Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Daisies in Blue and White Vase,still life,watercolor,10x12,priceNFS

This was one of my first watercolor paintings. I was asked to teach a beginners class in watercolor so I had to teach my self first.I'm still getting ready for the Studio Tour and going through all of my older art work.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Drawing of John,figure,graphite on paper,24x18.price$100

This drawing I did of John Glen two Thursday's ago. I was able to do 5 drawings in the 2 hours we had with John.

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Wooden Toys,still life,oil on canvas,5x7,price$150

I have a number of wooden toys and blocks in my studio for me to paint and children to play with when they visit. Panting colored blocks is a great color exercise. I'm not sure how many more paintings I can do this week. My studio will be open for the next two weekends and I must finish getting it ready.

Friday, September 25, 2015

Apples fpor Art,still life,oil on canvas,6x6,price$125

We have a fund raiser here at a local art store for art education in our public schools. The money from this painting of apples will go towards that cause weather it sell here in Bellingham, or on line.

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Late Roses.still life,oil on canvas,10x8,$200

This is one of the paintings that I worked over. I painted it a few month back and wasn't that happy with it. I think it looks better now.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Paint Tube Piles,still life,oil on canvas,6x6,price$200

Today's painting of my paint tubes.
Most of the walls in my studio are covered with this years art.I will be moving from my web page soon. I will still have this blog and daily paint works. I'll let you know about my new site when I have it ready.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Jug Full,still life,oil on canvas,7x5,price$200

This painting came back from a local gallery last month. I thought that I would put it up again.

Monday, September 21, 2015

Freesia Flowers,still life,oil on canvas,8x8,price$200

As I'm framing my paintings for this year's art shows and Studio Tour, I look at them to see what I can change to make them a better painting. This painting is one where I've changed the background color. I think it looks much better.

Sunday, September 20, 2015

By the Sea,figure,oil on canvas,16x12,priceNFS

This was painted from a photo I took of two girls we dressed up and photographed down by the bay.

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Sunflowers in Vase,still life,oil on canvas,8x8,price$275

I think this is the last sunflower painting for this season. I cut them down so the vase shows in this painting.

Friday, September 18, 2015

Happy Flowers,still life,oil on canvas,11x14,price$225

I painted these flowers from Trader Joe's. They make me happy when I look at them. So that's why they have that name.

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Cut Sunflowers,still life,oil on linen canvas,9x12,price$300

Van Gogh inspired today's painting. I saw one of his paintings of sunflowers where the sunflowers were placed on a table.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

September Sunflowers,still life,oil on canvas,12x9,price$300

Today I painted these sunflowers that I pick up at the store. My framing is finished. I have my studio open the first two weekends in October. Now I need to hang my art work.

Monday, September 14, 2015

Daylily Safe Harbor,seascape,oil on canvas,24x30,priceNFS

This is a larger painting that is of Hart's Cove where my brother and his wife have a Summer home. I am almost finished framing my paintings. I think I have 2 more to frame.I'll get back to painting.

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Very Hot Peppers,still life,oil on canvas,6x6,price$100

This is one of the paintings that I have repainted while I'm framing up my art work. If I can find the image of how it looked before, I will put it up tomorrow.

Friday, September 11, 2015

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Sewing Threads.still life,oil on canvas,5x7,price$125

I had to stop framing and paint today. I picked out the threads while looking for a curved needles to sew up something that my puppy ripped up while I was out at a meeting last night.
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Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Monday, September 7, 2015

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Persimmions3,still life,oil on canvas,6x6,price$200

Still framing and touching up paintings that I thought were all finished. This painting was painted with a palette knife.

Friday, September 4, 2015

Lupin Plant,still life,oil on canvas,10x8,price$200

I am still framing art work for an upcoming show. As I look at my older paintings I often change backgrounds or something in the painting.This painting was painted in May but today I changed the background
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Thursday, September 3, 2015

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

September Flowers,still life,oil on canvas,8x10,price$300

I'm getting ready for 5 shows. I'm not sure how much painting I will get to do this month. This is a small still life of late garden flowers.