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Collector & Artist Newsletter Subscription

November 9, 2012
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FOR YEARS I HAVE BEEN SENDING col­lec­tors and artists quar­terly news, arti­cles, new works and more via email. My list is now so large that I had to switch to a stan­dard ser­vice (AWeber.) You are invited to sub­scribe using the form below or fol­low the link under the form. You’ll receive a con­fir­ma­tion email. Just click the link to secure your sub­scrip­tion! You can unsub­scribe at any time. Col­lec­tor & Artist Newslet­ter Subscription Name: Email: We respect your email pri­vacy Pow­ered by AWe­ber Autore­spon­der Link to my web page form: Col­lec­tor & Artist News Sub­scrip­tion Form
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A Treat From Pinterest

November 9, 2012
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I CREATED A GRAPHIC for my Pin­ter­est board, and wanted to post it here for you as well. Enjoy:)
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New Video on “DianeTV” — Creating Small Paintings

July 26, 2012
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NEW! The first of a two part movie on YouTube. Part 1, describes the project, con­cept­ing, and all the prepa­ra­tion done before paint­ing. It is a com­mis­sioned job with two small paint­ings and how I go about plan­ning. Part 2 com­ing soon, will be about how I approach the paint­ing exe­cu­tion, color mix­ing and fin­ish of the two paintings....
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Turning Twisted Painting Problems into Successes!

April 30, 2012
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TODAY I BOUGHT AND INSTALLED a new 150 ft. gar­den hose. The shiny new green bun­dle looked like a cinch to install and use right away. NOT. The easy part was attach­ing the hose to the spikot. But the next hour felt more like an upper body work­out than a nice smooth project. You should have seen it. I...
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Recommended Webinar for Artists

February 27, 2012
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PAINTERS AND COLLECTORS, a lit­tle urgency here. One of my col­leagues Larry Seiler has put together a great series that is com­ing around again. He is an incred­i­ble painter — inside and out  - and I never hes­i­tate to tout his teaching/painting exper­tise to any of my readers/students/colleagues/collectors. Here is the infor­ma­tion for this online event: “Event Descrip­tion: Wet­Can­vas...
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Its The Money!

Beware of buying every paint tube color offered by any manufacturer. Premixed colors are there for your convenience and THEIR profits. Save $ by using a limited palette of 3, 6 or 12 colors plus white. From these you can mix/emulate just about color you need!