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Diane Rappisi pastel demo/mini-workshop at PSSW Meeting April 1st

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Portrait Artist, Diane Rappisi will give a demo at 10am and a mini workshop from 1pm-4pm on Saturday, April 1st.

The demo is free to all. The workshop is $50 for members and $60 for non-members. Diane is a contemporary realist painter whose work fuses the light and chroma of the Cape Cod colorists with the form and structure of the traditional Italian and French academies. She was featured in the  Dec.2014 issue of Pastel Journal and this summer will have her work included in “Pure Color 2.” For more information about Diane, please see her web site at www.rappisiart.com.

For more about the Pastel Society of the Southwest see http://pssw.info

All meetings are held at the Stacy Furniture Community Room, 1900 S. Main Street, Grapevine, TX 76021. Click here for map and directions

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PSSW Art Show & Sale Nov. 6 – Dec. 30 in Grapevine

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PASTEL SOCIETY OF THE SOUTHWEST

November 6th thru December 30th  2016

YOU ARE INVITED TO VIEW AND PURCHASE

Artworks by Pastelists

 

For more about PSSW, see http://pssw.info

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Location:

THE REC CENTER OF GRAPEVINE

1175 Municiipal Way

Grapevine, Texas

The Rec Hours of operation:

MondayThursday: 5am-10pm

Friday:     5 am – 7pm

Saturday: 7 am – 7pm

Sunday:   7 am – 7 pm

 

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PSSW Monthly Meeting Nov. 6 – demo artist Olivette Hubler

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PSSW meeting will be held Sunday, November 6 from 3-5pm at Stacy Furniture Community Room, 1900 S. Main, Grapevine, Tx. 76021. Olivette Hubler is our featured artist. She began art lessons in pastel at the age of nine with from an Hungarian artist named Zita Lackey. She graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in Painting. Join us while she demonstrates painting a landscape. For more about the artist see http://olivettehubler.com/ All are welcome.

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PSSW National Exhibition Reception October 2

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Pastel Society of the  Southwest’s 35th National Juried Exhibition. October 1-30 at the Tower Gallery, 636 South Main in  Grapevine Texas.

Presentation of Awards and pastel demo by juror and judge Alain Picard starting 2pm on October 2 at the gallery.

For more about PSSW see the website: http://www.pssw.info/home/shows-exhibits/

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Pastel Society of the Southwest Members Art Show

Portrait / Figure Award
William Schneider ” Blue Angel”

What is PastelThe Pastel Society of the Southwest presents its Member’s Show on exhibit now thru Dec 30th at the new Recreatiion Center of Grapevine. It is located at 1175 Municipal Way in Grapevine, Texas. Consider a piece of original art as a gift for someone special ~ like yourself.

For more about the Pastel Society of the Southwest see the website: http://PSSW.info

AWARDS:

Mary Clayton Memorial Best of Show Diane Rappisi "David

Mary Clayton Memorial Best of Show
Diane Rappisi “David

First Award of Excellence: Albert Handell Rock Wall at Rio Rancho

First Award of Excellence:
Albert Handell Rock Wall at Rio Rancho

Second Award of Excellence
Sherry Clark “Cameron”
Third Award of Excellence
Lorrie Turner “It’s a Beach Day”

Landscape Award
Marian Hirsch “Gone Now”

Portrait / Figure Award
William Schneider ” Blue Angel”

Still Life / Floral Award
MaryJean Davis “Ready to Play”

 

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Lynda Conley Pastel Demo Nov. 1

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Lynda Conley Pastel Demo with PSSW

Pastel Society of the Southwest invites you to their November meeting on Sunday, Nov. 1st from 3-5 pm.  This meeting will feature a pastel landscape demo by artist Lynda Conley.  Lynda holds signature membership with the Pastel Society of America and has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from TCU.  Her most recent works have focused on the landscape using pastel.  For more images of Lynda’s work, see her website:  www.lyndaconley.com

This meeting will take place at Stacy Furniture community room at 1900 South Main Street, Grapevine, Texas.  All are welcome to attend.  For more information about Pastel Society of the Southwest, please see our website:   www.pssw.info

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Pastel Society of the Southwest National Juried Exhibit

Pastel Society of the Southwest 

cordially invites you to its

34th Annual National Juried Exhibit

October 1-29, 2015

at the Tower Gallery located inside the Convention and Visitors Bureau of Grapevine

636 S. Main St., Grapevine, Texas, 76051

*Reception and Awards:  October 11th, from 3-5 pm.

