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Good Bye 2016…

Hi there, yes it’s been another long while since I last posted…. the last few months have been harder than I expected which in turn yielded some unexpected effects on me in many ways.. I’m working up the courage to share this with you soon.. I am discarding 2016 as a snake discards it’s old skin so that everything can begin again anew in the New Year and beyond.. I haven’t been totally idle.. doing a lot research and thinking over…

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It’s been waaayyy too long!! Time to share some stuff!

Hi there viewers, it’s been quite sometime since I lasted posted anything here.. the last couple of months have been unusually busy for me in a good way! I have been involved in a local Craft and Design Show as well as participated within the Skulltopia exhibition as well.. which has opened a few new opportunities that will be very helpful in assisting me in moving forwards.. I have decided that I REALLY need to get back into the swing…

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Some recent experiments in watercolor and graphite

Hi there everyone, I apologize for taking such a long time to add a new post.. time kind of got away on me.. and I am going through a hard time in my life right now which I am still on the fence in terms of putting my situation out there.. because to get where I want to go I really need help but I am trying to work out the best way to approach that. Anyway that being said,…

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I’ve been working – Work in Progress

Hello everyone.. sorry about taking so long to publish a new post.. I’ve been busy and in a mild funk to boot.. but more of that in another post. I’ve been working hard, new website Vivanteart.com – I would love for you to check it out! it’s still early days with it and I need to make it responsive – so apologies to phone and tablet users it’s coming! and new business cards too! In a related note, you may…

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An exercise in Impressionisionism meets Colored Pencil

I gave myself a challenge to see if I could emulate #Monet s #impressionist style with #coloredpencils   #polychromos  on #arches  300gsm/140lb HP watercolor paper.. this allowed me many more layers and so better for the experimentation!!! I am very happy with both pieces!! and is something I am going to explore further and perhaps see if I can incorporate it into my other “segmented” style so many wonderful possibilities.. these are quite small approx. 5 x 7″ so whatever I do…

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Some recent bits and pieces to share…

Hi everyone, I thought I’d share with you some of the little and not so little bits and pieces I’ve done recently.. some of these have been just little “plays” on a new paper/surface (Bristol Vellum) and a couple of the others have been just random pieces while I think about my next more significant pieces.. Here are the experiments on the Bristol Vellum         This piece was a play on Arches Watercolor Paper 300gsm/140lb Smooth, Faber…

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