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The Villa Lucci Life-Day 28: The inn opens, a gig, and a gold medal

The Villa Lucci Life chronicles the continuing creative adventures of an artist, nomad, and proprietress of an “Italian villa” art studio set in Wisconsin. Transitioning from a traditional working life. January 26th was my last day as a full-time federal … Continue reading

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Y3 Art Resolutions: #6 Geisha-The final act?

Art Resolutions is the third year of an evolving resolution to elevate every day by looking at art and creativity as a life’s philosophy. Tonight, Geisha is channeling Matisse. She is in full regalia–make up, parasol, technicolor kimono. Though I … Continue reading

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Y3 Art Resolutions #5: Geisha 2-v3

Art Resolutions is the third year of an evolving resolution to elevate every day by looking at art and creativity as a life’s philosophy. After yesterday’s close up, Geisha has decided that it is not enough. She wants full exposure … Continue reading

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#4 Geisha 2-v2 in color

Art Resolutions is the third year of an evolving resolution to elevate every day by looking at art and creativity as a life’s philosophy. Geisha got enthusiastically cropped the first time I imported her into the digital painting program. Face, … Continue reading

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Y2 Art Resolutions: #15 Hawks Over the Mountains of Guilin

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. Until I traveled to Alaska, I didn’t realize how different mountains could be. Like my … Continue reading

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Y2 Art Resolutions #7: Creative deconstruction

Y2 Art Resolutions is the second year of an evolving resolution to elevate every day by looking at art and creativity as life’s philosophy. Some days the multiple dimensions of life are more than I can or want to handle. … 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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