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Linocut: Dapper Lab Dog Art

Dogs as Art Models There’s a shiny black lab who insists on sharing my cheese and crackers when we hang out. It’s impossible to resist cracker division with this big love of a lap dog, and it gives me opportunities for surreptitious snapshots to make art. I’ve sent one of these linocut prints (an edition of 10) in lieu of a modeling fee. It’s a good thing when artists take care of their models. Modeling in exchange for cracker bits and artwork. 🙂 How to Choose Watercolor Paper If you’re new to watercolor, and you get a creased-brow standing in front of the watercolor …[Continue reading]


Watercolor: Woodlands (& an Exhibit at True North Gallery)

I’m thrilled to share that I’ve got a foxy watercolor in this lovely exhibit – Outfoxed, at True North Gallery in South Hamilton, Massachusetts, opening this weekend, April 30th. I’ll be on the opposite side of the country at the San Diego Artwalk this Saturday and Sunday, so I’ll miss the opening, but if you’re on the east coast, and near South Hamilton, stop by and enjoy this beautifully curated show. You can read more about it on the gallery web site here. If you’re interested in women artists of the Renaissance, and you have 20 minutes, watch this PBS presentation on the re-discovery & restoration of …[Continue reading]