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It isn't officially summer yet, but that won't stop me from dipping my spoon in some vanilla bean.  These empty containers come in handy when painting.  And no...I didn't consume all this ice-cream.  I'm thankful for friends who remember that I save the empties for my work.  What's the product(s) you save to help you when it comes to painting?

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Outdoor Studio

Artista Nova: Behind the scenes.  One of the many things I love of about living in Southern California is my outdoor studio!  My outdoor studio is located underneath the palm trees of Venice, Ca.  In my solitude, I enjoy painting in this serene artist compound.   The peaceful vibe definitely helps me create.   Where's you inspirational place?

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Main St. Mural

Artista Nova embraces the challenge of hand-painting an 8'x32' Acrylic on wood mural.  With an assortment of brushes, the Main St. Mural: Rhythms was created.  Located near Venice Circle, the mural was inspired by the Venice Community to reflect and beautify the neighborhood.  Anyone have any stories of hand painting a large mural, feeling like your arm's going to fall off?

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