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Opera House

I can’t explain the inspiration behind this, nor do I quite understand it. I’ll just be grateful for the muse. :)
This is a 16×20 oil on canvas,
The ladies feel like they are the last ones at the Opera house after the show has ended. I can’t help but wonder what they see off in the distance that has them amused …

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Be Light

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Based on an impressionist painting I encountered, it’s a gift for my niece. A gentle prayer:

In darkness, be light.
You are everything you need.
So shine bright and true.

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Snow fox. (now you tree it, now you don’t)

The young fox pauses
Greeting an evening snowfall
Delighted, tastes air

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One of the joys of oils is your ability to revisit the landscape in your painting. In my first iteration, I was convinced that the lone fox couldn’t hold interest on his own. I brought a tree into the foreground to add interest, but, the more I got to know my fox, the more his personality demanded center stage. And there he stands.

Before After
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Room with a view

I have a view out my bedroom window of the sunrise over a hill, through the trees. Each day greets me with a rainbow. It’s amazing. Inspired by the morning doves and the sunrise is a series of 36 in by 36 inch oils

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on canvas. Glad I have a spot for 9 feet of color.