During my masterclasses in Sweden, I painted two etudes during my demonstrations of acrylic painting techniques in abstract expressionism. The first painting was an expression about my first experiences of Sweden and meeting my wonderful friend and artist Turid Wassenius.  Turid made me feel very welcomed in her home, and her hospitality, generosity an ...

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Shortly I'll be in Sweden sharing experiences of my techniques and approaches to painting abstract and expressionism with acrylics.  I haven't been to Sweden before, so it's an exciting first trip which I'm really looking forward to seeing how I will be creatively inspired by this journey- and I plan to visit some galleries while I'm there too and fit i ...

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Day 9 painting journey- it's back!  Well it has been a long time since my last post on this painting journey...life gets that way sometimes.  But I was clearly missing something, so I managed to squeeze in some time and put together Day 9's painting journey.  As I said in Day 8, I wanted to get out of my studio, and I have, so the next few paintings wil ...

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After yesterday's painting on Day 7 which left me feeling rather unsuccessful, I was happy of course to be creating, but I didn't like what I was producing.  BUT it's Day 8, and I'm HAPPY :)     The flowers were pretty much dead, only a few were still holding any colour, similar Day 6.  The textures and colours which presented themsel ...

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Join my painting journey for Day 6, colors fade but not my inspiration! The heat in my studio this week is a little too much, despite air conditioning...even the bouquet is starting to suffer!  The colours are fading and the petals are curling up more, and the overall vibrancy of the flowers is going fast.  BUT this in itself is inspiring...the chang ...

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