Hanna Winery

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Just one of the lovely vistas as you sit and taste wine at the Hanna Winery in Alexander Valley. Get  a salad from the Jimtown General store on your way there and enjoy a lovely afternoon in Sonoma County, California.

Inspired by Amber…

Amber Inspired

This portrait was inspired by lesson #14 by Muriel Stegers in the Let’s Face It class. Although it deviates quite a bit from the lesson, it definitely got its beginnings there. I worked with a different palette for the flesh tones, influenced in part by Muriel’s color choices. My portraits usually have a wistful appearance which for me expresses the sadness I feel over recent family losses, the tragedies occurring almost daily across the world, and the seemingly insurmountable hatred that people have for each other. There is a yearning in her expression for peace.

She

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I had painted a background for a portrait I am working on and I always like to take photos of the backgrounds to use for digital pieces. I used some design elements from itKuPilli and some textures from design Cuts on this piece. Entitled, “She.”