Month: May 2014

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Drawing at the Zoo with Sheila

May 23, 2014

Sheila Perry and I had a delightful drawing date at the Oakland Zoo a few weeks back. It was our first visit to the zoo and we appreciated the layout and that we could get close enough to really see the animals. We were especially drawn to the beautiful group (herd?) of seven giraffes, seemingly enjoying life in…

36″ x 40″. Acrylic and Flasche on canvas with collaged prayer flags

Buddha in the Garden

May 4, 2014

My garden is in full, glorious, bloom — a riot of colors and textures. All my nerve endings are on-alert! Soon, even the garden Buddha will be obscured by the red Kangaroo Paws with the “dragon” teeth. I’m making an inventory of  flowers and their corresponding paint colors. So far, nothing in Crinacridone Orange. You’ll…