today's guest blogger is amy whitehouse.  she is not just an exceptional artist, she is also mother to my sweet hubby and now, "mom mom" to miss elinor.  i am honored to feature her work on this blog again and let her share some creative inspiration with you.  ben and i are blessed to have many amy whitehouse originals coloring the walls of our home.  if you wnt to be inspired or pick up a new little something to add to your own art collection, check out her site and blog...
thank you amy!
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For any plein aire painters, you may enjoy the story behind this painting.
My friend Maryann and I had planned to paint together
at an old adobe home site where an acquaintance lives.
We each packed our art supplies, snacks, coffee;
we met early morning as planned, ready to go!
I unpacked my paints, my easel, my turp can, my palette,
and...oh no! where are my brushes?
Yep, forgot the brushes.  However I did have a couple of paper towels,
found a stick on the ground and went to work.
The result is today's posting
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