.
Some have possibilities and some ( that I really liked ) will get tossed.
Like this one.

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This has promise

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Red Zinnias is pretty good.
Problem is ,when I take months off, I need to burn the first few ( warm ups) just to get the flow going.

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New Zinnia paintings 2019
Posted on Sep 22, 2019 7:38 AM

Back to the studio.
I have been drawing zinnias for a week.

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Studio today, Painting starts.
I am painting over old started paintings. ( I am frugal and dont waste watercolor paper)

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Back of old painting
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Made a new background

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Let dry overnight, find the zinnias in the mixed colors and draw them.
Drawings.on watercolor paper

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Painting August Heleniums.
Posted on Aug 6, 2019 7:59 AM

It's been months since I was in studio.
Starting August Heleniums over an old painting started last winter
.First part. Start with wet areas and black buttons.
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#2 Add color

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Let dry overnight.

Aug 7 next day.
Finished August Heleniums and found some "starts" in a pile left from last winter.
They might be paintings and maybe not.
Its fun to try to find the picture on these pages.

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WOW Been a long time.
Posted on Aug 6, 2019 7:05 AM

Computer problems but I am back on track.
Its late summer and the artsy fartsy is welling up inside me.
Once again I am entranced with Heleniums.
Drawings started Aug 5 2019
First drawing
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Parts of first drawing might be a small painting.

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Feb.3
Posted on Feb 3, 2018 5:26 PM

Continuing with y daily studio time.
I spend an hour in the studio working, sometimes it's a hit sometimes a miss.
Yesterday I left 4 small painting starts of Poppies.
This morning I worked on three and one went up in flames the other two look pretty good

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