Sunday, August 31, 2014

Children on the Beach,figure,oil on canvas,11x14,price$775

This is a painting I did several times. Each painting is a little different from the other.Enjoy

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Friday, August 29, 2014

Nasturtiums,still life,oil on canvas,5x7,price$95

I changed the color of the background of this nasturtium painting to a lighter blue and like the painting better now
. Enjoy

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Flag Sailing,seascape,oil on canvas,10x8,price$300

Today's painting of a sail boat with US flag sailing. I took away the heavy detailed first painting. The background Island forest was way too heavy. So I started over and kept the painting from getting too over worked. I like it better. Enjoy.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Sea Sailing,seascape,oil on canvas,8x8,price$275

Today's painting is another sailing boat painting. Inspired by our recent whale watching trip in the San Juan Islands here in Washington State. In this painting I mostly used the brush but I did use a little painting knife in the sea.The painting is very wet so it reflected the light on the brush stroks. Enjoy

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Tanker on the Sea,seascape,oil on canvas,9x12,price$450

This is another painting of our Washington State Seaways. Todays painting was painted with a brush and a little painting knife work. Enjoy.

Monday, August 25, 2014

Sailing on theBay,seascape,oil on canvas,8x10,price$400

Today's painting is from our whale watching trip last week. This painting is mostly painted with the brush. I used just a little painting knife. Enjoy.

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Alley People,cityscape,oil on canvas board,10x8,Sold at show

This is the afternoon plein air painting I did on Saturday in downtown Bellingham. The painting will go into the Plein Air Paint Out Show at the Mindport Gallery in September. It was fun to have so many people talk to me on the street while I painted.Enjoy

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Starbuck III,cityscape,oil on canvas board,8x10,price$250

Today was Bellingham's Plein Air Paint Out. We paint the local spots.My two paintings will be At Mind Port Gallery in September with the other 19 artist.The second afternoon painting was of an alley off Holly Street

Friday, August 22, 2014

Island Impressions,sea scape,oil on canvas,8x10,price$250

Yesterday we spent the day boating in the Washington's San Juan Islands. This is one of the sail boats catching the wind . I painted the painting with a painting knife
. We saw Whales,sea birds and seals and enjoyed the day. I add a photo of a smiling seal.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Pansies and Geraniums,still life, oil on canvas,9x12,price$200

This is today's painting of my pot of geraniums and pansies right out side of my studio door.The painting below is the same one before I filled in a couple of the white canvas showing through.enjoy

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Joy,figure,oil on canvas,8x10,price$500

This is a self portrait. I was sitting on a bench up in Victoria BC and my friend took a photo of me. I wanted to paint from that photo for some time. Today was the day. Enjoy

Monday, August 18, 2014

Portrait of a Blond Model,portrait,oil on canvas pad,16x12,priceNFS

This is a model we had for our Tuesday night portrait painting group. I don't put a price up for my portrait sketches because the Seattle gallery told me my portrait sketches were priced too low. So if you really want one of them send me an email, and we will talk.
. Enjoy

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Island Rowboat,Seascape,oil on canvas,24x30,priceNFS

This is a painting I did of a rowboat off one of the Islands. It's going into a show so I won't sell it through here at this time. Enjoy

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Alyson,portrait,oil on canvas pad,16x12,priceNFS

This is a portrait I did back in October. I have had a busy day taking care of Sister and son and so no time to paint. Enjoy

Friday, August 15, 2014

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Peaches,still life,oil on canvas,6x6,price$200

I painted this painting of peaches last summer. The painting under it was made 2 summers ago. My work changes.Enjoy

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Fresh Picked Peaches,still life,oil on canvas,6x6,price$200

These peaches I picked from one of our two peach trees right before I started the painting today. Yes, we have many fruit trees
. I want to paint our figs in the next couple of days. Enjoy

Monday, August 11, 2014

Old Town,city scape,oil on canvas,12x16,price$400

This is another plein air painting I did in Old Town. One just like it, but without the dog, sold. So I had to paint this one the next day for a show. I touched this painting up on Saturday also.

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Old Town Tresures, landscape,oil on canvas,16x12,price$400

This is a plein air painting I made a few years back of our Bellingham antique district.I painted a little on it in my studio on Saturday.

Friday, August 8, 2014

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Look but Don't Touch,figure,oil on board,10x8,price$375

This is today's painting. I'm so sorry I didn't put a painting up yesterday. So another reworked Nasturtiums with a new background.The painting I did of Serena will be on the post card for the show.Enjoy

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Avocados,still life,oil on canvas,6x6,price$200

Here is another fruit painting of Avocados. It was fun to paint the colors that I could see in this fruit.