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100 days project

Today is day one of the 2016 100 days project.  
As a participant in the 100 days project you choose something to do everyday for 100 days.
This is the third year I've participated and this time I've entitled my project "Draw, print, paint"...basically because I had trouble deciding what I wanted to do!

I think I read that about 1700 people are taking part this year!

Today I tried painting with oils for the first time in decades. I bought a cheap pack of oil paints earlier today as I've wanted to try using oils for a while, and want this project to be about being a bit courageous and trying new things.
Obviously a work in progress,,,,



Jill xx

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