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This should happen more often…

Sunday, April 18th, 2010

Well, it would be nice if I posted more regularly. I need to get a handle on that. It seems I get so engrossed in making art that it is easy to forget about blogging it.

I have finished the ketuba (Jewish marriage contract) I was working on. The couple now have it, so I can show you what it looks like.

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I’m really happy with the way this piece worked out. It was a lot of meticulous painting, but the gold gouache really sparkles surrounded by the rich green and blue. The couple liked it, too!

I’ve also been working on more birds. I’ve been inspired by spring and decided to try making some smaller-scale birds. This purple and blue bird is one of them. It reminds me of summer evening skies.

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Other Than Birds

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

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Besides working on the bird sculptures, I’ve been occupied with a ketuba for an April wedding. Right now, I’m working on the border designs, which are all hand-painted. Here’s a sneak peek!