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Pacita Abad always wanted to be known as a painter, and a colorful one. She certainly had an innate ability to use, and combine, a wide spectrum of colors in her paintings. In her early weeks of art school she painted one of her first canvases, which she called "Fishing". Pacita was embarrassed how child-like her painting was compared to her more practiced classmates, and was mortified when her instructor, Blaine Larson, took her painting to show the class. He said, "Class it is obvious that we can teach Pacita a lot about figuration, composition and perspective, but let me tell you I would die to have her colors. You can not teach someone color; either you have it, or you don't." Pacita's paintings always had color! Read More

California dreaming I
A door of many colors
Bleeding heart
Animal in blue
Anemone
Aussie crawlers
Bimasena
Bisma, Santanu and Dewi...
Bisma, Santanu and Dewi...
Anito
Ati-Atihan II
Brown mask
Bidana with fruits
Abuk and Tong
Butterfly and Lotus
Antigua
Batanes
Butterfly