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(Image is “I 69 House/Late Afternoon ” by Marie Maines.  This pastel artwork won 2nd Award in 2014 exhibit)

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Susan Ogilvie Pastel Landscape Demo Oct. 4

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Sunday, October 4th, 3-5 pm

Susan Ogilvie Landscape Demo

Pastel Society of the Southwest invites you to attend their next meeting featuring a pastel landscape demonstration by nationally known artist, Susan Ogilvie.  Susan has received numerous national awards and holds signature status with the Pastel Society of America.  She is a respected juror, accomplished painting instructor and popular guest speaker.  Susan’s artwork often depicts rural life and open spaces.  Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn from Susan’s spirited teaching style and beautiful pastel work!

Meeting will be held in Stacy’s Furniture community room at 1900 S. Main St. In Grapevine,TX.

All are welcome!

For more info, visit our website:  www.pssw.info

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(Image is “Shelly’s Garden” by Susan Ogilvie)

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Pastel Demo by Janice Hamilton Sept. 13

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Janice Hamilton Pastel Demo for PSSW

Join us as we reconvene for our fall schedule.  Pastel artist Janice Hamilton will be giving a landscape demonstration for our pastel group, Pastel Society of the Southwest.  This demo and meeting will be on Sunday, Sept. 13th from 3-5 pm at Stacy’s Furniture community room in Grapevine, TX.

Janice has a degree in education and is a very experienced art instructor.  She has been featured in one-woman shows at the Goodrich Gallery and Grand Kempinsky in Dallas, the Jaycee Center for the Arts in Irving, and many other venues.  Her work has been included in the “Artists of Texas”, Volume IV, Fine Arts Catalog and she was featured as one of the “Master Pastel Artists of the World” in the 2003 June-July issue of the International Artists magazine.  Janice has judged many prestigious shows in Dallas and the surrounding areas.

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Pastel Workshop by Susan Ogilvie in October

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Susan Ogilvie Pastel Workshop

Pastel Society of the Southwest will be hosting a pastel workshop with artist Susan Ogilvie on Oct. 5-7, 2015.  Susan has received numerous national awards and holds signature status with the Pastel Society of America.  She is a respected juror, accomplished painting instructor and popular guest speaker.  The workshop “Building a Better Landscape” is a comprehensive workshop that will focus on the fundamentals of painting the landscape.  The cost of the workshop is $350 for PSSW members and $375 for non members.  To sign up or for further info, contact Marie Maines at 817-503-8371 or rm_maines@hotmail.com

(image is “Shelly’s Garden” by Susan Ogilvie)

 

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Pastel Society of the Southwest 34th Annual National Juried Exhibition

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Pastel Society of the Southwest 34th National Juried Exhibition

Entries due August 5th, 2015

PSSW invites you to participate in this annual juried exhibition and to also consider joining PSSW.  The exhibition will be on display at the Convention and Visitors Bureau of Grapevine in historic downtown Grapevine, Texas.  The show will be juried and judged by Susan Ogilvie.  The cost for entry is $35 for members and $45 for non-members (for up to 3 entries).  A maximum of two entries will be accepted into the show.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity.  Best of Show winner will receive $1000 cash and an advertisement in Southwest Art magazine valued at $2300!  Total prizes for show exceeds $6000 in value.

