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John Payne Art Teacher

Leaving for Guam

All my bags are packed I’m ready to go. I’m standing here outside your door.  You know the rest of the song.  Ready for Guam.  I think this is my 20th trip there and this time I am determined to […]

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Print day!

Alrighty then.  I have been having a bit of good luck lately.  Maybe I am just rolling with it better, but I am ready to push forward.  Cracking out the small press and trying out some old, and hopefully new […]

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Sculpture Install

Well it is finally ready.  The first in my urban edition installs.  I learned a lot from this, but it is up and only the beginning. The aftermath, with a whole lot of clean up. Things I learned: Scout the […]

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Guam Prep.

Well it is that time of year when I am off to Guam.  This year’s military trip is going to be different.  Taking cameras, plexus plates, gels plates, and Akua inks.  I am going to try and capture the island […]

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Sculpture day

Well yesterday was a wonderful 80 degrees here in Texas, so I was back in the studio trying out new ideas and really getting to know the new tools.  I had some old screens from about 12 years ago, and […]

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Print Day Flub

Well, trying to get a little work in for my daughter’s volleyball team, a whole lot of fulbs occurred.  The pressure washer died and my pinter is almost out of black toner.  Going it “old school” style like back in […]

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Christmas Is Art Making Time

Well I have been at the family farm for two days now and the drive down from Dallas was great, save a glitch with the GPS system on the Tacoma that took Jazmin, Bella, Sally and myself off the highway […]

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Last prints in edition

So the print sale was more successful than I thought.  I have 3 left from the “Electric Sunset” edition.  $5.00 a piece. 17X14

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Off on an adventure!

Getting ready to head out over the river and through the woods to Grandmother’s house, I stopped by our local pie artisan.  Beth’s Artisan Pies, in Carrollton right off the Bush Toll road and Josey Lane. These pies are all […]

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Last day TAEA.

Well it has been a great conference where I was able to connect and reconnect with many different people.  Feeling revived!!  Cassie Stevens is Amazing. Best quote…when you are getting beat down by others and feeling bad about yourself… “Why […]

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