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San Simeon to Gunnison…notes from an artist

  San Simeon School House, 1909, oil on linen 9×12 2019 by cheri sabraw My oil painting skills are maturing, a testament to instruction by self and by teacher. This small painting above sprung from a reference photo I took … Continue reading

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From my fine art blog

by cheri This story seemed to be more than just about art, so I am sending all of my readers the link.    

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A fresh start

by cheri sabraw Light at the beginning or end of day is the best for photography and painting. To that point, I arose early this morning to hike the road while the light was low in the eastern horizon. I … Continue reading

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Light

by cheri sabraw Spring has begun to show her petticoats but Winter, well, he refuses to go away, hibernate, and return next November. Fall, my favorite friend, never does this. Oh sure, sometimes she flares up in late October like … Continue reading

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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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Light and beauty all in one

by cheri sabraw I’ve been drawing horses for the last several months in preparation for a class I hope to take in Arizona entitled “Drawing and Painting Horses in the Light” so you will understand why I stopped at the … Continue reading

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A Hot day in Paradise

  by cheri sabraw Right.

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My friends, the Clydes (again)

by cheri I’m not sure when my love affair with horses began. I know they were the subject of most of my childhood scribblings, as well as role models for my cantering around the school playground, shaking my mane and … Continue reading

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Mr. Churchill, the painter

by cheri sabraw I’m not sure when it occurred to me to begin painting my photographs. But in doing so, new neural pathways of thought are growing  like spring jasmine tendrils. I am not at the helm of  my frenetic … Continue reading

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Capturing the best of life

by cheri sabraw I paint from photography in an effort to capture the essence of the photo and to enjoy myself, my mind far from the stresses of life. In the case of these two paintings, done at the request … Continue reading

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