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I am excited to announce that the following five paintings can now be purchased at www.ugallery.com. More will become available there in the future. Until then, you may contact me at cynthiabaldini@hotmail.com if you are interested in pricing for any of my other work. Please click on the subheading “PAINTINGS” above to see the complete selection.

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Deer on the Blue Ridge

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I finally finished my novel, Immortal Venus! It’s a paranormal romance that takes place in Florence, Italy, and the surrounding countryside. Excerpts can be read here. The book should be available by the end of September, or mid-October. It will … Continue reading

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Path Beside the James

I finished a new painting! This is always an exciting moment for me. It means I’m satisfied with what I’ve done, and that I can begin something new. I painted my favorite subject again, the James River, but I threw … Continue reading

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” Little Helper” – Turtle illustration #5

This snail was one of my favorite illustrations. The grain of the wood works beautifully with the whorls of the shell, and her expression is so silly.

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“The Dilemma” – Turtle Illustration #4

Here’s what happened when she hurried off the road. Now what? In this illustration the wood grain is obvious.

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The Monster” – illustration #3

The turtle’s nice smooth path leads her to an unpleasant surprise.

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“A Nice Smooth Path” — Turtle illustration #2

This is the mother turtle. She’s wearing her best straw hat here. She always wears something on her head. I love painting on wood. Even when the grain is not so obvious, it has such a great FEEL. I enjoy … Continue reading

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The Good-Bye

I haven’t had time to write or paint much since the beginning of January. Like most of us, I have a full time job, and it’s been busier than usual, so I’ve been negligent in posting here. But then I … Continue reading

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Old mill on Giles Road

On one of our exploratory drives in the country, my husband and I discovered the ruins of an old mill. The road is in Amelia County, I think, but it must be right on the border with Powhatan County, Virginia. … Continue reading

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