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  1. My Favorite Glue Stick

    Snapshot Title: My Favorite Glue Stick
    Taken by: Roz Stendahl

    Image: Roz's studio #1
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    UHU (purple!) gluestick



  2. Experiment

    Snapshot Title: Experiment
    Taken by: Roz Stendahl

    Image: Roz's studio #1
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    I experimented with various media and sizes applied to fabric in a 19th century procedure for painting watercolor on fabric. This, with Neocolor II, was made on the leftovers and is my favorite.



  3. Tundra Swan

    Snapshot Title: Tundra Swan
    Taken by: Roz Stendahl

    Image: Roz's studio #1
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    This is still my favorite of my bird paintings. Too bad you can't see it. Mixed media, mostly gouache.



  4. Grandpa Lou

    Snapshot Title: Grandpa Lou
    Taken by: Roz Stendahl

    Image: Roz's studio #1
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    My paternal grandfather (who had polio). Watercolor on plate bristol.



  5. Catalogs

    Snapshot Title: Catalogs
    Taken by: Roz Stendahl

    Image: Roz's studio #1
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    Art Supply catalogs for ordering stuff, and my first responder manual!



  6. Dick as a Fashion Doll

    Snapshot Title: Dick as a Fashion Doll
    Taken by: Roz Stendahl

    Image: Roz's studio #1
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    Too bad you can't see all of this, it's hilarious! It's what you do when you have spare time at the end of a long day on the computer!



  7. ©Julie Hagan Bloch

    Snapshot Title: ©Julie Hagan Bloch
    Taken by: Roz Stendahl

    Image: Roz's studio #1
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    Block print card from friend and artist Julie Hagan Bloch.



  8. Dottie's Death Announcement

    Snapshot Title: Dottie's Death Announcement
    Taken by: Roz Stendahl

    Image: Roz's studio #1
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    The cover quotation is from an Alec Baldwin movie, "Thick as Thieves." Inside: a bit of writing about Dot's death and a life-size impression of her foot print (which was actually made from life),



  9. Em and Dot on a Holiday Card

    Snapshot Title: Em and Dot on a Holiday Card
    Taken by: Roz Stendahl

    Image: Roz's studio #1
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    Emma (Reclining), Dottie (seated). Inside: "Have you been naughty or nice?" and a quiz and contest!



  10. Dottie on Holiday Card

    Snapshot Title: Dottie on Holiday Card
    Taken by: Roz Stendahl

    Image: Roz's studio #1
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    Scratchboard drawing of Dottie napping. (Distorted by angle of camera, the nose is shorter.) Inside: Take a Nap!



  11. Woop!

    Snapshot Title: Woop!
    Taken by: César Carballeda

    Image: Roz's studio #1
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    Someone knows this character?



  12. Vice

    Snapshot Title: Vice
    Taken by: Roz Stendahl

    Image: Roz's studio #1
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    A vice for twisting and braiding wire.



  13. Drawing Bridge

    Snapshot Title: Drawing Bridge
    Taken by: Roz Stendahl

    Image: Roz's studio #1
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    Cool wooden drawing bridge (for resting your hand when drawing so your hand doesn't soil your paper) made for me by a Colored Pencil Student. (I showed them an acrylic bridge and he came back the next...



  14. Sobo glue???

    Snapshot Title: Sobo glue???
    Taken by: Roz Stendahl

    Image: Roz's studio #1
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    I never use this so I don't know why it is sitting here. I think I used it for a class in altered books years ago, so how did it make its way out of the box and here? I need to tidy up.



  15. Cheap Brushes

    Snapshot Title: Cheap Brushes
    Taken by: Roz Stendahl

    Image: Roz's studio #1
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    I buy a lot of CHEAP brushes on the sale table at Wet Paint: especially fine point, small sizes, for detail work. I tend to go through them quickly. Nice brushes have their place too: for large washes...



  16. Necklace sketch

    Snapshot Title: Necklace sketch
    Taken by: Roz Stendahl

    Image: Roz's studio #1
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    Sketch for a necklace I made with a drilled Lake Superior rock.



  17. Hi-Tech Model Stand

    Snapshot Title: Hi-Tech Model Stand
    Taken by: Roz Stendahl

    Image: Roz's studio #1
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    My gouache painting students get a kick out of this. It's a paper towel roll holder, some mat board and a kneaded eraser. It holds the rock at eye height.



  18. Thanksgiving Dinners

    Snapshot Title: Thanksgiving Dinners
    Taken by: Roz Stendahl

    Image: Roz's studio #1
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    Back in the late 80s (this is from 1988) I used to cook massive, multi-course family dinners on Thanksgiving. These involved prep the day before, and cooking the day of. The only way I stayed sane was...



  19. Roadkill

    Snapshot Title: Roadkill
    Taken by: Roz Stendahl

    Image: Roz's studio #1
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    I paint a lot of roadkill. This Virginian Opossum was at Willow River State Park, on Troutbrook. The tail and ears both showed frostbite damage. Opossums are travelling north as climates change. (Colo...



