Love frogs! In 1995 I dug a 3.5 foot deep, large hole in my front yard just so I could fill it with water and have frogs. Hasn't worked out exactly like I expected. We seem to have one resident frog each year. That's okay. I love the game of hide and seek he plays every day.
Sometimes it really helps the painting process to mix things up a bit. Setting up a still life is almost harder than the painting part. It also can stir some lively debate. My husband (also an artist) does not like this background. Bah! it's one of my favorite parts. Good thing it's not up to him.
I'm a painter living in Enumclaw, Washington. It's a small town in the foothills below Mt. Rainier. My sculptor husband and I share 3 studios, a foundry,6 cats, a one-of-a-kind, custom, cast bronze door and cabinet hardware company and 5 beautiful acres of land on which we host a July outdoor sculpture show. "A Painting a Day" seemed a little over the top. Just up my alley. Don't look for any consistency in subject matter. The one sure thing? color!
Paintings can be purchased on Ebay of directly from our studio.
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