Monthly Archives: September 2008

Huh? What’d You Say?

By W. R. Jones     Mother used a thimble like this to thump me on the head.  She was always specific about the reason.  She never used acronyms.  “That’s for nothing, shithooks, now do something and see what you get.”  She … Continue reading

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Every Artist Needs a Studio Dog

by Lisa        My drawing is progressing though it can be likened to watching paint dry since every leaf in that tree outside the window has to be figured out. Here you see my dog Peach, who accompanies me sometimes for … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting

By W. R. Jones     This past weekend I painted with a watercolor sketchbooking class of Susan Cornelis given at Lynmar Estate winery in Sebastopol, CA.  It was a delightful combination of learning and fun.  If you get the opportunity … Continue reading

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Free At Last

by Lisa               It wasn’t long after I started my testosterone injections, that I wanted to leave dirty dishes in the sink to get to my studio and paint. I wanted to strut into the Art Institute like John Travolta from an … Continue reading

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Prop 7 This You Mother Ziltch

By WR Jones     Lordy, you must have heard those political ads on TV.  Vote NO, vote YES, vote MAYBE.  Unless you are so dense light bends around you, you have to notice the propositions are not even outlined.  Further they don’t really … Continue reading

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by Lisa Georgia O’keefe. Perhaps our most famous female artist of all. Are you beginning to see a pattern here?

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By W.R. Jones     I have a plethora of unfinished work.  This is a small watercolor study for a planned oil painting.  I did part of a face and part of a hand and none of the oil painting.  I … Continue reading

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