Monthly Archives: May 2013

Art Hell 2

“This is the end, my only friend, the end…” (The Doors). “Waaahhhh!”  (That’s me crying.)  Well, not really, but I am sad.  I worked so hard at a  drawing for nearly three weeks – all in vain.  Tonight after trying … Continue reading

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Art Hell

Art hell is a state of mind…and a negative one at that.  It is the opposite of ‘brimming over with ideas’.  It is contrary to having the satisfaction of creating what you want and feeling deep contentment.  Rather than being … Continue reading

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Are you back?

I wrote an email to my good friend and fellow artist, Anne McCaughey, asking “Are you back?”  After her maiden trip to Japan, I was dying to find out what her impressions were. She replied  “Japan was beyond words.  Mark [husband] and … Continue reading

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Rare View

“Rare View” is the first drawing I have finished since I returned from overseas.  Why the title?  If English is not your first language, let me explain that I am playing with words.  This IS a rare view because one does not … Continue reading

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Love in a Cold Climate: Saint Petersburg

This week I am sharing a few photos which I took during four days in Saint Petersburg.  I have borrowed the title from Nancy Mitford who wrote the novel “Love in a Cold Climate” – first published in 1949 (incidently … Continue reading

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