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I’ve been having fun at the sip and paint studio taking old sample paintings that have gotten a little beat up and painting over them with what I call “Page’s Ponderings.” I shifted from painting quickly with thick, impasto paint for my dancer series, to precise, time-consuming painting with thin, smooth paint for my realist paintings, and I think I’ve needed something in between to bridge my brain gap. I do these paintings while I teach and am waiting for my students to catch up (so, in short bursts), and I layer and layer and play with stencils and words and cartoony images.
As part of the Page’s Ponderings paintings, I’ve done a couple that feature a little purple elephant for kids’ rooms. Here’s the first:
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