Saturday, November 30, 2013

Back Stage Costume Mending,figure,oil on canvas,10x8,price$300

This is today's painting of a lady mending costumes back stage at our local Ballet company. I also put up two of my drawings from our Thursday morning group. One is of Lisa. the other is my son Mike.

Friday, November 29, 2013

Ballet practice,figure,oil on canvas,10x8,Price$650

his is today's oil painting of a ballet dancer in practice for the Nut Cracker Ballet. I am happy with this painting.

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Onions and Scallions,still life,oil on canvas,6x6,price$250

This is an oil painting of local Fresh Ferndale onions and scallions.I am thank full to all of you who look at my painting blog. Thank you.

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Megan's Morning,figure,oil on canvas,24x18,Price NFS

This is a painting that sold. It is of our lovely model Megan who was standing in the sunlight by the window. I said, hold it, that's a painting.Enjoy your thanksgiving.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Katy by the Bay,figure,oil on canvas,10x8,price$600

This is a painting of Katy while she was down on the park by the Bay. I liked painting the sunlight on part of her face and painting the colors on her shadow side.

Monday, November 25, 2013

White Cup still life,oil on canvas,6x6,price$200

today's oil painting is an exercise in white. I like painting white objects to see all of the colors that show up in the object. Thank you to all of the nice congrats I received yesterday on FaceBook about getting into the Richeson show.

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Bowl of Mandarines,still life,oil on canvas,11x14,price$400.

This is an oil paint I painted from a bowl of Mandarine oranges. I'm not happy with the way the photo color reproduced. I will try taking another photo again another day. I made cards from this painting which turned out great. Big news: My painting "Her I Go Again" will be in the Richeson75 Small Works 2014. Two other small paintings I made, "Quiet Time" and "Beach Hunter" will be in their next book along with this one.

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Quiet Cold Sound,figure,7x5,oil on canvas,price$300

This is the painting I started yesterday. The painting is of a young woman about to take a dip in our north sound at Ebey State Park.The water is always cold up here in Washington state.If you like quiet, you can find it here.

Friday, November 22, 2013

Lilacs,still life,oil on canvas,11x14,price$400

This is an oil painting of Lilacs I painted in our green vase. It was painted in Spring. Today's painting was too wet to photo well.Another figure by the sea.
I'll put it up soon.

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Changing,figure,oil on canvas,10x8,Price$450

I just finished this oil painting today. It is of some dancers between rehearsals at our local dance studio.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Wedding Prep Tender Moment,figure,oil on canvas,9x12,$450

This is an oil painting I did of Katy and Megeara dressed in Victorian dresses. They stood in front of the sunny window.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Monday, November 18, 2013

Moment to Reflect,figure,oil on canvas,8x6,$300

This is a painting I did from a photo I took during rehearsals at our local dance studio. The little dancer was all alone in a costume room. Enjoy it.

Saturday, November 16, 2013

First Dip,figure,oil on canvas,10x8,$700

This is an oil painting of Katy dressed in Victorian clothes with a young child of another local couple. All of us were enjoying our local park by the Bay.

Friday, November 15, 2013

Karen,figure,oil on canvas,16x12,$200

This is an oil painting sketch of our model Karen.
She has a good job during the day but will sit for us in the evening.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Jen with Dredlocks,oil,16x12,price$200

This is a painting of a lovely model.Her name is Jen.She colors her dredlocks to go with the seasons. Enjoy

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Venessa,figure,oil on canvas,9x12,price$800

This painting of Venessa is an award winner.First place in one show and Special Art Award in another show and published in a portrait book
. I saw the pregnant women at a check out counter and asked her to model for me. I gave her my card, asked her to call me, and hoped she wouldn't think me a strange person. It turned out she knew one of my framers, so she called and posed for me while she was in her 8th month. It is one of my favorite paintings. Enjoy

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

More Winter Ways,landscape,oil on a canvas,12x9,price$600

This is an old painting of the local sail boats up on the ways on a sunny day in winter.Enjoy

Monday, November 11, 2013

Rehearsing,figure,oil on canvas,10x8,price $650

This is one more oil painting I made from the studies I made of the dancers rehearsing for the Nut Cracker Ballet.

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Saturday, November 9, 2013

Docked Fishing Boat,Seascape,oil on canvas,10x8,price$600

This is another Fishing boat docked in Anacortes. It is painted in oil useing a brush and a painting knife. Enjoy

Friday, November 8, 2013

Fishing Boat,seascape,oil on canvas,10x8price$600

This is an oil painting I painted from the docks on a dark story morning, down in Anacortes, Wa.

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Butterfly,figure,oil on canvas,10x8,price$300

Anther oil painting I made
of Scott and Laura's daughter studying a butterfly. Enjoy

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Prepartions for the Dance,Figure,oil on canvas,12x9,Price$650

Another painting from photos I took of the rehearsals for the Nut Cracker Ballet. This one shows the directors wife helping the dancers with their costumes.

Monday, November 4, 2013

Preparations,figure,oil on canvas,10x8,price$650

Preparations,oil on canvas,10x8. This is another painting of the dancers preparing for the Nut Cracker Ballet. Hope you enjoy the painting.

Sunday, November 3, 2013

Rehearsal,figure,oil on canvas,12x9,price$700

This is from a series of paintings I did from photos I took of rehearsals for the Nut Cracker Ballet. This painting is called Rehearsal. I liked the composition in this painting. Hope you enjoy it.

Saturday, November 2, 2013

Beach Sand Play,oil on Canvas,10x8,price$300

This is another oil painting of Scott and Laura's l
ittle boy playing in the sand on the beach.