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Sketchbook Madness

. .Focus and grow against all odds. These two pieces from my art therapy sketchbook shown two figures with a central eye directing them through life. Both have one large flower included in the painting and a very still background. “Version Two” shows much more activity with the sun on her shoulder and pools of water […]

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Sweet Dreams

In this mixed media painting a little black girl flies through the night in her orange gown and holds the moon while dreaming. The original painting is on cardboard and includes oil paints and oil pastels. The background swirls were created with puff paint to make them 3D and her dress was made with pieces […]

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Clay Works

These are the first little clay sculptures I’ve done in years. I started working with clay as physical therapy for my hands and found that I thoroughly enjoy it. The three bird candle holders shown were all done completely differently. The first bird starting from the far left is  clay with a porcelain overlay. The […]

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Stone and Shadows

Stone and Shadows was originally sketched in pencil on paper. .. . Thank you for visiting SUNDRIP – Art for Life Please remember all work is copyright protected. See my sidebar for the full copyright statement.

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Square Box Junk Hiders

They’re made of acrylic oil and saw dust on square wooden boxes. The “hiders” can also be arranged on the wall vertically or diagonally, matching edges as you want. I like to make large earth like wall collages out of them by matching up the browns to look like an island and the blues to […]

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“Home” is a simple oil and acrylic painting with a childlike feel.  The idealistic setting of a white house and white picket fence is painted on textured cardstock. Instead of brightening the rainbow I used darker blues and a darker red then added a dark frame. This adds a nice “grown up” feel to a […]

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Sisters on Vacation

The little sister to the big sister says, “I’m mom’s favorite.” Big sister: “What? No you’re not.” Little sister: “Sure I am, she told me just yesterday.” Big sister: “She can’t like you too much, she made you come out here in the middle of nowhere in this blazing heat.” Little sister: “I can’t argue […]

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Bella and Birdie

This multi-media piece was painted on tissue paper which was then mounted on a canvas sheet. The illustration shows a kitty and her little bird friend saying goodbye as the sun sets on their day.

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Three Oceans, Three Pearls

I purchased polymer clay for $1.79 and liquid adobe clay for 90 cents. I then formed the clay, baked it for 20 min at 250 degrees, let it dry, painted it, sealed it and added hooks. These quarter size pearls were created specifically to match the three paintings I called Three Oceans which are shown […]

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Watch Over Our Children

Copyright 2009-2010 @ Sundrip Journals. All rights reserved. It usually doesn’t take me 7 or 8 days to complete one painting but it looks like this one will need even more time. Seven days now but I’m getting closer. The painting shows a young African-American child walking through a field of sunflowers and wildflowers while […]