Saturday, May 31, 2014

Tea Cup In Sunlight,still life,oil on canvas,5x7,price$175

This was painted in the sun shine. I worked fast because the shadow was moving. The other painting is of my garden flox flowers that smell sooo wonderful. I put them in a small mustard pot in a warm light. Also two drawing of Steve who was nice and posed for us since our model was late on Thursday

Friday, May 30, 2014

Cup with Spoon,still life,oil on canvas,8x10,price$250

This still life is going up again to show warm light on cup. The other still life with Peonies was painted with cool light. I really don't like painting with cool light.I think this is the last cool light painting.

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Mary, portrait,oil on canvas pad,12x16,priceNFS

My friend Mary posed last night because our model didn't show. Mary took a beautiful pose in a slip with her hands fixing her hair up over her head. enjoy

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Amaryllis Again,still life,oil on canvas pad,16x12,price$230

This is a painting I worked over. I like the blue background better.I also painted another cut painting with a different light bulb.

Monday, May 26, 2014

Northlight Cup,still life,oil on canvas,6x6,price$125

This was my first time painting with a cold light bulb. So my hope was to see cool light and warm shadows. But my studio has so much light from the south that I couldn't see the colors very well. I'll try again, but right now I like warm light and cool shadows better.

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Friendly Race, Figure,oil on canvas,16x20,price$750

Today was our ski to sea race here in Bellingham. So I pulled out this painting of a race I painted in honor of the day.

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Day at the Beach,figure,oil on canvas,9x12,price$700

This is a painting I have wanted to paint for a long time. It is from a photo I took by accident. While trying to take a picture of children on the beach, the man on the bicycle ran in front of me. I like my mistake. My friend Leanna and I were up on a beach in Victoria B.C. that day.two other drawings I did the past two weeks.

Friday, May 23, 2014

Island Treck,figures,oil on canvas,10x8,price$700 SOLD

This painting is currently hanging in a local show. I painted the children walking on Camano Island's north shore here in Washington State.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Wild and Crazy,portrait,oil on canvas,10x8,price$190

This is a painting I made of one of my neighbors foster kittens. It did find a good and loving home.Enjoy.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Lisa in Pokka Dots,portrait,oil on canvas pad,20x16,price NFS

Lisa in her dokka dot dress was our model Tuesday night. She is a lovely unique young lady and a pleasure to paint.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Centaurea montana or Perennial Bachelor's Button,Still life, Oil on canvas,10x8,price$250

today's painting. I love the look of these flowers in my garden. Does anyone know their name?Enjoy. I looked it up, they are Centaurea montana or Perennial Bachelor's Button or sometimes it is called a Mountain Bluet.

Monday, May 19, 2014

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Esther Drawing,Portrait,graphite pencil,24x16,PriceNFS

This drawing of Esther will be going into the Juried Gallery Edmonds show. Last year my drawing of Mary received Honorable mention at the Edmonds show. I love drawing people. I've been drawing for 50 years and that was my first price for a drawing other then in high school.

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Friday, May 16, 2014

Portrait of Female Model,Portrait,oil on canvas,16x12,PriceNFS

Another oil sketch of a model.

Daffodils,still life,watercolor,14x11,price$100

This is one of my flower watercolor paintings. Tonight is the opening Reception of Healing Through Art at the St. Joseph Medical Center.I have 30 paintings there for 4 month. The painting that will show at the Richeson Gallery in Kimberly WI shipped off to for that show.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Fiddler at Rest,Figure,graphite drawing,24x16,price$200

This is a drawing I did of Jim the Fiddler. I'm honored to have one other drawing of Jim going into a juried show in Edmonds, Washington in July. Along with one other drawing and 3 paintings. Enjoy.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Grapefruit Morning,still life, 12x16,oil on canvas,priceNFS

This painting of Grapfruit Morning was sold. I just wanted to show it. The two oil sketches of dancers are somewhere in my studio. I like them, so I'm showing them. Tomorrow I will look for them again.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Monday, May 12, 2014

Evening Ride,landscape,oil on canvas,24x30,price$1,200.

This is the second day for this image of Eastern Washington. A couple out for an evening horse ride with their dogs.I was busy today getting 3 paintings packed up to be ship off to 3 different shows across the nation.Enjoy.

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Baby and Mom,figure,oil on canvas,10x8,price$500

This is a painting I did of a young women friend of mine and her 3 month old baby. For Mother's day. Evening Ride,landscape,oil on canvas,24x30,price$1,200.This is a painting I did of a couple on an evening horse ride in Eastern Washington. Eastern Washington is dry unlike western Washington, where I live.

Saturday, May 10, 2014

First Spring Iris,still life,oil on canvas,7x5,price$200

My first iris of the season. Just in time for Mother's Day. Happy Mother's Day. The other painting is called Hold Still and is now showing in the "Summer Show" in the St. Joesph Hospital here in Bellingham. Art for Health.Also Mother and child in First Dip.

Friday, May 9, 2014

April Color,landscape,oil on canvas board,6x8,price$190

This is a painting that was in a gallery for a while so I couldn't put it up in my web gallery until now.I wanted to put up some drawing/washes of mother and baby for Mother's Day. Very fast drawings because Baby and mother moved a lot. Maybe I should have ironed the drawings first.enjoy

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Boating in the Bay,seascape,oil on canvas board,16x20,price$700

This was the demo for my one hour oil painting workshop. I finished up in my studio today. What a great group of young women. I had helpers and couldn't have done it with out them.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Maria,portrait,oil on canvas,20x16,priceNFS

Maria was our model last night. Lovely and tall, Maria has been described as a "beautiful Amazon". I cropped the lower part of this image of the painting for this blog.Enjoy. After I put yesterdays image up received the news that my painting of Another Dog Day Afternoon got into the California Art Club Show "Summer Dreams". SO I am honored to be in another show of theirs down in Altadena.Painting image posted as well.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Baot Race in the Bay,seascape,oil on canvas,18x18,price$900

Today I painted this painting of the Sail Boat races in the bay. I also posted an older watercolor of two dancers. They remind me of two tall flowers in the garden. Enjoy