Thursday, June 30, 2016

Strawberries on a Saucer,still life,oil on canvas,6x6,$200

Strawberries in a saucer is hanging on my wall today. The painting of the box of raspberries sold. I'm always happy when one of my painting goes off to a new home.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Girl with Picture Book,figure,oil on linen canvas,10x8,price$400

I saw this girl walking in the park looking at a picture book. I thought it would make a painting. The top painting image was taken in the sun the lower painting taken indoors and looks a bit cooler to me..

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Sweetpeas in a glass,still life,oil on canvas,7x5,price$175

Sweetpeas are out in my garden now. I worked today on a young girl reading a book. I'll put the painting up on my blog when it's finished.

Monday, June 27, 2016

Lemons on Table, Still life,oil on canvas,5x7,price$100

This is the painting that I've been having a hard time getting the image to come out with the correct color. Today I have been in a fix it mood. I repainted this painting and two other paintings.

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Pink Peonies,still life,oil on canvas.10x8,price$195

I wasn't happy with the photo of the two paintings that I painted of lemons the last couple of days. I think they need to dry before I take another image of them. I put up two pictures of me painting in my garden. I'm under the apple tree and next to the fig tree. My small pup wanted to be in the picture too.

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Watercolor Portrait,portrait,watercolor on paper,7x5,priceNFS

This is an older watercolor portrait painting that I did as a demo. My dogs on our house deck. The studio roof is below on the one picture and the alley with neighbors on the other. Both pictures show our bay and Island view.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Jena on Stool,figureative,graphite drawing on paper,24x18,price$100

This is a 20 minute drawing of Jena a dancer. The other 3 drawings on my blog are of Jena also. I would like to do an oil painting of her on a stool.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Summer Lemons,still life,oil on canvas,6x6,price$200

Today I painted the lemons I bought from the market this morning. Their color was so bright I had to paint them. I panted a little more on this painting. So I show both images.

Monday, June 20, 2016

Friday, June 17, 2016

Sailboat Racing,figure,oil on canvas,8x8,price$300

Today I looked out over the bay at the sail boats and thought it was a good day to paint another sail boat painting. Also a picture of my dogs on my studio deck.

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Let's Try Again,figures,oil on canvas,10x8,price$725

This is one of my Ballet paintings. I was invited to sketch and photo rehearsals at our local NW ballet company. I made a number of paintings from my photos.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Summer Geranium,still life,oil on canvas,8x8,price$250

This is today's painting of my deck geranium. I've had a bad cold for over a week. So I have been up loading older artwork. It feels good to be painting today.

Monday, June 13, 2016

Butterfly Catchers,figures,oil on canvas,11x14,price$795

I saw a family of children having a happy afternoon running around with their butterfly nets.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Window Sill Peonies,still life,oil on canvas,8x8,price$250

These peonies are back lit by the sun. So the painting is a study in values. I have the outdoors as one value even though there were trees, alley, and houses. The pink peonies were in shadow except for the edges.

Monday, June 6, 2016

Box of Strawberries,still life,oil on canvas,8x8,price$250

I saw these strawberries this morning at the co-op and I thought that I had to paint them. They smell so good.

Friday, June 3, 2016

Rose Collection,still life,oil on canvas,8x8,price$250

This year I've fenced out the dear. So my roses have flowers. I added lead white and lead-tin yellow at the very end of this painting for highlights.

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Pacific Northwest Coast,seascape,oil on canvas,5x7,price$175

This is a painting I have wanted to do for a while. It is of our coast. I will fix the small legs on the lady when the paint is dry.