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Thursday, March 22, 2012

The clouds are back

9 by 12 watercolor, 140 pound d'Arches paper
That's what Susan said looking at the magnificent skies yesterday and today. It seems like it's been a long time since we've had dramatic skies, and we've been blessed  with many in the past two weeks, and days. This doesn't even capture a hint of them, but I've tried. Photographs are sometimes better. Yesterday, this was out the window while I was playing chess.
And this when I got a haircut. It's watercolor weather.

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