ArtLifestyle Boo watches the birds from my drawing

Boo (#3)

Anyone who has a cat knows how wily they can be when they want your attention. My kitty, anointed with the name Dash the day we picked him up at the ASPCA, is now known as Boo, Boodette, Booder, Goosh, Gooshnogger, Nogger and other variations thereon. He ( who I frequently forget is a he…

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ArtCollage Tallelulah

Movie Stars

I save photographs and film stills of movie stars that reigned in the first half of the 20th century. To honor my icons, I preserve them forever in my art. This is from a film still of Joel Mccrea and Delores Del Rio in the 1932 film Bird of Paradise. The passion that the scene…

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ArtDrawing tree nymphs 4

Tree nymphs

I saw a grand tree in Auroville, India in February, 2017. The tree was wide and deeply hung to the earth, but also split open with its womb and breath vessels twisted and exposed. Inspired by the photograph I took, which showed off its naked soul, I did a drawing and as the drawing evolved,…

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Travel Lauries shorts

Portugal Day 6: Tavira

On Day 6, we decided we could no longer recycle our clothes; we had to find a laundromat because it was just ridiculously expensive to have the hotel do our laundry. We googled and found one conveniently located near to the old town of Tavira. I had quality time to shop while Steve noodled on…

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ArtPaintingsWatercolorwatercolors A Stag

A Stag

This 4×4″ pen and ink drawing is based on an amphora I had seen in the Archaeological Museum in Rhodes way back in 2016. I recently came across the postcard I had purchased and fell in love with the stag, the simplicity of the lines, the sense of movement and the abstract element reflected in…

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