Author Archives: Geri Dunn

About Geri Dunn

Western Graphite Artist

2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 8,500 times in 2014. If it were a … Continue reading

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Hummingbirds in the Garden

Sometimes there are wonderful stories behind a drawing, and this was one of those drawings. Early this spring, 2014, we had the most amazing hummingbird grace our backyard. Our backyard is blessed (and cursed) with amazingly beautiful trumpet flowers. They … Continue reading

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Who Dat?

Angus cows… As a graphite pencil artist, there is nothing exciting about black Angus cattle. So to make it look like something more than just a black blob is quite difficult. I think I succeeded in bringing character and life … Continue reading

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Why Come to an Art Festival?

As an artist, you spend countless hours in your studio. Hours developing the story behind each drawing. Days working endlessly creating the perfect drawing, ensuring even the tiniest of details – the ear hair on the kit fox – is … Continue reading

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It’s Not Too Late to Get the PERFECT Gift for Christmas!

With December quickly approaching comes the hectic frenzy of trying to figure out what to get your loved one for Christmas.  Not to worry – this year, why not get them the PERFECT gift they will always remember and treasure? … Continue reading

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Making a List (And Checking it More Than Twice!)

Making a List! Within the last two weeks, I’ve taken an online seminar to improve my planning and implementation. After all, without planning, you just won’t get to the next plateau! Believe me, I love planning – and I think … Continue reading

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American Bison

 “Call of the Wild” Graphite Drawing by Geri Dunn The American Bison is a symbol of our culture, when the West was once wild and untamed, and these magnificent beasts would spend the warm hours of the day resting, chewing … Continue reading

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