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Tuesday, March 29, 2022

The doves returned, with my mother of course

I had been working on this canvas, and it started with a more realistic dove, but I didn't like it. The thing is my mother came to me the day she died as a dove-she sat in a tree for over an hour not moving while I was inside the picture window painting the house. 

So when doves have come to me in the past 9 years since her death …nine times out of ten it is her. The dove returned that nested here last year and I was thinking of that dove as I painted, I was honored she returned tot he same nesting spot, but I think I was really thinking of my mother.

I am not sure if this canvas will go to Sundance or not. If you are interested in it, please contact me. 


Carol Kitchell said...

I love that you're such a conduit for life. You absorb in life or pick up the messages, transmute it all into art, and then send the art and observations out to us to have or hold.

Katherine Dunn/Apifera Farm said...

thank you for taking time to visit and comment, Carol.

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