The prospectus in online at www.onlinejuriedshows.com

More about PSSW at http://pssw.info

 

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May 17 PSSW Meeting: Critique from Ann Hardy

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PSSW May 17 Meeting:  Critique from Artist Ann Hardy

You are invited to the May meeting of the Pastel Society of the Southwest on May 17 from 3 to 5 pm. The meeting is welcome to all and is held in the community room at Stacy’s furniture in Grapevine, TX.  Nationally known artist Ann Hardy will be offering a critique.  Please bring one to three pastel works in order to participate.

Ann is a prolific painter and has received acclaim for her striking landscape, figure and still life paintings.  She has made trips all over the world to paint and see other people’s cultures.  Ann holds signature status in many organizations including Oil Painters of America, Southwestern Watercolor Society and Texas and Neighbors.  Her numerous awards include 2nd and 3rd place at Oil Painters of America National Show.  She has also judged both Western and Eastern Oil Painters of America exhibitions and given demos and critiques at National.  We are fortunate to have her expertise available to us. For more about Ann, see her website: http://annhardy.com/

Consider attending this opportunity.  One can always learn by watching others work get critiqued even if you choose not to present your own work.

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PSSW Member’s Exhibition in Grapevine

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Pastel Society of the Southwest invites you to their annual Member’s show at the Lancaster Theater, 300 S. Main St. in Grapevine, Texas.  The exhibit will be on display May 1, 2015-June 28, 2015.  The show boasts an impressive collection of pastel artworks.  Many members are nationally known pastels artists.

The exhibit will be on display for the Grapevine gallery night and tour on May 2nd from 5:00-10:00 pm.

For more information on Pastel Society of the Southwest, please visit our website www.pssw.info

(image shown is “Aloe 1” by PSSW member Marie Maines)

 

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Calonnie demo of Animals in Pastel

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Pastel Society of the Southwest invites you to their April meeting featuring artist Calonnie, or Carol Gragg.  will present a pastel demo of an animal.  The meeting will be on Sunday, April 12 3-5pm at Stacy’s Furniture community room in Grapevine.

Calonnie learned to paint at a very young age.  Her art career began with her painting portraits.  However, she enjoys painting a variety of subject matter.  She has been teaching in the Dallas area for many years and offers private classes in oil and pastels.  Calonnie’s paintings are in many homes and businesses.  She has worked at the Southwest Gallery as their custom framing designer for many years.

For more info about PSSW, please visit our website at www.pssw.info.

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Pastel Society of the Southwest 34th Annual National Juried Exhibition

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PSSW 2015 National Juried Exhibition

Pastel Society of the Southwest invites you to enter their 34th annual juried exhibition to be held in Grapevine, Texas at the Tower gallery.  Historic Grapevine has many restaurants, along with art galleries fabulous shopping and wine tasting rooms.  The exhibit will be open during the October Art Walk event.  We invite you to participate and be a part of our quest for the highest artistic excellence in the soft pastel medium. 

Total awards in 2014 were over $5ooo, including $1000 for Best of show.

2015’s show will be juried by nationally recognized artist, Susan Ogilvie.  She will also conduct a workshop in Grapevine on Oct. 5-7.

Application deadline is August 1st, 2015.  $35 entry fee for PSSW members, $45 for non-members for 1 to 3 entries.  A maximum of two will be accepted into the show.  The prospectus is online at;   www.onlinejuriedshows.com

For more info about Pastel Society of the Southwest visit our website:  www.pssw.info

CALENDAR CHECKLIST 2015

AUGUST 5                             Entry Deadline

SEPTEMBER 4                      Notification of acceptance.  Please check your e-mail carefully, even SPAM!  You can also check your portfolio at Online Juried Shows.

