Monday, November 30, 2015

Summer Porch,figure,oil on canvas,6x6,price$250

Today's painting isn't finished yet. I need to remove the glass on the figures right side and just have her other hand there. I also need to make her head bigger. It gets dark so early now.

Saturday, November 28, 2015

Seaside,figures,oil on linen.8x10.price$500

Today's painting is of a couple of figures we saw by the sea in August. I posted two images of the painting. One taken in the shadow, the next one in the sun light. I also worked more on yesterday's painting.

Friday, November 27, 2015

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Monday, November 23, 2015

Thanksgiving Bouquet,still life,oil on canvas,12x12,price$350

This bouquet for Thanksgiving dinner was too nice not to take down to my studio and paint.The image is taken with indoor light since it is raining.

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Satsumas for Thanksgiving,still life,oil on canvas,6x6,price$200

Today I painted some of the satsumas I bought this morning. The sun is setting early here in the NW. So the image of this painting is taken with indoor light.

Friday, November 20, 2015

November Apples,still life,oil on canvas,6x6,price$200

Today's painting was of apples from our tree. Fresh picked from the tree. Just as I finished this painting it fell into my palette. So I had to scrape off the blobs of red and blue paint. Then I repainted.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Terisa the model,portrait,graphite pencil on paper,17x14,price$100

Today's model arrived with scarves on her head.Terisa is a beautiful African/American lady. My very favorite art form is drawing people.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Forest Stream,landscape,oil on canvas,7x5,price$100

This is a stream in one of our Washington forests. Light coming through the trees.I can see that I still have to work on this painting.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Christmas Cactus,still life,oil on canvas,8x10,price$200

I pulled out my cactus to paint today. I was going to do the whole painting with big brushes and use big bold paint strokes. But I went to smaller brushes.

Monday, November 16, 2015

Amilia,Portrait,oil on canvas,10x8,price$500

Most of my portraits that I paint are from life. The model sitting in front of me. But today's painting was from a photo I took of my friends girl a couple of years ago.

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Fishing in the Stream.figures,oil painting,8x6,price$350

This was painted of 3 boys fishing up in Nova Scotia. I used a painting knife to do this painting.

Friday, November 13, 2015

Best Pals Fishing,figures,oil on canvas,8x8,price$500

I added the dog to my painting. I like the painting better this way. See the way it was below. The camera exposure may make the paintings look different but I only added the dog and touched up the bay around the dog.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Red Carnations,still life,oil on canvas,6x6,price$170

This is my first oil painting of carnations. I painted it yesterday. My studio computer is having a hard time so my painting earlier in the week never went out on the website. Today I saw a watercolor painting of mine that sold back in the 90's selling in a raffle at our local Senior Center. I had to do a double take. I hope the center gets a lot for it.

Monday, November 9, 2015

Fast Boat Race,figures,oil on canvas,14x14,price$500

I worked more on this larger painting of the boat race. I may work some more on it. Today's painting of more boys fishing with palette knife.

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Mountain Brook,landscape,gouache on paper,7x5,price$95

I have a number of gouahce paintings that I thought I would post.This is just one of them of a lovely spot where my friend and I hiked.

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Fast Sketch of Nicole,figure,oil on canvas,16x12,price$200

I made a lot of fast oil sketches of my friend's daughter Nicole. This is one of them. Many have sold.

Friday, November 6, 2015

Fishing Up NOrth,figure,oil on canvas,8x8,price$500

This painting I did all with the palette Knife. The boy was fishing on a bay up in Nova Scotia. I almost added a sleeping dog but changed my mind. Next time.

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Burst of color,still life,oil on canvas,9x12,price$175

This is a repainted painting. Look below in my blog to see how it looked before. I also have reworked my larger sail boaters. I still need to paint in the ropes.
in the ropes.

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Pansies in Cobalt,still life,oil on canvas,12x8,price$150

Today's painting is an older one. I like how bright the yellow pansy is next to the cobalt blue glass pitcher.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Pals Fishing,figures,oil on canvas,8x8,price$500

This week I'm going to do some boys fishing. This is the first one. I started with a brush but ended up using the painting knife.

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Green Grapes on Yellow,still life,oil on canvas,6x6,price$200

This was Saturday's painting. I tried a yellow back ground with the grapes. I found the yellow overpowering.