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Shetland Sheepdog Portrait = Piper’s Portrait in Pastel

This piece of artwork of Piper, a Shetland Sheepdog was a commemorative portrait. The photo I had to work from was very distorted with pixelated smears. It took much longer than expected to intuit the missing details. I looked at … Continue reading

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A Vegetable Peeler: A Simple Object Lesson – A Contemplative life = An Attitude of Gratitude

Radakitchenstore I bought a Rada vegetable peeler at the farmer’s market ages ago from a nice couple selling Rada products. “Imported from Iowa,” remarked the woman that was selling Rada knives too. This is a stainless steel peeler and worked … Continue reading

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

I’ve dug in and finished the portrait of Sataya the Pudelpointer! 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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Sascha Portrait in Oil Completed

Sascha the Long Hair German Shepherd a portrait in oil paints had many different states before its final completion. The background is still wet in some spots. It has to dry for a while and then I will varnish the … Continue reading

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