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Pink Tulip Symbolism & Art

Pink tulips symbolize affection, caring, good wishes and love. Here are my thoughts on these qualities. My pink tulip art is shared at the end of this post. Hug the people you love. Some people (including myself) forgot about hugging during the pandemic. For your significant other, kiss, hold hands or put your arm around… Continue reading Pink Tulip Symbolism & Art

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Orange Daylily Art & Symbolism

Orange daylilies symbolize joy, love, courage, beauty and devotion. Here are some self-empowering thoughts on these qualities. At the end of this post I have shared my daylily art. Joy. Joy comes from within and it is a choice, no matter what is going on in our lives. It may be difficult sometimes to find… Continue reading Orange Daylily Art & Symbolism

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’68 Charger Painting

I am critical of this in many ways, but thought I'd post it for entertainment's sake.  Obviously I'm not a realist artist.  I've self-taught myself over the years and go through phases where I can't paint enough.  I first learned to tole paint from instruction books in my 20's.  That evolved over the years to… Continue reading ’68 Charger Painting

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Playful Pig Painting + Symbolism

I'm really loving choosing my subject and colors to paint from strips of paper in a cup.  Today's subject was Pig with the colors pink, purple and teal.  You'll also see some grey, white and black - I allow myself to use white and black along with the chosen colors, and if I want to… Continue reading Playful Pig Painting + Symbolism

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Colorful Houses Painting w/Notes

I've been painting a lot lately and enjoying it.  It's helping me get through some difficult times.  When I paint, all I think about is painting.  Is there anything you do that gets you through difficult times? Here is today's painting.  I've been admiring the work of Georges Rouault so I imitated his style. Sometimes… Continue reading Colorful Houses Painting w/Notes

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Rose Bouquet Impressionism Painting

This is a new painting I completed today of a rose bouquet.  I took a picture of a rose bouquet my daughter bought me a few years ago and this is my impression of it. It is 5" x 7" and painted on stretched canvas with acrylics. This can be purchased as a print here.… Continue reading Rose Bouquet Impressionism Painting

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Chickadee Impressionism Painting

This is a new painting I completed today of a Chickadee. It is an artist trading card that is 2.5″ x 3.5″.  I painted it with acrylics. This can be purchased as a print here All my current paintings are listed on eBay as auctions. To see what’s available at this time, click here.

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Dahlia Impressionism Painting

Hey all - This is a new painting I completed last week.  It's of some dahlias I took photos of last summer.  It is an artist trading card that is 2.5" x 3.5".  I painted it with acrylics. This can be purchased as a print here. All my current original paintings are listed on eBay… Continue reading Dahlia Impressionism Painting

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Snowman Art

This is another art trading card I did in 2006 that I sold on eBay.  An art trading card is 2.5" x 3.5" and an inexpensive and fun way to collect art.  I painted this in acrylics and used colored pencils for some of the details. Check out more of my art here I LOVE connecting… Continue reading Snowman Art

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Santa Christmas Art

Just sharing one of my earliest paintings. It's an ATC (artist trading card) painting I did back in 2006.  I sold it on eBay and don't remember what it sold for. I used acrylic paint and colored pencils. Artist trading cards are 2.5" x 3.5". They are a fun and inexpensive way to collect art.… Continue reading Santa Christmas Art

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In Progress: Rooster Impressionism in Oil Pastel

I am a self-taught artist. Years ago before divorce happened I painted nearly every day. My preferences then were color and whimsy and I used acrylics and colored pencils. Then divorce happened and I haven't been able to paint as much due to working full time. It's been about 12 years since divorce & my… Continue reading In Progress: Rooster Impressionism in Oil Pastel