Author Archives: blossomingme

African Violets repainted

I painted this on top of a very stark graphic painting of the same subject.  I used more imagination in this one.  I had used an application on my iPad to manipulate the photo I used as the source for … Continue reading

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Blue Barn, acrylic

I took an image from Google Street View (in Ireland), and simplified it, leaving out a tall pole, a gate and a lot of bushes (or we would call it “brush” when I was growing up in Michigan).  The barn … Continue reading

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Small Grid Abstracts

I recently watched (again) a video by Jane Davies in which she adds more paint to partially decorated collage papers (papers she used for lifting paint when working on other pieces).  She then arranges some of her decorated papers under … Continue reading

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Monotype prints

These are some of the monotype prints I created in a recent workshop given by Chick Curtis.   I learned a lot and had great fun.  I used stencils or added collage to all but the first one.  I also … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Look

After making quite a few thumbnail abstracts with various Pitt pens (lines and some shading), I’ve begun to experiment with the same beginnings for larger pieces.  So far, I haven’t made preliminary drawings for the larger (mostly 9×12) pieces.  Some … Continue reading

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