100/100 My Family

For 100 (and 3 days I was unable to paint because I was traveling or ill) days I have started the morning wondering what I will paint that day. My family has heard me ask, at least 80 times, “What am I going to paint today?” Almost every time, my daughters have answered “Your family!” …

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99/100 Gouache

A photo posted by Melissa N-S (@melissa.n_s) on Dec 4, 2015 at 5:50pm PST This evening I headed to E3 Modern a gallery where they have hung 97 of paintings, and the other 3 will be added later this week. We were there until 9:30, and then I came home and finished my 99th painting. …

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98/100 Cher

On the worst of days, all I have to do is head over to YouTube and watch some Sonny & Cher Show clips, or Cher’s solo variety show. Nothing makes me happier than Cher singing and acting in a variety show format. If I need a quick fix, one look at Cher’s Twitter account will …

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97/100 Accordion

I love the accordion. I’m sure that when angels fly, the flapping of their wings sound just like the bellows of this here instrument. I was hesitant to paint one, as I wasn’t sure I could do it justice. But today a friend on Instagram posted a photo of a Jo Ann Castle album & …

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Tom Waits

96/100 Tom Waits

I don’t even know how to express the love I have for Tom Waits. I know he is one of those artists that inspires a cult like devotion, and there is a good reason for that. It’s because he is amazing. I admire the way that he is always stretching and trying new things. I …

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