Wednesday, December 7, 2011


I neglected to post this year's family portrait at our Thanksgiving gathering. Tom was not with us so we put a photo of his head on a stick to make the family complete.  We took the last family photo in August of last year when I was very tired all the time but had no idea that I had leukemia....This year we celebrate my healing plus so many other blessings.

I don't have a painting to post every day but I rejoice that each day I do something involved with my art.
Had bought two cheap, rough canvases at Michaels and tossed them aside because they were so horrible...thought that I could at least use the stretchers for my roll of good canvas.  But I sanded the canvas and got it fairly smooth.  Then I painted it with three coats of gesso and am excited about getting a new painting on it.

Hope you are making plans to paint at least once a week.  Set up a corner with your pastel paper or a small canvas and get excited about some photo you want to copy or an old painting that needs new inspiration... Send it to me so we can rejoice together!!!!

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