2021 in retrospect

2021 was a year that began with hope- we hoped that the worst was behind us. Only it wasn’t. Our mettle was tested again, during the first quarter of 2021, leaving us shocked and tired. However, by the end of the second quarter when things settled down, our hearts filled with hope again and we…

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ART: Colors of India

I did this watercolor painting based on a photograph by Hussam Zaki that I found of Pinterest. My second painting from a photograph was challenging yet satisfying once it began taking shape. You’ll see the painting is different from the kind of pictures you’re used to seeing me paint. But I gather as an artist…

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ART: Back to Basics 1

I began to feel the need to work on my sketching after the last painting I did of a horse. I started my sketching journey by drawing a picture of ‘still life.’ I used one of the sketchbooks my daughter had for sketching. I generally do my pictures freehand, without measurement. it did not work…

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