Tag Archives: halloween

Poppies, Poppies and more Poppies!

Last week was poppy week. I taught a workshop based on a request to share this “loose and free” approach to flowers. What I loved most of all is that even though we all followed the same process and worked … Continue reading

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Pumpkins and Skulls

Boo! Continue reading

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Small Sketches from an eventful week

Bits and pieces from last week. My very last school Halloween Parade (next year I have two middle schoolers, no more school parades…) The usual share of Pikachus, pandas, dinosaurs, unicorns. The bawling baby (in a pull up) took the … Continue reading

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One last halloween post

Louise’s awesome front yard. Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

Walter and I wish you a Happy Halloween! Continue reading

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Little white pumpkins

A few weeks ago the kids brought home some mini pumpkins and gourds, ostensibly to paint cat faces on for halloween. But they ended up on my table being sketched and painted for a while. You might recall having seen some of these … Continue reading

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Halloween Parade

I started to sketch a few of the kids and their teacher as they  lined up for the 5th grader Halloween Parade, and then this incredible dragon on stilts appeared. Look in that monster head and you’ll see a tiny face: … Continue reading

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Fall Color Palette

You can tell it’s fall when the green disappears from my flickr stream. And, as it starts getting chilly outside, I start painting little still lifes on my kitchen counter.Because I hate the cold (yes, even what passes for ‘cold’ in California). Here … Continue reading

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