Author Archives: loubelcher

About loubelcher

I'm a freelance artist and writer. I enjoy anything whimsical and my art and writing generally concentrate on the lighter side of life.

Before You Write – After a Break

I haven’t posted in a long time…maybe years. That doesn’t mean I am finished with what I have to say. It just means I may need to shift to different topics. Hi to all who followed me in the past. … Continue reading

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Deep in Paint

So, yes, I’ve been absent from the blog for a while. I have been deep in painting and have a whole new painting life. A couple months ago, I took a 12-week on-line painting class. It concentrated mostly on abstract … Continue reading

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Abstract 0002

I had a really good day yesterday. I painted this on Monday. First, it started as a cityscape, then became a floral, then I just kept applying paint until it was an abstract and I was happy with it. Yesterday … Continue reading

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Sunday – Funday

Art Here’s my latest painting. This one is 8″ x 8″ x 1.5″ mixed media (acrylic, charcoal, paint sticks) on gallery-wrapped canvas. Just an experiment with the yellow background. I do enjoy flowers… And, I know all you in the … Continue reading

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Sunday Selfie Blog Hop…

Yes, we are participating in the Sunday Selfie Blog Hop put on by The Cat on My Head blog. We hope you all have a wonderful day! Us? We’re getting our easy on! hugs, Bugsy, Knuckles, and HH (Lou)

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Happy Weekend

Art Here’s yesterday’s painting… Not a joke. More times than any artist cares to admit, paintings just don’t work out. I used to fret over the failures and try to fix them. I painted the painting above a couple days … Continue reading

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I’m Free…..

It Seems to Me… Have you ever been on a board.  I’ve been on the  boards of a writer’s group, the condo association, and art leagues.  Usually, I would say that it’s well worth your while. After all, it’s good … Continue reading

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Jumpstarting 2019

This piece is the large floral (24″ x 30″) painting. On gallery-wrapped canvas that I completed in the fall workshop I did with Lynn Whipple. The workshop was wonderful. I have a couple more paintings from that 3-day workshop that … Continue reading

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Whip this up in minutes…

Ha! Just kidding… This recipe actually takes quite a bit of time but is therapeutic to do… I posted this on The Helpful Blogger yesterday. Thought you might like to see it. You could make a vegan very thankful on … Continue reading

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Maybe your skin is tighter than mine….

Maybe your skin is tighter than mine — especially around the jowls — but this happened to me Saturday at the book fair…… While sitting there, I worked on the above pen and ink. A lady came by and loved … Continue reading

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