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Monday, June 29, 2015

4th of July Week


4th of July Bear
Acrylic on Canvas

Celebrate,'s the week to celebrate the Independence of our country;  the date of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence;  the birth of the United States of America as an independent nation.  
July 4, 1776.

Celebration Bear
Acrylic on Canvas

The studio is filled with tubes of crimson, pthalo and white as well as sketches, drawings and paintings of bears.  
It's a Lake Tahoe Celebration. 
 Happy July 4th!!!!
Have a great and fun week.

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Monday, June 15, 2015

Bear Paintings

How It Happened

A week ago I was unpacking, unpacking, unpacking which leads to putting away, putting away, putting away, and organizing, organizing, organizing as well as cleaning, cleaning, cleaning.  And you know what happens when you do that?  You find things you have forgotten about, you find things that spark new ideas, you just find things.  What starts as a bit of an ordeal and chore turns into creative inspiration.  

So when I laid out tube after tube of pigments, and realized some needed to be used soon, something happened.

When I opened drawers to put away beads and found stacks of textured origami papers, something happened.

When I opened a sketch book from a couple years ago and saw a sketch of a bear, something happened.  

Oh, sketches of bears you say.....  I have wanted to paint these visitors for many years but just could not figure out how I wanted to present them.  I sat down and did another sketch because my brain was firing on all cylinders, filled with ideas of COLOR, TEXTURE, COLOR, TEXTURE....and bears.

The studio has been a beehive of furious activity with cutting and gluing papers, brushes dipping into a riot of color, fingers smearing the pigments.  And something happened! A new group of paintings has begun, and here they are.....

Sleepy Bear

Standing Baby Bear

Sly Bear

Hug Me Bear

Something happened all right.  I found a new group of paintings, a new direction, but one that is based on all my previous work with small differences.  More to come...

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Pamela Hunt Lee

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Studio Events

It's That Time Of Year

Yes it is.  It's the time of year to clean up the S.Cal studio, get some organizing done, pack up a bit of it, and move myself north.  Check, check, check and moving tomorrow. There is something cathartic about the process of creating cleanliness in the studio.  It's also a time to take a look at what was created during the last few months....


All The Poppies In The Moat

Beach Walk

Yellow Hammer Dreams

Peace War-War Peace

Tools of the Trade

Riverbank Identity

Looking West - Delores Patencio

Delores Patencio

Some of the Jewelry:

That's some of what came out of the studio. Moving north for the summer brings new inspiration which will lead to new work.  All cleaned up and cleaned out; ready for the move.

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