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Lantern Magic – “Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose”

Are you familiar with this painting by John Singer Sargent titled Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose (oil on canvas, 1885-86)?Autumn, twilight, setting sun, fragrant flowers, multi-colored white dresses, children lighting lanterns…my mind escapes into this image and I can almost smell … Continue reading


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Artist Play Date – Roger’s Gardens

February 22, 2014 – Roger’s Garden “A Day of Art”, a nursery in Corona Del Mar, CA. My friend, Marilyn, invited me to participate in an artists’ open-air event where 50 artists would paint on location, outside in the beautiful … Continue reading

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Test of Time

In art, painting, the question arises on whether a work can stand the test of time.  In relation to materials, it is best to always use the highest quality: professional grade paints, acid free papers, properly prepared canvases, etc.   It can also … Continue reading

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