Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Monday, December 26, 2016

Holly Days,still life,oil on linen,8x10,price$200

Happy Holly Days. This image of my painting was taken indoors so the color is a little off.

Friday, December 23, 2016

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Christmas Poinsettia in Pot,still life,oil on cANVAS,8X8,PRICE$250

I painted this plant two days ago. The poinsettia was to be a gift to one of my friends. The spot light was to near the top flowers and they had burned. So now I know to keep the light a nice distance from my plants.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Satsumas in December,still life,oil on canvas,8x8,price$250

This is today's new painting fresh from our local market. I asked the check out lady not to bag them so that the leaves would stay on. I told her I was going to paint them.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Bunch of Grapes,still life,oil on canvas,6x6,price$200

This is today's painting of a bunch of grapes. What color would you call these? Tomorrow I go to Seattle for lunch with the Women Painters of Washington group that I am a member of since 2009.

Monday, December 12, 2016

Rocks at Larabee,seascape,oil on canvas,10x8,price$300

I need to work on more seascape for I have a ON THE WATER show coming up.Here is today's painting. Top image is taken outside in the cold snow under the gray sky. The lower image is taken inside under the lights.

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Persimmons from Tom and Pam,still life,oil on canvas,6x6,price$200

This was up earlier in the week but only for a short time. Today I'm busy so I may not get to painting.

Friday, December 9, 2016

Survivor of the Storm,still life,oil on canvas,12x9,price$300

We just had our first snow storm. I painted this still life of roses after our large wind storm back in October. I do see one lone rose covered with snow on my rose bush. It is too cold for me to paint it outside today so I am putting this painting up.

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

December Grapes,still life,oil on canvas,5x7,price$175

Still no heat in my home. It was 39 degrees at lunch time. Tonight I should have my new boiler/furnace. The mornings have been like camping in the Sierra mountains. The studio is warm and today's painting is of green grapes that I pick up at the store on Tuesday. The top image was taken in the sun. The second image was taken in the shade and is cooler, not the true color.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Persimmon Painting,still life,oil on canvas,5x7,price$200

This is my second painting of these persimmons. I'll put the other painting up this weekend.

Friday, December 2, 2016

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Mandarin Oranges,still life,oil on canvas,6x6,price$200

Today's painting.Sometimes we eat our models before I get around to painting them. So only three left today. Wow, I found out that the 16 Van Gogh Vodka bottle labels that I worked on Dec.2014-March2015 are out now.See

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

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

Keeping with the red and green theme, here is today's grapes on a red background. It is so dark and rainy here I can't take a photo outside today. So this is an indoor image. Today I think I'll go somewhere sunny for the winter.

Friday, November 25, 2016

Evening Alone Chuckanut Drive,seascape,oil on canvas,9x12,priceNFS

My sons and I drove down Chuckanut Drive this morning to see the memorial rock that was put up for my husband by his paragliding friend. My sons were seeing it for the first time.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Docked Fishing Boat. Seascape,oil on canvas,10x8,price$500

This is one of my paintings of an old fishing boat docked down in Anacortes WAashinton just north of the ferries that take you to the Islands.

Friday, November 18, 2016

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Roses in Mint Jelly Jar,still life,oil on canvas,6x6,price$200

Today's painting of some of yesterday's roses in an empty mint jelly jar. Tomorrow I will have 6 painting in a plein air painting show of downtown Bellingham.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Vase of Roses,still life,oil on linen,10x8,price$285

Today I picked these roses on my way down the steps to my studio. I have two images of the same painting. The top images is closer to the real color in today's painting.