Monday, June 29, 2015

Sunday, June 28, 2015

White Petunia,still life,oil on canvas,7x5,price$100

This is a painting I reworked. When I see that a painting will look better if I rework the color or something I do. This was a painting I posted back in mid April. It had a white background behind the white flower. It feels stronger to me now.

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Toy Tools,still life,oil on linen,9x12,price$300

I stopped at a neighbor's yard sale on my way home this morning and saw this cute toy truck with tools in it. That inspired me to paint the toy tools today. I'll paint the truck soon.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

June Roses,still life,oil on canvas,7x5,price$100

This is a painting I did last week and worked on a little more to fix the value of the table.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Two Boats in the Race,seascape,oil on canvas,8x8,price$250

Today I painted a new sail boat race painting. I started with a brush and ended with a painting knife. There were two butterflies dancing in my garden so I stopped to take a picture.

Monday, June 22, 2015

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Hydrangea Pail,still life,oil on panel,10x8,price$200

Today's painting is of my fresh cut hydrangeas. If you would like to see a tape of me in my studio here it is

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Father and Son at the Beach,figures,oil on linen,8x10,price$375

Today's painting is for Father's Day. I also have up yesterday's painting. I reworked the background. I need to clear up what I wrote yesterday about the 1st weekend August sale of my paintings. The sale will be on my small 6x6 and 7x5 paintings. Not my bigger paintings.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Summer Rose,still life,oil on canvas,7x5,price$100

Today's painting is of yesterday's roses.I still need to paint up to the edge of the canvas. The first weekend in August I am having a big sale of my paintings here in Bellingham. If there is a painting you really have to have you better email me soon.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Studio Roses,still life,oil on canvas,7x5,price$100

This painting is of the roses off my studio rose bush. So far the dear have not eaten it too much. So I can enjoy the roses.

Monday, June 15, 2015

Cherries,still life,oil on canvas,6x6,price$100

Our cherry trees is loaded with fruit. I cut these cherries off the tree today and painted them. Most years our cherries are eaten by the birds,racoons,rats and squirrels. So far this year they are still on the tree and we may have a chance to enjoy them.

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Costume Change,figures,oil on canvas,12x9,price$750

This is the painting that just went into the Edmonds juried gallery show, in Edmonds Washington. My paintings often sell in Edmonds.

Thursday, June 11, 2015

John,Portrait,graphite drawing on paper,24x18,Price$100

We had John back as our model this morning. four drawings of him. A drawing I did of him is going down to the Edmonds Art Festival Juried Gallery on Saturday. I'm also posting some cute pictures of my dogs. Tally is outside with my studio and bay in the background. Polly has a new haircut.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Lovely Lady,portrait,gaphite pencil on paper,24x18,price$100

I had a busy day today.These are from two weeks ago. I had to work on framing for an upcoming show. I also worked on some of the paintings I did last week.

Saturday, June 6, 2015

NorthWest Sailboat Race,seascape,oil on canvas,10x8,price$375

Today's painting is of a sailboat race. I need a little more time on the painting when it is less wet.

Friday, June 5, 2015

Cup with Peonies,still life,oil on canvas,10x8,price$375

Today's painting is of the only tea cup I have down in my studio and two fresh cut peonies. I'm still liking the new paint I bought yesterday.

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Deck Geraniums,still life,oil on panel,8x10,price$275

Today's painting of geraniums was painted on a gesso board. I used some new paints called Rublev by Natural Pigments. I liked them.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Drawing of Jim,graphite pencil on paper,18x24,price$200

I drove 4 hours today, two each way, to see a painting Demo. So I'll put up some of my drawings. Tomorrow I'll talk about the demo.

Monday, June 1, 2015

June Geranium,still life,oil on canvas,12x12,price$375

I painted my geraniums today. They sit on my studio deck and help make a bright color against the gray studio.