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Maddow? Who’s that?

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The Missus and I were out to dinner. We hadn’t seen The Missus’ cousin and husband for some time and had a lot of catching up to do. The conversations rolled along amiably, switching easily from one topic to another. Having touched upon tractors, forestry, and proper chainsaw sharpening, he and I were in a brief conversational hiatus, because what’s …

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New Drawings

In which I present two new drawings along with self-critique and one previous drawing with a far better scan.

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Dreamer & Izzy

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It’s been a long time since I’ve posted anything, let alone a pet portrait. To be honest, after Christmas portrait orders fell off a cliff and haven’t bounced back yet. I think the economy is forcing people to cut back on the frills. At any rate, here is one of my absolute favorite Christmas portraits from last year. This is …

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Chainsaw Diary: Spring 2022

If you’ve been wondering what I’ve been up to, well, I’ve been up to my neck in woods for the last couple months.

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Returning to My First Love

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About fifteen years ago, a local estate sale organizer tipped my wife off about a couple estate sales, strongly urging that I attend. My wife was one of her regular customers, and somehow she knew I was an artist. So I went, and scored a huge supply of oil paints, canvas, brushes, palettes, paper stock, and even a large flat …

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Twos-day

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The relentlessly perky morning radio hosts were going on and on about how today was 2-22-22. They also noted the low temperature was forecast to be 2° and the high temperature was expected to be 22°, which would frankly be a miracle because they’ve got just about every forecast wrong so far this year. All I know is I slept …

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Watercolor Failures

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I’ve been failing at watercolor on nearly a daily basis, and I couldn’t be happier.