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Maggie - finished

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Multi-media

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I put a new background on the owls today and started my painting of a mouse...all in the grand design for my Christmas card...after using the watercolor I decided to start highlighting with my beloved pastels...and I may finish the owls with them. Interesting....

hmmm....

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Started "playing" with it....we'll see what happens next...tomorrow, after this adventure dries.....

Maggie

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I'm close to being finished...

Watercolor pencils!

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Some time ago I purchased some watercolor pencils; they intriqued me and I wanted to try them. I am not happy with my pastel of the owls....so I decided to try the watercolor pencils...I didn't get far this morning but I am really liking them!

More time with Maggie...

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Maggie and her duck

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In a few spare moments this morning I did a little more on Maggie's painting, started putting in her toy duck...I'll be enlarging that duck a little, it's too small....just a little progress until later...

In the studio today...

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I was "scattered" today, mingled between a lot of projects, some of which I cannot publish because at this time of year I work on Christmas commissions and some are for people who may see this blog....so those paintings remain hidden for awhile. My owl Christmas card painting I almost gave up on; I had worked it to death but in the end decided to just crop it instead of restarting.
The dog is Maggie...the beginning of a very cute dog's portrait for a very special Christmas gift.

Sunrise at the beaver pond

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