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Snapping turtles vs. fears

Camp Otto…where the alleged snapping turtles lived. As I splashed in the lake with my kids and swam back and forth between the beach and a floating pontoon platform this summer, I was reminded of the times when I was younger and did the same with my own parents.  The only difference being that I…

Do as I say…

Painting with potential... How many times have we heard that phrase? The phrase that implies that others are to do what we say and not as we do? Regrettably, and as my friends can attest, I can certainly tell others what to do or what I think is best for them. However, myself following my…

Just what were you thinking?

Fire and Ice, 2013 I was asked to share where my mind wandered to when working on my recently finished "Fire and Ice" painting.  My honest answer was “I have absolutely no idea”. I truly could not recall where my mind had landed while making this particular painting. Which tells me that I was able to…

Following my instincts

CulanART Juried show   In what seems like years ago (2008) an invitation landed in my Inbox to donate a painting for the Wright Wellness Center/Austin Art Garage Silent Auction Fundraiser.  I scanned the information and was impressed, but as my life was in a major transition, I felt I didn’t have the time despite…

Perseverance despite reluctance

    Several years ago…back in the '80's when I thought I knew almost everything…I began to learn about the concept of perseverance. It took a week of painting a fence for a neighbor to begin to understand what it is to keep moving forward even when I would have rather been doing anything else.…

WEST Austin Studio Tour: art-filled weekend of studios, events and original art.

I'm looking forward to this upcoming week-end…it's the second weekend of WEST where myself and approx. 178 artists will be displaying their creative works.  It's the second year of WEST and my first "go" with the tour.  It's been a fun challenge gearing up for the event and I found my expectations being exceeded while…

Paintings Now Available at Austin Art Garage

Recent article on the Austin Art Garage...where several of my paintings are available! http://do512blog.com/2013/04/15/the-austin-art-garage-affordable-awesome-art/

Skyline Art Editions Sale!

It's a wonderful week-end to check out Skyline Art Editions…20% Sale and Free Shipping on prints this week-end…including mine!

Close-up of painting to be displayed on WEST tour

Close-up of latest painting…to be displayed next month with the WEST tour! More details to be announced later...

Close-up of new painting at Optimal Wellness & Chiropractic

This is a close-up photo of a 36 x 48 painting that was recently delivered…check out the painting (painting is available for purchase!) and feel better afterwards! — at Optimal Wellness & Chiropractic.

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