  20. Out of Commission Parking Meter

    Snapshot Title: Out of Commission Parking Meter
    Taken by: Roz Stendahl

    Image: Roz's studio #1
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    When they changed the meters on River Road to digital Dottie was still around and we met the meter guy on our morning walks. I learned that you can actually buy this type of stuff at the transportatio...



  21. The Phone I never use to call Kim and Bob

    Snapshot Title: The Phone I never use to call Kim and Bob
    Taken by: Roz Stendahl

    Image: Roz's studio #1
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    It's a long story.



  22. Polar Bears

    Snapshot Title: Polar Bears
    Taken by: Roz Stendahl

    Image: Roz's studio #1
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    My plastic polar bears from Paris! Can you find my St. Louis polar bear in the room?



  23. Book-cloth covered bricks

    Snapshot Title: Book-cloth covered bricks
    Taken by: Roz Stendahl

    Image: Roz's studio #1
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    For weighting books while the glue dries.



  24. That Fabulous Bird wallpaper

    Snapshot Title: That Fabulous Bird wallpaper
    Taken by: Roz Stendahl

    Image: Roz's studio #1
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    What else can I say? Dick's grandmother selected it. We never got around to changing it. I probably never will now.



  25. Gert

    Snapshot Title: Gert
    Taken by: Roz Stendahl

    Image: Roz's studio #1
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    Gert, my rubber chicken puppet and current life model. She's seated in front of my A-Team lunch box (given to me as an adult—I always used paper bags). On top of the lunch box is a plastic Rattus R...



  26. Chuck again

    Snapshot Title: Chuck again
    Taken by: Roz Stendahl

    Image: Roz's studio #1
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    Another image of Charles Dickens



  27. My friend Rev

    Snapshot Title: My friend Rev
    Taken by: Roz Stendahl

    Image: Roz's studio #1
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    A wonderful Australian Shepherd bitch, now disceased, Stabilo watersoluble wax pencils on paper.



  28. Stuff

    Snapshot Title: Stuff
    Taken by: Roz Stendahl

    Image: Roz's studio #1
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    "Never eat enchanted fruit" (Neocolor II on Pastelbord™); a small clay bowl with a turtle sitting on the edge—I purchased at a student art show I currated (the bowl interior is painted blue for wa...



  29. Penguin

    Snapshot Title: Penguin
    Taken by: Roz Stendahl

    Image: Roz's studio #1
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    Penguin "gear" I picked up myself. What a great photo.



  30. God's Immaculate Machine

    Snapshot Title: God's Immaculate Machine
    Taken by: Roz Stendahl

    Image: Roz's studio #1
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    Fred Astaire (label borrowed from Paul Simon)



  31. Chuck

    Snapshot Title: Chuck
    Taken by: Roz Stendahl

    Image: Roz's studio #1
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    Another photo of Charles Dickens: Produce, Produce, Produce



  32. Who else?

    Snapshot Title: Who else?
    Taken by: Roz Stendahl

    Image: Roz's studio #1
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    You never know when you might want to do a little quality reading. I realized after Tom's visit that there are photos of and books by Dickens in almost every room.



  33. Penguin Wind-up Toy

    Snapshot Title: Penguin Wind-up Toy
    Taken by: Roz Stendahl

    Image: Roz's studio #1
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    When your buisness logo is a Rockhopper penguin everyone is always giving you penguin stuff. It's great. I'm so glad I didn't go with the mosquito logo!

    If you know what that bolt is for, let me know...



  34. Lunch

    Snapshot Title: Lunch
    Taken by: Roz Stendahl

    Image: Roz's studio #1
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    My "icon phase." I hadn't painted anything all morning, so before I ate lunch…Caran d'ache NeoColor II on Pastelbord™, with gold watercolor from Daniel Smith.



  35. Boogers

    Snapshot Title: Boogers
    Taken by: Roz Stendahl

    Image: Roz's studio #1
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    One of the great cats of all time, Boogers belonged to our vet and I painted this in gouache on colored paper when house sitting.



  36. Self-portrait

    Snapshot Title: Self-portrait
    Taken by: Roz Stendahl

    Image: Roz's studio #1
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    This is a self-portrait of me, just before heading out to track with the girls (Emma and Dottie)



  37. English Blue

    Snapshot Title: English Blue
    Taken by: Roz Stendahl

    Image: Roz's studio #1
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    Colored pencil, State Fair acquaintance



  38. Still Life with Malamute

    Snapshot Title: Still Life with Malamute
    Taken by: Roz Stendahl

    Image: Roz's studio #1
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    Watercolor on Claybord™ Textured. Those are Dottie's paw prints on the frame.



  39. Witch Tree, Willow River State Park, WI

    Snapshot Title: Witch Tree, Willow River State Park, WI
    Taken by: Roz Stendahl

    Image: Roz's studio #1
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    Hand dyed and hand painted fabric—memorial for Emma and Dottie, with amber, horn, and other beads.



  40. Crop Art Seed Legend Card

    Snapshot Title: Crop Art Seed Legend Card
    Taken by: Roz Stendahl

    Image: Roz's studio #1
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    When you enter the Minnesota State Fair Crop Art Exhibition you have to suply a card showing all the seeds that you use in your "painting." You can also see my blue ribbon. I sorted all the dark seeds...



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