Monthly Archives: May 2008

Gone Fishin

By W R Jones     I was parked along the mountain road with a good start (not good in quality, good in the sense; no ant bites, no wind, not cold, didn’t have paint all over myself, didn’t have to … Continue reading

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Painting Ho

by Lisa           Marc Chagall         I have a confession to make. I once pimped my artistic services. I am, therefore, a painting ho.        Right before we moved from Tennessee in 2001, I was contacted by the fiancée of one … Continue reading

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Plein Air ~ My Way

By W.R. Jones         Another night of below freezing temperature, another forecast of high winds and partly cloudy; do I really want to paint in this?  On the way to the grocery store to get something for breakfast I … Continue reading

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Painting the Sea and Other Visual Memories

by Lisa                      I got a question recently from a young girl who was interested in painting the sea, and she wanted my advice. My gutteral response was to tell her to run, don’t walk in the direction … Continue reading

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Ow, Ow

By WR Jones     This was not the motif I had in mind for the day.  Earlier I had pulled off the canyon road to paint a group of rocks high on a hill.  It was sunny and windy.  I … Continue reading

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Bitch

by Lisa   I was recently visiting a friend of mine who is new to the wonderful world of dating. She told me a story about a man who recently decided to try his hand at courting her. He apparently … Continue reading

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My Nerves Are Shot

By WR Jones     I was standing next to this stream in Taos Canyon, painting in peaceful solitude when a man standing less than 2 feet directly behind me yelled “HEY!”.  “JESUS CHRIST”, I screamed as my painting arm shot up in … Continue reading

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