SEPTEMBER 14-25               Out of Town Entries to Craters & Freighters

SEPTEMBER 30                     Hand Delivered Entries Accepted 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

OCTOBER 1                          Exhibition Opens

OCTOBER 4                          Reception and Awards Ceremony

OCTOBER 30                        Exhibition Closes

OCTOBER 30                        Pick up of hand delivered entries 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

NOVEMBER 25                     Shipped entries returned by this date

 

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Mary Jean Davis Pastel Demo March 1

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Mary Jean Davis Pastel Demo

Pastel Society of the Southwest will hold their first meeting of 2015 on Sunday, March 1st from 3 to 5 pm.  Mary Jean Davis will demo a still life using pastels.  Having taught art for 33 years, Mary Jean is well versed in multiple media and processes.  Pastel has become her favorite.  Her beautiful still life paintings have been juried into many shows and have been recognized with awards.  Mary Jean’s pastel work “Jars and Eggs” was juried into the prestigious Pastel Society of America’s 41st annual exhibit.  Check out our website www.pssw.info for more information on Mary Jean and our organization.  The meeting and demo will be at Stacy’s Furniture community in Grapevine, Texas.  All are welcome!

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Pastel Society of the Southwest 33rd Annual National Juried Exhibition

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The Pastel Society of the Southwest cordially invites you to its 33rd Annual National Juried Exhibit. 

This juried show will be on display November 5-28,2014 at the Convention and Visitors Bureau of Grapevine, TX at 636 Main St., Grapevine, TX 76051.  The reception and Awards ceremony will be held on Nov. 8th from 4-6 pm.  All are welcome. For more on PSSW, see the website: pssw.info

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Image shown is one of last year’s award winners:  “When Tigers Play” pastel by Patsy Lindamood

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Margaret Dyer Pastel Demo Nov. 2

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Join the Pastel Society of the Southwest in welcoming nationally known pastel artist Margaret Dyer.  Margaret is a master pastelist with the Pastel Society of America and an award winning member of the American Impressionist Society.

Margaret will be presenting a pastel demo at our regular meeting on Sunday, Nov. 2 from 3-5 pm.  Meetings are held at Stacy’s Furniture community room at 1900 S. Main St. in Grapevine, TX.  All are welcome to attend.  For more info see www.pssw.info

Eiffel Tower by Margaret Dyer

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Kaye Franklin Pastel Demo Oct. 5

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Pastel Society of the Southwest will be a offering a pastel demo by nationally known artist, Kaye Franklin.  Kaye is a master pastellist with the Pastel Society of America.  She is also a master signature member of American Women Artists and a signature member of the Oil Painters of America and the Impressionist Society.  Kaye will be demonstrating with pastel at our next regularly scheduled meeting on October 5th, from 3-5 pm  at Stacy’s Furniture community room in Grapevine, TX.  All are welcome.  More info can be found on website:  www.pssw.info

Fall-Berries-and-Fruit by Kaye Franklin

(image is pastel work by Kaye Franklin “Fall Berries and Fruit”)

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PSSW National Show Deadline Extended to Sept. 19

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The Pastel Society of the Southwest has extended their deadline for the 33rd National Juried Exhibition to September 19th, 2014.  This year’s show will be juried and judged by nationally recognized artist Margaret Dyer.  Margaret Dyer will also be conducting a pastel workshop in Grapevine Nov. 3-5.  The show prospectus can be found at www.juriedartservices.com.  Best in show award is $1000. PSSW website: pssw.info

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Rita Kirkman Pastel Demo and Workshop Sept. 6

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Pastel Society of the Southwest (PSSW) will have a demo by pastel artist Rita Kirkman followed by a half day workshop.  Non-members are welcome!

Join us on Sat., Sept 6 at 10am – noon for the free demo.  The afternoon mini-workshop “Pastel in Miniature” will be held from 1pm-5pm.  Cost for the mini workshop is $50.  Demo and workshop will be held at Stacy Furniture Community room in Grapevine, TX.  To register, contact Robbie George at georgert@att.net or 817-490-0988.  For supply list visit Rita’s website workshop page at ritakirkman.com/other2.

