Monthly Archives: October 2011

Remembering Ian Turner

  For those of you that don’t know yet, one of our faithful bloggers,Ian Turner, (and wonderful pastel artist) died of cancer just a couple of weeks ago.  He was a very kind and gentle soul.  He and I e-mailed … Continue reading

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Another Painted Horse

And then I painted ANOTHER horse. I kind of like this kind of horse painting….much less intricate. Made me look like I had something terrible happen to my right hand though. Ended up with red paint smeared all over my … Continue reading

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New Way To Paint A Horse

 So what were all of YOU doing before breakfast this morning?! I was painting a horse in a new way….and it’s FUN!!!

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For those of you that saw Wade’s comment about why I hadn’t painted Archer yet….here is the wonderful Archer. 🙂 Wade was generous enough to ask me if I wanted to ride Archer, bareback and in the river, in the … Continue reading

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Horses In Art

I don’t know how many of you are familiar with Horses In Art but it is a gorgeous magazine devoted to equine art and artists.  Davina has a huge passion for horses AND art so she bought the magazine a … Continue reading

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Even More Pastel Making

So, Meli. I’m getting around to answering your question now. You asked if our home made pastels were “smooth or lumpy”… they are. I’ll let you judge for yourself. Be careful what you say because the ugliest ones are MINE!!!! … Continue reading

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