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A selection of oil paints — the artist’s medium of choice; hanging a work in progress from the House series; Jenny and Rod are restoring this old house on their property; Jenny at work using oil on board. She loves the fact that painting allows you to “create another world at the bottom of your hand”; Jenny often takes her equipment and paints outside on the farm, away from distractions; paintings always start out as a mystery to Jenny. “It is the beginning of the process to get the feel for a particular house, in this case the empty house on our farm. I cannot know what it will become — only hours of painting and contemplation will reveal that to me,” she says; Molly in the studio. FACING PAGE Some of the studies for Jenny’s House series hang in her studio.