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Honor Thy Father & Mother collection: Part 5

Barb Toland My Stuff

Honor Thy Father & Mother collection: Part 5

Let's pick up where we left off in the last blog post, as I continue to share my journey with you of working on this latest watercolor & encaustic collection, Honor Thy Father & Mother. This collection is meant to honor my Mom & Dad who have both passed in recent years. And with an even wider brushstroke...

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Honor Thy Father & Mother collection: Part 4

Barb Toland My Stuff

Honor Thy Father & Mother collection: Part 4

Let's pick up where we left off in the last blog post, where I shared with you my journey while working on my newest watercolor & encaustic collection, Honor Thy Father & Mother...

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Honor Thy Father & Mother collection: Part 3

Barb Toland My Stuff

Honor Thy Father & Mother collection: Part 3

Let's pick up where we left off in the last blog post, where I shared with you my journey while working on my newest watercolor & encaustic collection, Honor Thy Father & Mother...

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Honor Thy Father & Mother collection: Part 1

Barb Toland My Stuff

Honor Thy Father & Mother collection: Part 1

Over the past couple months, in addition to the Venus de Milo series, I've also quietly been conceptualizing & beginning to work on a new collection I've decided to call, "Honor Thy Father & Mother" ❤💜 This collection of 26 pieces ranging in size from 4" x 4" minis up to 24" x 24" larger works, will be a combination of...

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Venus de Milo: Becoming

Barb Toland My Stuff

Venus de Milo: Becoming

I'm so excited to share the story behind my new series with you today! I've dubbed it, Venus de Milo: Becoming. I know, I know. Michelle Obama's book is called Becoming. The title came to me out of the blue. I swear...

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