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The process of painting the  portrait and capturing the personalities  explained and shown here.

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Posted by Anita Brett on December 1, 2011 at 1:25 PM Comments comments (0)

The chill off of this leaf. .

The sun giving images never seen in the shade

The biting nose of Frost

The cackling mouth

The BITE of Winter

The Mask

Posted by Anita Brett on November 28, 2011 at 1:20 PM Comments comments (0)


The sun strongly shown in my studio

casting a glorious warmth and shadow.

The lower right tip of the leaf gave my mask an nose.

His lips- the lower right side.

Imagination and Creation



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Dancing Duck

Posted by Anita Brett on November 25, 2011 at 1:10 PM Comments comments (0)

One fo the reasons I started watercolor paintings

Is that I wanted to  publish a children's book on

the personalities of leaves.

I have many but have never published , printed or framed them until now.

I present to you

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faceless - homeless - in Mexico

Posted by Anita Brett on November 23, 2011 at 12:40 PM Comments comments (0)



The radio played a song

the singer lamented that his world only included himself


both his heart and eyes saw

a homeless woman whose face stayed in his...

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Posted by Anita Brett on November 18, 2011 at 1:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Is he a clown


Kung fu Panda

with a Matrix hand bidding forward pasage?

I think he is ready to do cart wheels off the page


break the machines. . .

One in One hundred forty-eight Million

Posted by Anita Brett on November 18, 2011 at 12:25 PM Comments comments (0)

My daughter and I went to Montterey Mexico this summer.

Most people who go to Monterrey have business ties,


drug ties.

We went because we had Orphan ties,

well, at least we went to build ...

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It's All Too Much!

Posted by Anita Brett on March 20, 2011 at 10:36 AM Comments comments (1)

I'm American

so I have THINGS


My gift to my husband this year

is to de-clutter


It's All Too Much!

This is also the title of a great book

on de-cluttering.

But then

I look at the news


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March Madness or Sunshine

Posted by Anita Brett on March 8, 2011 at 11:53 AM Comments comments (0)

When you live in Michigan

March can have madness because of the Universities Basketball teams,

but also the weather!


 the sun is shining, the birds are singing and there has been

snow on the ground for all but

four days

since December 12.

Rejoicing in today!

Posted by Anita Brett on February 10, 2011 at 8:44 PM Comments comments (0)

It is -10F outside tonight with the wind chill.

I was at the Spartan Basketball game with my husband.

We were ahead by 20 points at half time.


The small community here in East Lansing  is refreshing.

Who you are when you are alone, is who you are  to every one.

How freeing is that, , ,


I have lived in big cities,

 then we moved here.

Well, Austin wasn't huge...


Finally, I lov...

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Gesture of Line

Posted by Anita Brett on October 5, 2010 at 11:54 AM Comments comments (0)

Kresge Art museum has Life Drawing.

I had Life drawing in New York City

But never imagined East Lansing to have such an option.

I love the colors


and lines


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