Category Archives: Art Work

Are you done Done? Yup, I’m Done. Portrait Completed.

And the beat goes on…I’ve dug in and finished the portrait of Sataya the Pudelpointer! A brief reflection: One day while teaching in a 4th grade art class one of my students came up to me and said she was … Continue reading

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Lining Up in Front of Anne Frank’s House — Nes Felicio Photography – Amsterdam the Netherlands

Many years ago my mother and I went to see the Anna Frank house together in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Continue reading

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Pudelpointer Portrait = Know when to stop drawing – pastel drawing

This portrait of the Pudel Pointer Sataya preoccupied me for the duration of the Stay At Home here in Minnesota. Natural light was in short supply on many days. Extra lighting did not help on the rainy, cloud covered sky days. Continue reading

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Pudelpointer Portrait Progress = Slow and Steady Pace – Yoga

The weather is improving. Sunny days are important. Natural light to work on drawing is a must. Today, I managed morning yoga. We are under a “stay safe at home” order from Minnesota State Governor Tim Walz. I resolved on … Continue reading

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Portrait = Pudelpointer – A Hunting Dog

Let me preface this post that I am a dog enthusiast.  It was my great joy to have owned a couple of dogs. One a rescue and the other a Standard Poodle. I have done portraits of people and horses together and cats. I even enjoy painting fish. This is post is about a portrait of a special and rarer bread of hunting dog. Continue reading

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