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Reply #135 on: August 17, 2018, 09:39:13 PM
Liz, smack me if you must (   :knuppel2:   .......    :run: ), but that photo of Amber and her groom would make a lovely portrait painting.... perhaps a first anniversary gift?    :whistle:      ;D


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Reply #136 on: August 18, 2018, 03:58:49 AM
 :thankyou: PATRICIA and VAL for your comments!
  VAL, I do better with animals and very small figures than people.  I once did a drawing of Mark Twain (because he was in a feature story about his visits to Hawaii a while back) and he looked like Groucho Marx.  :P
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Reply #137 on: August 18, 2018, 09:45:10 AM
 :2funny:   I understand that Liz, I think when I get around to having another crack at portraits, I will go back to w/c and paint them in a much looser fashion. I seem to do reasonably well with pencil but they just go awry when I try painting them. I'll conquer them one day.  :pullhair: I might not have any hair left but I'll get there!   ;D


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Reply #138 on: September 11, 2018, 02:46:13 PM
Please excuse my lack of frequent posting.  My art life has gotten increasingly busy, so will catch you up on what's happening.

This weekend I participated in the Celebrating the Arts Festival in Honolulu's Chinatown district.  Our art association did an activity where people painted one panel of a famous painting, then they were all stuck onto a board to show a finished work.  It was so much fun.  I did the "VINCENT" panel on the vase.


Also, I am about to begin a series of chocolate paintings that will be on display in the Madre Chocolate shop in Chinatown.  They are currently selling my postcard of a mynah bird painted in chocolate (cocoa powder, gum arabic, and water).

I am prepping miniature paintings for two shows in November.  I have two paintings on display now through the first of the year at a big office tower in Honolulu.  And, I will have two of my new abstracts at a show in October.

Plus, fellow PB-er Lisa from New Zealand is arriving on Friday, so am getting ready to greet her at the airport.  We will be posting photos throughout her stay.

Oh, and I have been writing at least one or two articles a month for my column in the weekly newspaper.

Will try to post some of the latest works in the appropriate Forum categories.

aloha

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Reply #139 on: September 11, 2018, 05:29:48 PM
Oh! My word Mea, just how do you manage to do all that you do???  You are Superwoman for sure. Don't worry to apologise for lack of frequent posting for just reading about everything that you do makes me feel exhausted for you!!! However, it is very interesting to read about all the activities you are participating in and the fun you are having.


Wish you much joy with Lisa's arrival on Friday.


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Reply #140 on: September 11, 2018, 09:24:09 PM
fantastic! Nice to see how active you have become in the art community. :smitten:


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Reply #141 on: September 11, 2018, 10:49:28 PM
Mea, you are a truly an amazing person, you have a right to be a proud  :painting:


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Reply #142 on: September 13, 2018, 05:47:51 AM
Thanks, Patricia, Nolan, and Bill

Sometimes, I have to pinch myself to see if this is all real.

Nolan, I really have to attribute Paint Basket for setting me on this journey.  You folks gave me the confidence to keep reaching for the higher fruits.

Love you all.

aloha

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