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Pastel Society of the Southwest 33rd Annual National Juried Exhibition

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PSSW 2014 National Juried Exhitition entry deadline is Sept. 5th.  The show is open to all artists working in soft pastel medium.  The juror and judge will be nationally recognized artist Margaret Dyer.  The show will be on exhibit from Nov. 5-Nov. 28 at the Tower gallery located inside the Grapevine Convention and Visitors Bureau Building located in historic downtown Grapevine.  2013 total awards exceeded $5000.  Best of Show will receive $1000 cash award.  The prospectus can be found on website www.pssw.info under “shows” and also on www.juriedartservices.com.  Please read prospectus thoroughly.  Submission to show is online at www.juriedartservices.com

2013 Best of Show winner was Kim Hill’s “Guatemala Marketplace”

Guatemala Marketplace by Kim Hill

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Kim Hill Pastel Demo

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Pastel Society of the Southwest invites you their June meeting featuring artist Kim Hill.  Kim will be demonstrating her award winning technique with pastels.  Kim won best of show for her pastel work “Guatemala Marketplace”  in the PSSW juried annual exhibition last year.

The meeting will be on Sunday, June 1st from 3-5 pm.  The meeting will be held at Stacy’s Furniture community room at 1900 S. Main Street. in Grapevine, TX.  For more information visit our website www.pssw.info

Marketplace by Kim Hill

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Marian Hirsch Critique May 4

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PSSW member MARIAN HIRSCH will be conducting a critique of pastel works for the Pastel Society of the Southwest at their May meeting.  The meeting will be held on Sunday, May 4th from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at Stacy’s Furniture community room in Grapevine.   Marian Hirsch holds signature status with PSSW and the Pastel Society of America.  Marian has received a long list of awards for her beautiful artwork and we are fortunate to have her expertise available to us.  Participants are asked to bring two pastel works for critique.  Please read more detailed instructions from Marian on our website www.pssw.info  For more about Marian, please see her website www.MARIANHIRSCH.COM

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Enid Wood Pastel Demo April 6

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Pastel Society of the Southwest will be hosting Enid Wood as our presenting artist on Sunday, April 6.  This meeting will be held at Stacy Furniture community room in Grapevine at 3-5 pm.  Enid will be demonstrating using pan pastel and pastel.  We hope you will join us!  Our meetings are free and guests are welcome.     For more info about PSSW please see our website:   www.pssw.info

The beautiful pastel work shown here is “Breakwater” by Enid Wood.  It was created with a pan pastel under painting.

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Pastel Society of the Southwest 32nd Annual Juried Show

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Pastel Society of the Southwest (PSSW) cordially invites you to its 32nd Annual National Juried Exhibit held Nov. 4-30, 2013. Exhibit will be at the Convention and Visitors Bureau of Grapevine at 636 South Main St. in Grapevine, TX. Reception and Awards will be on Sunday, Nov. 3rd from 4:00-6:00 p.m. Website: pssw.info

“Longhorn” by Kim Hill (below) is an award winning entry from our 2012 show.

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Judith Carducci Demo Nov. 3

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Pastel Society of the Southwest invites you to their November meeting: a demo by internationally recognized portrait artist Judith Carducci on Sunday, Nov. 2 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. We will be meeting at the Tower gallery at 636 South Main St. in Grapevine (just a few blocks north of our regular meeting location at Stacy’s Furniture). For more info visit our website: www.pssw.info

Carducci will also be giving a Portrait/Figure workshop Nov. 4-6.

Immediately following the regular meeting, the awards reception for our 32nd Annual Juried Exhibition will be held from 4-6 pm at the Tower Gallery.

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Judith Carducci Portrait/Figure Workshop

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Judith Carducci 3 Day Portrait/Figure workshop will be presented by the Pastel Society of the Southwest, Nov. 4-6 at Stacy’s Furniture in Grapevine. Registrants may paint in any medium. However, Judith’s daily demos will be in pastel. Cost is $325 for members and $350 for non-members, plus a $30.00 model fee for all participants. For more information on Judith Carducci, visit her website: www.judithcarducci.com

For info about the workshop, please contact Marie Maines at rm_maines@hotmail.com

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