Paint with Meaning

Did you know that every day in the year is represented by a specific card? For example, my birthday is August 12, and I am the ace of diamonds. The study of cards is a science just like astrology. I often hide things in paintings that are revealed only after looking at the painting for a long time.

–From Betsy Dillard Stroud, author of Painting from the Inside Out

A workshop instructor and former high school art teacher, Jean Pederson lives and works in Calgary, Alberta. Her paintings have been featured in numerous exhibitions and can be found in England?s Royal Collection, the Diploma Collection of Ontario and the A.G.R.A. Collection of Alberta. In 2001, she received silver medals of honor from the American Watercolor Society and the California Watercolor Association.

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