07 December 2010


lesson in survival...Koi under ice by St Nicholas Day

01 December 2010

Trust Creativity

recycled plastic with LED lighting on LIVE blue spruce...Happy Winter Solstice
the ground hog is sleeping

War and Peace

Textiles in the time of War in the USA
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27 November 2010

The tall grass in snow 

26 November 2010

Zebra grass after snow 

Bamboo over Koi

25 November 2010

Thanksgiving Day 

24 November 2010

maple at pond

Nov 24, 2010

21 November 2010

giving thanks

20 November 2010

to Thanksgiving...

17 November 2010


4 decades inspiring my art: Berheim Arboretum and Research Forest , KY

14 November 2010

Sunday after much needed rain...

13 November 2010

work from nature

Originally uploaded by magnusonart
Gray Bernheim, oil and acrylic painting by Dennis Shaffner

...like bringing the pond inside for winter...

12 November 2010

Like cardinals in flight...

a happy autumn to all

11 November 2010

Before the long summer drought...nesting instinct

08 November 2010

It's coming on Xmas....

07 November 2010

old sketch, "autumn" '09
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03 November 2010

November 2010

26 October 2010

After the storm

25 October 2010

Long and Winding thread....

Premier fall 2010 Issue of SPOOL now on news stands acorss the land for thread and fiber people: knitting, crochet, needlepoint, crewel, counted cross stitch and MORE...

21 October 2010


recycled materials woven BIRDnest
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before the drought

panorama in spring before the long hot summer
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Kentucky Politics

The Aqua Buddha fishes
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30 September 2010

Imagine Peace Tower

OCTOBER...peace on planet earth

11 September 2010

Like Paris in Degas' time. Kentucky State Fair

World's best!

K-2 grade Painting 

2010 Kentucky State Fair Purchase Prize winner

Student Photo Best Monochrome in Show

Watercolor entry

detail Painting




Painting entry


Painting detail

Textile open work QUILT

Quilt entry