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Studio vs. plein air painting, 2017

  by cheri sabraw I returned to oil painting last year after a 50-year hiatus, setting up  my studio in one of our guest bedrooms. In order to acquaint myself with painting in general, I tried several subjects in acrylic … Continue reading

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Our owlets

by cheri sabraw I called Irv the other day. Irv, we are being overrun with rodents! I know I was the Pied Piper of Mission San Jose High School, but the rats, mice, vols, and gophers have taken my reputation … Continue reading

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Hogwarts in the Olive Orchard

by cheri sabraw Those of you who have been hanging around my blog for four years will remember my photo montage and accompanying description of the Bird Man of Sunol, Irv’s, building us a custom owl box and installing it … Continue reading

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Our Owl Box

by cheri I’ve come to the conclusion that a barn owl couple will not be inhabiting our owl box, erected three years ago,  any time soon. There is no good reason why not. It’s full of ample room with pine … Continue reading

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