Saturday, February 27, 2016

Tiny Orchid Flowers,still life,oil on canvas,6x6,price$200

Today I painted the orchid that I was given for my birthday last month. I wanted to see if I could do a 6x6 composition. Also the pansy painting from two day's ago that I worked on a little more.

Friday, February 26, 2016

Another Primrose,still life,oil on canvas,6x6,price$200

Here is another primrose. I worked more on yesterday's happy purple pansy. I'll put that painting up another day.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Sunny Day Sail,seascape,oil on canvas,10x8,price$400

Today's painting is of a sail boat that I saw while on a boat to Victoria, Canada. I went from Bellingham to Friday Harbor, to Victoria and back with my friend Cat and My niece Jessica.

Monday, February 22, 2016

Sunday, February 21, 2016

Sail Boat Class,seascape,oil on canvas,8x8,price$250

I changed the color of the raft in the center of the painting in hopes of it making the painting more interesting. I painted this painting all with a pallet knife.

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Another Dog Day Afternoon,seascape,oil on canvas,9x11,price$700

This is an older painting today because I hurt my back yesterday. The painting is an award winner and has been in some prestigious shows.

Friday, February 19, 2016

Amaryllis #3,still life,oil on linen,12x9,price$200

Today I painted our amaryllis flowers that were suppose to bloom at Christmas. They were late and came at Valentine's day.

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Maroon Pansy,still life,oil on canvas,7x5,price$150

This is my second pansy of the season. I did like mixing colors to get the right shades of maroon. I'm not sure about the background. I may change it to a robin egg blue.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

First Purple Pansy,still life,oil on canvas,6x6,price$200

Today I saw the first trays of pansies at our local grocery store. So I bought two to paint and later plant. I had fun mixing just the right purples for this one.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Pink Primrose,still life,oil on canvas,6x6,price$200

This is today's painting. Two images of the same painting. The sun light was out on the top painting. the sun was behind a cloud on the second painting so it's cooler. I spent some of today thinking about a larger painting I'm going to do for an upcoming show.

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Valentine Bouquet,still life,oil on canvas,12x12,price$300

Today's painting is of the flowers that we have for Valentine's day. The image I took in the rain is not good. The roses and snapdragons are more purple. The hydrangea flowers are more chartreuse.

Friday, February 12, 2016

Primrose in Yellow,still life,oil on canvas,6x6,price$200

I painted a new yellow primrose today. The sun was out today. the image of the painting isn't as true to color as I would like. Some of the flowers are more lemon yellow and that doesn't show. I worked more on the fruit bowl and on the sailing lesson with pallet knife.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

February Primrose,still life,oil on canvas,6x6,price$200

Today's painting is of the same purple primrose that I painted last month. It seems to have more flowers. I worked a little more on yesterdays "sail boat lesson" painting. Just on the water. I'll put it up again soon.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Pallet Knives in Sunlight,still life,oil on canvas,7x5,price$150

Today's painting is painted in sunlight. So the shadow moved fast and I had to paint fast. It is great to have the sun and it feeling like Spring today.

Monday, February 8, 2016

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Friday Harbor Summer,seascape,oil on linen,10x8,price$400

This is today's painting of a busy harbor in Summer here in the San Juan Islands. I'll have to wait until it drys more before I can add more of the sailboat poles. Also Yesterday's geranium painting before I changed it for the better.

Friday, February 5, 2016

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Drawing of model.figure,graphite on paper,24x18,price$150

This drawing is of our model this morning. I put up some of the drawings I did of our last 3 models in our Thursday morning drawing group. Anyone is welcome to join us.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Fruit Bowl,still life,oil on canvas,12x12,price$200

Today I painted our fruit in a glass bowl. The reds seem too cool. So I'll put this painting a side for a while and not rush to rub it out.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Crocus,still life,oil on canvas,6x6,priceNFS

This painting no longer is. I wiped it off the canvas after I took it's picture.I will try again.

Monday, February 1, 2016

Eggplant,still life,oil oncanvas,8x8,price$200

Today's painting is the third eggplant that I have painted in my life. I'll put up the first two. I did them a few years back.