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OC Register: Like Father Like Daughter

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Like father, like daughter
An upcoming exhibit will show their collaborative paintings.
By ANDREW GOOD
Sun Post News

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Happy mistakes have become a part of the creative process for Jerry and Ashley Schoenfeld's paintings.

Bound to an electric wheelchair these days, Schoenfeld will sit with his 14-year-old daughter, giving her direction as she moves a palette knife across canvas. Sometimes the technique and effects he pictures in his head are illustrated exactly by Ashley's hands. Other times it comes out differently.

"That's what makes it fun," Schoenfeld said. "Sometimes it's different, and I'll be like, 'Oh … that's better.' It came out nice. Let's keep that. It is collaboration."

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OC Register: Art Passes to Good Hands

Art passes to good hands
By GWENDOLYN DRISCOLL
THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER
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SAN CLEMENTE – He used a palette knife for maximum control. His tan fingers would grip the smooth handle; his arm would lift and – carefully – scrape it across the canvas. The spatulalike tool left behind precise horizontal bars of color – blue and green were favorites – that were a signature of Jerry Schoenfeld's paintings.
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