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Progress and New Conteporary Gallery Opening!

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I’ve made progress on the latest portrait, and have gone to some fun events surrounding the opening of the C Gallery of Contemporary Art in Los Alamos. Connie Rohde Stanchfield, (a friend and art teacher from my high school days), and her daughter Nina Rohde Brown opened the C Gallery together this summer after Connie retired from a inspiring career of teaching art and drama at Santa Ynez Union High School. It was fun to …
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Dress Rehearsal…

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Three months later I’m back, but only to do a practice painting for a commissioned portrait. I want to finally finish up the series. I got the 14th painting further along than before but have been too busy this summer to get back to it or post my progress. Here’s the start for the commissioned portrait of a boy: Here’s the photo:
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Exciting Art Books and My Return to Painting!

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Two friends independently gave me art books, and right around the same time I ordered one for myself! I was inspired by all of them, but I’m in seventh heaven with the book I bought on Frida Kahlo! In order to justify buying an eighth book on Frida Kahlo, whom I’ve long adored, I ordered the cheapest copy of Lozano’s book I could find, which I imagined would be battered up, with the pages separating …