Category Archives: Farm Life

Y2 Art Resolutions: #12-Queen Anne of the Muchmore Kitchen

Y2 Art Resolutions is the second year of an evolving resolution to elevate every day by looking at art and creativity as a life’s philosophy. The summer heat has nearly strangled the waves of roadside chicory and Queen Anne’s lace. … Continue reading

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Study 100: Art Resolutions-The Mt. Muchmore Pine

Art Resolutions is a self-imposed initiative to create an art study every day for a year. When I moved to Mt. Muchmore, I was little impressed with the crooked, lone pine that stood sentinel on the front lawn. Not a … Continue reading

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Study 98: Art Resolutions-Taking liberties with plums

Art Resolutions is a self-imposed initiative to create an art study every day for a year. Back and forth I go, seeing nature as it is. Seeing nature in abstraction. The reductionist in me enjoys that in abstracting, focus goes … Continue reading

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Study 97: Art Resolutions-In the Weeds

Art Resolutions is a self-imposed initiative to create an art study every day for a year. I am in the weeds again this morning. Another brief impression in morning hues. The beauty of watercolor is that you begin mixing the … Continue reading

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Study 83: Art Resolutions-Early Me Meets Later Me

Art Resolutions is a self-imposed initiative to create an art study every day for a year. PBS aired a documentary on the Cliburn piano competition and I am inspired. Lately, I have succumbed to the increasing speed of my life’s … 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 78: Art Resolutions-Garden Inspirations and Genetics

Art Resolutions is a self-imposed initiative to create an art study every day for a year. Being a Farm Girl I grew up on a farm and that has defined me in a some very basic ways. My work ethic, … Continue reading

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