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Single White Bloom

“Single White Bloom” is for the Flower a Day Project. The flower was painted in oils in my 4 x 4 sketchbook. There’s something personal and maybe even romantic about a single stem. I think I like them better than a bouquet not just for a painting but on my kitchen table as well. *All […]

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Completed – Tea at My House

The original sketch was done in watercolor but this painting done on 9 x 12 acid free paper is mixed media. In addition to heavily pigmented oil paints I used ink, silk flowers and white lace giving the painting a real life touch. Each silk flower is dotted with metallic gold paint, each white bubble […]

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Flower A Day

I’m enjoying my flower sketches before dinner. I’ll absolutely continue them. This sketch shows a house with a purple petal fence and a huge sunflower as a setting sun over a bronze colored house. The original sketch shows much more detail such as small gold flowers on the house and small blue flowers in the […]

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Flowers Before Dinner

This is a mixed media painting I did before eating dinner. I started out drawing in crayola crayon then I used crayola markers with water over the crayon. I smoothed here and there then added extra layers of crayon under marker until I was satisfied. The smooth crayon under layer makes working with markers very […]

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Tea at My House

“Tea At My House” is the newest entry in my sketch diary. This particular teapot sits on my China cabinet beside dry flowers and few homemade candles in brass holders.  I purchased the pot for a dollar at a second hand store. This particular sketch diary/journal is dedicated to everyday moments such as tea before […]

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Sunflower Stretch

………from my sketch journal. This is representative of me doing my stretches during the evening to relax before bed. Medium: Watercolor pencils on paper Art by: F. Mag

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Diary of an Uninspired Artist

Goodbye flowers, hello cold.  It seems during the cold I’ve lost artistic inspiration so I filled my sketch diary with paintings inspired by lack of inspiration. Goodbye sunny flowers. It’s oh so cold these days. The sun rays have left, they took with them my ability to create. At the table in my under pants […]

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Best Friends

SOLD ‘Best Friends’ shows two flower girls, one with red petal hair, one with yellow petals standing in a field holding a diamond pink heart. The girls have peachy skin and big smiles. One dress is vibrant blue with gold trim and matching slippers. The other dress is ruby red with matching slippers. This is […]

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The Ominous Rainy Day

Why do we let the weather man lie? He says it’ll only be a light shower then the rain will stop. Two days later and it hasn’t stopped raining. We pay this man to lie to us. Why? Why do we do this? Why do I keep listening to this man, hanging on his every […]

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Lisa African-American Rag Doll

SOLD This one of a kind hand sewn, hand painted African-American (black) rag doll stands 30 inches tall and wears a green and cream home spun dress with red accents. She has two gold ribbons in her long black hair and a red wool beret. Little black patent leather shoes and white socks adorn her […]