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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