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This Week's Finished Paintings

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Summer is a theme in some of the most recent finished paintings in my oil paintings classes.  Joyce White (above) took a not-so-perfect photograph and made magic happen.

Marcia Amason will be having her own solo show at Red Dot opening in September.


Becky Haines has been doing some lovely reflective still lives based on her own photographs.



Glenda Weathers is experimenting with simplifying more complicated scenes. This was her first try and she really nailed it.

My Newest Paintings

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Heaven's Sweetest Air
These paintings were completed in the last few months. The bear is a departure, as it is an animal (unclothed) in its natural habitat. I loved doing the landscape so much that I might explore the genre a bit. All paintings are oil on board, were finished in 2017 and measure 16" x 20."


Such Heavenly Touches


In Thy Soul's Thought


Thy Gift, Thy Tables are Within My Brain


Thou Gild'st the Even


Warrior Famoused for Fight



Student Show Now Open

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The Red Dot 2017 Student Show opened Friday night to the usual friendly and enthusiastic crowds that support our openings. We are grateful to the students, collectors, friends, and well-wishers who make Red Dot the happy place that it is. 






















Botanical Benefits

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Recent regular morning walks at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens have given me less exercise than usual because of my very frequent photo stops. Our gardens are magnificent, free, and are so well-cared-for it seems like worker gnomes must be on duty at all times.