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Creek

When the last bits of ice melted away earlier this week, I trooped out to capture another rare sight in Texas – a creek with water in it… 112 more words

Art

Grey Day

   When the roads thawed I went to the park – but I chickened out in the parking lot and stayed in my car to keep warm. 52 more words

Life Studies

Snowed In

Well, the weather took a turn for the worse – below freezing is just too cold for me, even if there is a little snow on the ground to make up for it. 46 more words

Life Studies

Soft Subjects

As I’ve mentioned before, since I’ve discovered an interest in pen and ink, my watercolors have been neglected. I like the precision and permanence of the pen and ink – it’s less intimidating than watercolor, which seems to go terribly wrong more often than it goes terribly right (and when it it does go right, you can never fully claim it was on purpose). 81 more words

Art

Orange and Blue

It’s sort of shocking how differently two paintings can come out – these two images were painted in the same field, in the same weather, just a day apart – one turned out orange and the other turned out blue. 98 more words

Art

Close Ups

It’s a hard bargain to drive when a tree is as pretty on the underside as it is as a whole – if you back up enough to see the whole thing with all it’s branches, you miss all the details and variations of it’s bark, but if you zoom in close enough to see those, you end up with a lovely painting of a trunk. 79 more words

Art

Life Studies

Here are two life studies I did from some portrait photography. This was done entirely digitally and if I remember correctly it was all done in myPaint. 157 more words

Life Studies