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Large portraits on Chuck’s Facebook

                                I recently finished painting a series of large portrait’s of people I am crazy about. My husband, Chuck, put them on his Facebook page. I love and appreciate that he wanted to celebrate me and the work … Continue reading

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Fun doing Paint along with Pat for our Teachers and Volunteers

We all had a good time Sunday at our studio doing a “Paint Along with Pat”. It was mighty fast, only three and a half hours.  I think it surprised everyone that they did a nice job in such a … Continue reading

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Dolly Pendexter

Our student and good friend Dolly Pendexter  from Ipswich MA has left this world. (click on her name to read more about Dolly and her lovely daughter, Elaine) She was a Monday night student for several years and then she … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Wow, wow, wow! I’m sure grateful to all of you for being a part of The Artists Playground and my life. It’s hard to even express how overwhelmed with joy I feel just being in class with all of you … Continue reading

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Quick art Tip

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! I was planning on just writing that (above) but when I asked Chuck to make up some thank you cards for me to send out this year and he gave me so many choices, I … Continue reading

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Cara Gonier

                                                             These paintings were executed by Cara Gonier. She is an abstract painter extraordinaire! Last year she studied traditional painting and drawing at the studio on Tuesday mornings. We all loved her and miss her. She stops … Continue reading

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Noelle Sciuto … Exceeding her Expectations

Below is Noelle and some of her recent paintings. Several years ago her family bought her a gift certificate for Christmas. She came to class saying she was not good at drawing and didn’t think she would be very good … Continue reading

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Fun with Crayons … and More!

                                     Luke (above), showing his original mixed media art work using crayons. Eleanor’s crayon work is on the right. It reminds me of a flower arrangement. Neither of these two pieces of art will ever be able to be … Continue reading

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Incredible Photos of the week

Wow, look at some of the work taking place in the studio. No cookie-cutter art going on here. On the left, below, is Fiona’s Egyptian study. It looks pretty incredible! Fiona is also a very good  portrait and figure artist.  … Continue reading

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Three Steps to Painting a Picture

  A Cottage Garden in Newbury, acrylic, 11×14 ©2010 How would you go about painting this picture? Below are 3 steps that work for me. Not everyone goes about it this way but many do. It is a good approach … Continue reading

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