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A Drawing About Rain

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As someone who grew up in Portland, Oregon (on the west side of the Cascade Mountain Range in the Pacific Northwest [USA]), rain is something that is simply part of life. When it isn't raining, like during the summer, I miss it, and can't wait for it to begin again. When it is raining, or let's say raining too much, I wish it would stop so I can at least go for a walk. ❤️Cynthia "Water Swirl 3" Gel ink on acid-free paper 11 x 8.5 in (28 x 22 cm) $200 Purchase it here: https://buy.stripe.com/7sI28b301fr522c9B0 #cynthiamosser #drawing #blueline #art #raindrops #rain #pnw #raining #water #vancouverwa  

Being Adventurous is Easy

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When I was 18 in 1988, I climbed my fourth mountain, which was Symmetry Spire in the Grand Tetons. Doing outdoor activities like this was easy because I grew up with mountaineering parents and the Mazamas climbing club. We were always going outside: mountain climbing, skiing, hiking, camping, rafting. I often cried (from fatigue) during each climb (you have to keep eating, and I learned the hard way). Still, once I reached the top, I could see myself. I could "see" my value, and it gave me confidence. What I have discovered from being adventurous at such a young age, is that I now have no resistance to going outside and having a good time. It seems easy and very natural. I now "see" myself and my value through surfing. I also now offer ADVENTURE PORTRAITS, which are commissioned black and white charcoal drawings of individuals having a life-affirming outdoor experience. To learn more visit: https://tiny.cc/adventure-portraits I intend to make loving myself just as e

Water Swirls, 2023 - A Drawing

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From time to time, you see an element that speaks to you. In this case it was this moving blue line. Of course I love blue, but what this line shape provided is a water-like quality that we all know so well in the Pacific Northwest. "Water Swirls" Blue gel pen on acid-free paper 10 x 8 inches $200 Buy it here: https://buy.stripe.com/6oEeUX0RT1Af9uEbJ7 #cynthiamosser #waterformation #waterart #abstractart #blueline #swirlyblueline #pnw #pnwart #vancouverwa  

Slovacko Poof, 2022 | Gouache Painting

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This image is a gouache painting representing a short trip I took around South Moravia (Slovácko) in the Czech Republic with my friend Ivana C. this past summer (2022). It was my dream to drive around and look at the various villages (Strážnice, Louka), and look at the way they paint folk art on actual houses! I love the shapes, the feminine and plant-like qualities, plus how the ornamentation is really in service to the harvest. NOTE: This small region (Slovácko) is in the southwest part of the country and is part of Moravia. It shares a rich cultural heritage of ornament and folk art decoration. I was lucky enough to experience a few towns, and see an exhibition sponsored by the Moravian Glory Foundation. It's safe to say I was blown away by the beauty of their ornamentation. The colors of red, blue, yellow and green also are representative of common colors used in the region. Slovácko Poof, 2022 Gouache on Bristol Board 11 x 9 in (28 x 23 cm). $725 PAYMENT LINK: https://buy.str

Article About Cynthia Mosser

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I would like to share an article written about me, that the wonderful Laura Tullio, an Argentine ex-pat living in Camas, WA, wrote, in regard to CLARK COUNTY OPEN STUDIOS (happening this weekend)!! https://vicroart.com/2022/11/01/cynthia-mosser/ OPEN STUDIOS INFO: https://artstra.org/open-studios ❤ Cynthia

CLARK COUNTY OPEN STUDIOS | Sat/Sun November 5-6, 2022

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  OPEN STUDIOS HAPPENS IN THREE WEEKS! Sat/Sun Nov 5-6! Vancouver, WA! See me, and other artists in their studios! Buy original art! ASK ME FOR A GUIDE! I'LL MAIL IT TO YOU! Online guide & info: https://artstra.org/open-studios Cynthia Mosser is  #41  on the tour! Image: Boop , 2022 Gouache on museum board 10 x 8 in (25 x 32 cm) Sold #cynthiamosser   #artstra360   #artstra   #openartstudios   #artstudio   #artists   #art   #biomorphicart   #studiotour   #clarkcountyopenstudios   #vancouverwashington

Vacation Loops

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Sometimes when you're on vacation, you take twists and turns, and try the road you never thought you'd take, and it ends up beautifully. You see things and learn things you never thought possible, and realize everything you do is here for you, and your highest good. I feel incredibly lucky to be able to travel, and I am grateful for what I see and learn and the individuals I meet. Moravian Loops , 2022 Gel pen on acid-free paper 11 x 8.5 in (21.59cm x 27.94cm) NFS #cynthiamosser #swirls #gelpen #twistsandturns #penandink #drawing #lineart #vancouverwashington