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    Seraphine de Senlis, Visionary Artist

    Seraphine Louis (1864-1942) or "Seraphine de Senlis" was an artist during a time when women, especially impoverished women, never became "serious" artists. She was compelled to create soaring, lush paintings, some over two meters high.…

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    Antique Jars, New Treasures

    Jars such as these are so special. There is something appealing about utilitarian objects like these glass containers that were used almost a century ago! The color, the shape, the handwork that went into the…

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    Watercolor Wednesday

    This became hummingbirds but that's another post for another watercolor wednesday! At least that's my plan... Famous last words.

  • Fat Pink Sheep on a Beach

    This painting did not start out as pink sheep on a beach! It was splashes of water and paint on white paper. I'd had a vague dream of a beach and the color had remained…