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Villa Lucci-Day 284: Morning Song

A new travel adventure begins. This series chronicles the migration from Ohio to a new studio life at Villa Lucci in Mazomanie, Wisconsin. A week of contrasts. From Sunday to Thursday, I basked in the color and (sometimes warm but … Continue reading

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Y2 Art Resolutions #5: Buried But Not Obscured

I could not help myself. When you begin to experiment with layering media, the evolutions can be surprising. Exhilarating. And the ideas relentless. After experimenting with a blue palette the other day, I wondered how transparent gold and warm reds … Continue reading

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Study 103: Art Resolutions-The Art of Alice

Art Resolutions is a self-imposed initiative to create an art study every day for a year. More than a study. I have been quiet but not uncreative. Quiet but not idle. Quiet and accomplishing a behemoth artistic goal. For a … Continue reading

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Study 82: Art Resolutions—Pleasant Abstractions

Art Resolutions is a self-imposed initiative to create an art study every day for a year. Four, maybe five times, in my Illinois childhood, my parents would take us to Pleasant Lake in Wisconsin for a long weekend. We stayed … Continue reading

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Study 45: Art Resolutions-Squiring the Eye

Art Resolutions is a self-imposed initiative to create an art study every day for a year. Welcome to Study 45. Of the many skills and sensitivities required to create work of merit, decision making is one of the least documented … Continue reading

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From Bahston with Love: Kin, Kennedy, and How it Rolls in Southie

Twelve months ago, I said goodbye to Cortona, Italy. Another travel season is nearly over. Last summer Alaska, New York, Paris, and Italy. This summer — the west, especially Montana then Minneapolis, Wisconsin, and Boston. Significantly different experiences, but equal fodder … Continue reading

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Episode 10: The Kalispell Adventure-Peak Experiences

  Prologue This week was, as my former mother-in-law would have said, challenging. Being able to return to the memories and photos and Kalispell Adventure inspirations is healing after a week on “the front line.” So now, step back in time with … Continue reading

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