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Small bar world

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Not long out of college, I did a commission for an Atlantic City restaurant. It was this 6 foot by 6 foot scene very much out of my subject matter… but I was fresh out of college and gutsy.

It was a fun project. I traveled for reference material and spent weeks to months working on it. It was big. On delivery day, I tried to rent a van but the beast didn’t fit – so I did what any early twenty-something year old woman would do – I rented a box truck. Somehow there’s no peripheral story to go with that part. Continue reading Small bar world

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Life boat poetry

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Around 2006, I did a few oil paintings of local scenes. Attorneys purchased a few and have them on display in their Jersey shore office.

Fast forward a few years, I was doing laundry when the washer broke mid-cycle. I lugged the heavy soapy load to the laundromat. It was June and I was sitting outside on a bench when these guys pulled up in a convertible. Blocking the street, the driver looked over and said hi. I was single and he seemed funny and harmless enough so when he asked, I gave him my number. We ended up dating for a while before becoming friends. Continue reading Life boat poetry

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Figure Drawing at Sketch Club in Millville

Female Figure Sketch 10 Min ink
Figure sketch 10 min ink / sketchbook. Short-haired Ann, RRCA Millville; (03/2018)

Did you know there’s sketch club that meets monthly at the Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts in Millville for figure drawing with a live model? It’s a nice group with wonderful models.

It’s $10, the fee covers the model. Sometimes Dave brings wine.

Bring your own supplies, all mediums welcome.

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Halloween flavored sketches

After a long day of witching
After a long day of witching, Halloween Melody lying on the rrcarts couch

I’m not feeling especially wordy today so here, look at some of the sketches I did a couple weeks ago.

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