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Sith Happens when more than three show up….

Okay, I have engaged in the creative craziness again by wanting to create three new costumes for Halloween.  And the party is scheduled for 28th of October, so I have even less time to get things done. We decided to

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Posted in Art, Costume, Halloween, Star Wars

Helm of Awetumn….

Okay, I could not resist the pun.  You see the symbol in the center of the painting is called a Helm of Awe and there are Fall or Autumn leaves…. get it?   The Helm of Awe is part of

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Posted in Art, Asatru, Painting

Customer Service Blues

It’s not in my nature to complain about everything, but it seems as each year goes by that one has to complain vigorously to get things corrected.  And that’s a shame.  The professional world has really taken a nose dive

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Posted in Art, Business, Culture

The Great Seal of Nevada – My way!

The State of Nevada is about to celebrate its 150th birthday this October 31st, and being a native Nevadan, I decided to do some artwork to celebrate this occasion.  Since I was born here and went to school here, I

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Posted in Art, Culture, Halloween, Nevada

Courage

Courage comes in all sorts of packages. Sometimes courage is grandiose and fabulous with death defying feats while sometimes courage is small but meaningful like a baby’s first step. I am writing about courage that is more akin to the

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Posted in Art, Inspiration, Painting

To sell my artwork or not to sell my artwork? – That is the question.

I have two paintings that are ready to be sold. And usually my biggest problem is finding a place to have them available for people to look at. Well, there is a place that was set up by a local

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Posted in Art, Culture, Goals

First Irminsul Painting Project

I have been wanting to explore into more of the imagery of the Northern/Western European ancient cultures, and so I finally sat down and started to work on some of the Irminsul, which is associated with the Norse God Tyr,

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Posted in Art, Asatru, Culture, Heathen, Irminsul

Pinto Valley Wilderness Painting

Sometimes the artistic process is a curious thing. Normally one would paint the painting and then find a frame that would go well with the painting, but in this case life’s realities inspired the art choice. There are different thoughts

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Posted in Art, Inspiration, Painting

Paintbrush back in hand with Odin

Since my disappointment with the Color Theory class back in the Fall 2013, I have felt incredibly empty and have deeply missed working on the art projects and learning.  I love learning, especially when being taught by intelligent thoughtful organized

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Posted in Art, Asatru, Heathen, Inspiration, Painting

The Straw that might Break the Artist’s Back

Color Theory is an important class for any artist to study and understand.  I don’t have a problem with being required to learn about Color Theory.  It’s just like being a composer and learning about music theory, it is an

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Posted in Art, Education, Online Study