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Finally we paint!!

You have been probably wondering when the painting actually happened on this trip. We were “gathering” all along of course! But now we paint! Knysna was our headquarters for the rest of our trip. We had a great studio space … Continue reading

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South Africa Continued

Well I don’t know where the summer has gone and here I haven’t even finished talking about my wonderful South Africa trip! And this is the best part of it……animals and making art!!! We left Arniston and headed to Botlierskop … Continue reading

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Wine and Art

Here we go on our painting adventure! First Wine! We leave Cape Town behind and head up through some spectacular scenery into the wine region. We stop off at a winery, attend a great show put on by rescued and … Continue reading

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South Africa – Cape Town

We said goodbye to The Netherlands and the stunning array of tulips. After an 11 hour flight arrived in Cape Town for the next leg of our adventure. Cape Town is a beautiful city and we had a couple of … Continue reading

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South Africa through The Netherlands

I’m almost back a month from another art journey. Where does the time go? I have gone to Spain and Greece in previous years and this time I had the supreme pleasure to travel to South Africa! I did manage … Continue reading

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Brush Care

Great time at the Las Vegas Creative Painting Convention!! I introduced the Princeton Select Series 3750 filbert grainers to quite a few painters while we painted Sprite. And of course how do you clean your brush at the end of … Continue reading

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Artwaves Toronto Contest

ARTWAVES Toronto April 5-9, 2017 is running a WIN YOUR REGISTRATION BACK if you register before the end of January. www.c2cevents.ca Hope to see you there!! Cheetah #104 – Thursday, April 6 8-2:30pm Using the filbert grainer to create fur. … Continue reading

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Fabulous Fur Medium

If you have been following my technique over the years you know that I use a medium to make the light coloured paints the correct consistency for use with a filbert grainer. FFM is what I used to call it….Fabulous … Continue reading

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Varnish

This weekend at ArtWaves Toronto, many people asked about the varnish I am using on my pieces. I have recently discovered a great DecoArt varnish called Soft-Touch Varnish. It is part of their Media series. I am absolutely IN LOVE … Continue reading

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Multi Media!

Stop the presses! I have recently realized I actually have been a “multi media” artist for a quite a while!! I have often mixed two medias like acrylics and oil, watercolour or pastels and coloured pencil. I’ve used scrapbook papers, … Continue reading

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