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Monday Morning Art School: How to scale up a small sketch

Carol L. DouglasMar 19, 20183 min read

When working big, start with a smaller sketch and grid it up. It’s easy.A large canvas transferred from a 9X12…

The Bourbon Trail

Carol L. DouglasMar 16, 2018

Our national identity is to be found in diners and city parks, cypress swamps and little towns, local church services,…

This line of country

Carol L. DouglasMar 15, 2018

Google maps makes it possible to play cat-and-mouse in your car.Parke County, Indiana, from an earlier midwest painting trip.Most of…

Goodbye, New Orleans

Carol L. DouglasMar 14, 2018

I had to leave you because of the beignets. We were developing one of those Southern Gothic relationships where they…

This painting isn’t as bad as it looks

Carol L. DouglasMar 13, 2018

Actually, it was pretty much a failure, but I will try again today.Gator pond, Gulf Islands National Seashore, Ocean Spring,…