Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Esther,portrait,oil on canvas,20x16,price NFS

This is the 2 hour portrait I did of Esther on Monday. I have a number of drawings of her and wanted to do a oil portrait sketch. So here it is. When the sun comes back I will take a better photo image of this painting and post that so you can see the color better.

Monday, December 30, 2013

Morning Fog on Chuckanut Drive,Landscape,oil on canvas,24x30,price$950

I had a problem with my studio computer so I couldn't put up the image of the painting I did today of Esther. So this is a painting of our coast along the Chuckanut Drive just south of Bellingham.

Sunday, December 29, 2013

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Rocks along Larrabee Coast,Landscape,oil on canvas,9x12,price$700

Today I finished "Mug Full" so that's below. This painting of Larrabee and others are going into a Show this month At the Jansen. I will be framing the rest of the day.

Friday, December 27, 2013

Mug Full,still life,oil on canvas.8x8,price$180

This is today's painting of my art supplies. I see it needs a little more work on it.

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Art Supply Jar,still life,oil on canvasboard,7x5,price$150

One more painting I did
today of a jar with my art supplies. Also a detail of a painting I did for an Idaho family's dining room wall. It is 5 feet by 4 feet in total size. I was asked to paint Christ full of love and compassion as he feeds the multitudes. I think that this is the way to feel at Christmas time and all year long.Merry Christmas.

Monday, December 23, 2013

Jar Full,still life,7x5,oil on canvas,price$150

Today's painting is a small one. I hope to do some more small paintings of my art supplies this week. Enjoy.

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Lagoon,landscape,16x20,oil on canvas,price$700

This is a painting of the lagoon behind my friend's studio. I loved the colors from the sun through the trees that evening

Saturday, December 21, 2013

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Garden Hollyhocks,landscape,oil on canvas,12x9,price$260

this painting is of our hollyhocks in the garden. I have two posted, both the same size and price.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Lilies,still life,10x8,oil on canvas,price$250

I painted this painting from our lilies in the garden this past summer. I have prints of this for $20 each + shipping. Enjoy the other flower paintings as well..

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Liz,figure,oil on canvas,16x12,price$100

This is an oil sketch of our model Liz. I have many oil sketches of her.
The second painting is an oil sketch of Rachael. Same size and price.

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Venessa in the Sun,figure,oil on canvas,12x9,price$700

this painting is the third painting I have done of Venessa before her baby was born. Today I painted a poinsettia plant.So that's up for Christmas

Friday, December 13, 2013

Bell's Layback,figure,oil on canvas10x8,price$400

Today's painting is of my artist friend's daughter, Bella.I asked Linda to email me some images of her daughter skating. So I may do a couple more paintings of Bella since I enjoyed doing this one. One more drawing of Cara.

Thursday, December 12, 2013


This is a drawing I did today of our model Cara. I will put more up in the next couple of days. Also the painting I did od Diva on Tuesday night. Last painting is
a Christmas painting of a still life . I call it Christmas Bounty

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Old wooden Stacking Toy,still life,oil on canvas,10x8,price$300.

This is one of my old toy paintings. They are up for sale in the Jansen Art Center gift shop this winter.I think of Christmas when I look at this toy.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Our Tally,Animal,oil on canvas10x8, Price NFS

I painted this today of our wonderful dog Tally for my husband this Christmas. Tomorrow I will put up a painting of another Christmas Plant.

Monday, December 9, 2013

Allison,figure,oil on canvas,16x12,priceNFS

This is a portrait sketch of our model Allison.
I painted 3 two hour portrait sketches of her. I think she is a lovely model. I also will post another drawing I did of Francesca.

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Alethea in the Light,figure,oil on canvas16x12,priceNFS

This is the painting I did of Aethea on Saturday with our group. I posted it yesterday but wanted to have it up one more day.we had a strong light on part of her face, which helps with the form.I also post a drawing from Thursday.

Saturday, December 7, 2013

Christmas Plant,Still life,oil on canvas,16x16,price$200

Today I'm posting another Christmas painting. I've been making paintings for the Holidays for years. So I have a lot. Also I'm posting the painting I did this morning from our new model. I also will post one more painting I did of Diva with red hair. The portraits will go up again after the holidays.

Friday, December 6, 2013

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Beauty Spot,figure,16x12,oil on canvas,priceNFS

This is another painting of Diva with blond hair. The same model as yesterday's post.
I have one more of her with redish hair. This painting is published in the Richeson's 2013 Portrait and figure book.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Model's New Hair Cut,figure,oil on canvas,16x12,priceNFS

This is the painting I did last night with our group. Diva was our model. She is the same model I painted in a large hat while she had blond hair. Diva had her hair cut on Monday, so it is back to her natural color now.
This painting took me 2 hour to finish and I used 4 brushes.

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Let's Try Again,figure,oil on canvas,10x8,price$600

Todays painting is of rehearsals for the Nut Cracker. Sadly they are tired and need to keep going.We all know that feeling.Enjoy

Monday, December 2, 2013

Lunch on the Island, figure,oil on canvas,9x12,price$600

This is a painting of an older couple enjoying their quiet lunch on the Island.enjoy I worked more on 3 ballet dancers but I'm not sure in is ready to show.

Sunday, December 1, 2013

Picnic Full of Wonders,figure,oil on canvas12x9,price$700

This is a painting of the Wonder family off to meet their dad/husband for a picnic.It has been juried in the several National shows. Enjoy