Monday, June 30, 2014
Today I am getting ready for another show.It will go up Thursday here in Bellingham. So I'm putting up an older painting.Plus the one that is in The
Sunday, June 29, 2014
This was another painting that I've painted the background over. It's a fun exercise. The painting of Esther was the Daily Paintworks Daily Pick on Sunday. Enjoy
Saturday, June 28, 2014
This is today's painting. I have been wanting to do another portrait of Esther. She is a beauty.
Friday, June 27, 2014
This is a painting of a couple I saw returning back to port in their Kayaks. I liked the colors and composition of the two.Enjoy
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
These white sweet peas are from my garden. I could see so many colors in the white that they don't look white. Enjoy
Monday, June 23, 2014
This is a painting I did of my garden poppies. They come up all over in my garden and deck. Sometimes they are big plants and sometimes tiny. Dorothy Sherwood gave me some of her seeds. So I call them Dorothy's Poppies. I worked on sweet peas today but I need to spend a little more time on them.
Sunday, June 22, 2014
These are two portraits I have made of Chelsea for two different workshops. I am also showing the workshop people and their paintings.
Saturday, June 21, 2014
This is one of my fruit paintings. Today was the last day of the portrait workshop so I was busy teaching and showing how to paint a portrait. I will post that portrait tomorrow. There is an opening this evening with two of my paintings . So I need to run. Enjoy
Friday, June 20, 2014
This painting sold . I could relate to a moment to myself of quite time while my children safely played. Today is the first day of my two day portrait workshop. Everyone is doing such a great job.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Tomorrow starts my two day portrait workshop with Chelsea as the model. So I have put up some portraits and drawings. A painting of Chelsea that I painted Tuesday night with our group.The drawings I did today,Thursday morning.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
This tennis painting I did today of Eric is practice for a larger. The larger one will go into an upcoming show. I also have a couple of drawings of my son Mike and our model from last week,Rachel. I'll put more drawings up tomorrow. Enjoy
Monday, June 16, 2014
Today's painting is very wet. These are yellow iris from my garden, that my mother always called flags. Is that an English word for them? Also my next tennis player painting. Not yet finished. Enjoy
Sunday, June 15, 2014
Saturday, June 14, 2014
This is today's painting of my garden pansies in an amber glass vase painted on Gessoboard. I found painting on gesso board more slippery then canvas.Enjoy
This is today's painting. I picked some of my garden pansies for this painting. I haven't worked much on gessoboard. It is a bit slippery. Enjoy
Friday, June 13, 2014
This is one of my pansy paintings. I love their bright, strong colors.See my interview on Daily Paintworks this week. http://dpwnews.blogspot.com/2014/06/dpw-spotlight-interview-joy-olney.html
Thursday, June 12, 2014
This is one of a number of classic children's toys I have painted. I love the bright colors on the toys. This week staring Friday I will be the Spotlight Artist on the Daily Paintwork site www.dailypaintworks.com/ There is a chance to win one of my small paintings.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
I worked all afternoon on applying to a show, so couldn't paint today. This is one of my fruit paintings.I will also post the painting I did last night of Chelsea with her arms up. Chelsea will be the model for my portrait workshop on the 20th and 21.
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Second try. I worked over yesterday's painting a bit. I also work on the Peony painting from the other day. It opened up, so I change the painting to an open flower. Enjoy.