Painting in Progress, and a Walk

To begin a painting, I like to create an underpainting con brio. That’s fancy for “letting the paint fly”. This one is planning to be a wetland painting, with an egret in it. Let’s see if that is where it goes. I’ll keep you posted. In the meantime I ran off to play hooky atContinue reading “Painting in Progress, and a Walk”

Dickcissel?

melissabluefineart.com Once in awhile I’m able to capture more than a blur of feathers when I’m out in the field. My policy is to click first and ask questions later, so here is my little bird. Can anyone tell me what she is? I think she is a Dickcissel. The habitat is restored open tall-grassContinue reading “Dickcissel?”

Choosing Joy

melissabluefineart.com Today when I ventured out to my favorite little coffee shop I was surprised to find the TV on there, tuned to news. It seems another police officer has been shot, this time in a little town near my home. They have pretty much shut down the entire area while they hunt for theContinue reading “Choosing Joy”

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