Dia de los Muertos

A year ago I lost my beloved Tula to lymphoma-@*&%$#@Cancer!

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Tula

I was hit by the triple whammy of mourning, autumn and the dreaded “Falling Back!”

It was dark, rainy and cold.

So what does an artist do to raise her spirits?

Paint skeletons!

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My 1st painting was done in acrylic on an old board with appliqued, dried, ferns.

I painted several memorial images of Tula, and other dogs and cats.

Pansyweb

PansyCat

Seabiscuitweb

The ghost of Seabiscuit

pike

Northern Pike

solsticesheep

The solstice sheep

This year my Dia de los Muertos altar will be packed with color and light to honor my beloved dead.

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