Thursday, July 30, 2015

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Beach at Larrabee,seascape,oil on canvas,9x12,$600

A framed painting I made of our local State Park. We moved my 85 year old sister into her new assisted living apartment today. She seems happy. Maybe I can get back to my painting now.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Evening Sail Boat Race,seascape,oil on canvas,8x8,price$300

This is last one of last years paintings of sail boats racing in our Bellingham Bay. My sister is moving into assisted living on Saturday. I have another month of getting her things in order. I will get back to my painting every day soon.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Monday, July 20, 2015

View from Cove,seascape,oil on canvas,8x8,priceNFS

This seascape was painted from a view of one of our local small coves. I'm still very busy getting everything organized for my sister's move. So much to do. But once she is settled I'll get back to painting.

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Just Picked Peaches,still life,oil on canvas,6x6,priced$200

Another floater framed painting of peaches. I have two peach trees here in my garden. There is nothing like eating a peach just picked right off the tree.

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Pears 3,still life,oil on canvas,6x6,price$200

This painting just came back from a gallery. It has a nice black "floater" frame. I am putting up some of last years paintings while I work on my 85 year old sister's move to assisted living.

Friday, July 17, 2015

Over There,figures,oil on canvas,8x8,price$750

This is another painting that I did last year. I'm still very busy taking care of my 85 year old sister's life right now.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Mint Julep Rose,still life,oil on panel,6x6,price$175

I haven't painted much silver. Also new to me is this smooth artist panel that I've just used. I like painting silver. I'll do more. But I like canvas texture better then Smooth panels.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Explorers,figures,oil on canvas,8x10,price$950

A prize winner, this is a painting I did last year. I'm very busy this week getting my 85 year old sister into assisted living. So no time to paint.

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Serena,Wimbledon,portrait,oil on canvas,20x24,price$1,400

Last summer I was in a Tennis art show in Seattle where 3 of my 5 paintings now have homes. I painted this painting from a photo by Marija Zivlak. I thought since Serena Williams just won again at Wimbledon I would post this painting.

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Fire King Crocosmia,still life,oil on canvas,7x5,price$175

This flower is from my crocosmia plants. Also known as ‘Lucifer’crocosmia. The humming birds love this plant. I also have a lighter orange crocosmia plant in my garden.

Friday, July 10, 2015

Drawing of Cara,figure,graphite on paper,24x18,proice$200

My figure drawings are 20 minutes. I've been drawing figures since 1963. Something I love to do weekly. here are some from this week and two weeks ago. Two models.

Thursday, July 9, 2015

New Pear Painting,still life,oil on canvas,5x7,price$175

I painted the same group of pears today. I wanted to paint them with big brushes. But I ended up using smaller brushes as well. The two paintings look almost the same. I put up a drawing of our model from two weeks ago. I'll put up today's drawings soon.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Three July Pears,still life,oil on canvas,5x7,price$175

This morning we pick up these pears at our local food co-op. My pears aren't ready yet to be picked. I wanted to paint with only my big brushes but ended up using all sizes. Maybe tomorrow.

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Chocolate Chunks,still life,oil on canvas,5x7,priceNFS

This was a painting I did back in February. I had to varnish and frame other paintings today that will be picked up on Friday. So no new painting today.

Monday, July 6, 2015

Orchid Study in White,still life,oil on linen,8x10,price$300

This is today's painting. A white Orchid and a white background. I'm framing some paintings for the Jansen Center. They will be picked up on Friday. f

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Friday, July 3, 2015

Queen Elizabeth Roses,still life,oil on linen,9x12,price$375

This is today's painting of roses from my rose tree. The dear have not killed this one. I had a visit from the Fountainhead Gallery owners today. They returned my paintings of the Tennis Players that didn't sell and they bought the small painting of a Tennis Ball.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Bing Cherries,still life,oil on canvas,5x7,price$175

One more painting of cherries. Today I had to take my sister from the hospital to the rehab building.It was hard going back to the rehab center where my husband stayed after his broken back and leg surgeries. It's a great place but it just stirred up memories. Hope my sister will be ok.It was hard to stay and hard to leave. So I came home and painted.