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Yearly Archives: 2011

Favourite Things

Since I’m not working at the moment, and because I’ve had some recent discussions relating to favourite things and recommendations, I’m adding something a bit different to these pages. From time to time, in addition to some of the book recommendations I have shared, I’m going to add an occasional post about some of my […]

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The Internal Compass

PLEASE NOTE: Diane is currently on a long-term hiatus and will not be online for an undetermined timed. Thank you for your patience. “A sense of place is the sixth sense, an internal compass and map made by memory and spatial perception together.” ~Rebecca Solnit

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Quiet

I’ve been quiet lately and may be absent from the Internet for a while. In the meantime, here’s a quiet photo from one of my rare trips into town. See you soon. (UPDATE: I am taking a bit of a ‘break’ though I’m definitely not on any vacation. For fine art enquiries or to arrange […]

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Loving the Square

One of my favourite crops for artwork, whether it’s photographic art or a painting is the square. {Another favourite is a panoramic rectangle — say a 10 x 20 for instance, but that’s a different post.} I’m not sure if it’s the symmetry of a square crop, or if it’s something else that makes the […]

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Canvas Gallery Wrap — an Artful Expression

Oh – ooh — oooh, it arrived! One of the pieces of fine art photography that I offer for sale has arrived. Well actually, I ordered this one for myself and it’s one I will also be using for an upcoming gallery showing. As you know, equine art is a current home decor trend these […]

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Copyright

Do you know your rights as a writer or as an artist? If you are not a writer, illustrator, photographer, artist, musician, do you know how NOT to infringe on those rights? I’ve written posts before about photographer’s rights, but as a writer as well, I am amazed at how people give no value at […]

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