Saturday, October 29, 2016

3 More Lemons,still life,oil on canvas,5x7,price$179

I painted the lemons again looking down on them. The image of the painting was taken indoors because of the rain. One was in direct light and the second image was taken in indirect light. See how different the colors are.

Friday, October 28, 2016

Boat Race,seascape,oil on canvas10x8,price$500

This is a boat race painting.I've had a busy day today. Look as if i need a new boiler/furnace.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Lemons Three,still life,oil on canvas,5x7,price$175

Today's lemon painting. I also put up the image of the canvas that I scrapped off yesterday. It was hydrangeas in an old pewter vase. I saw the painting today when I returned to my studio and liked it. So I won't paint over it.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Monday, October 24, 2016

Autumn Pears,still life,oil on canvas,8x8,price$250

These pears are from our Anjou pear tree. They seem to be ready in late Autumn.They are fun to paint.

Friday, October 21, 2016

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

I added more apples to the still life that I painted on the other day. The background is more pink.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Two Lemons and Orange,still life,oil on canvas,6x6,price$150

This is one of my re-dos. I have a pile of paintings that I fell need more work. So today I touched this painting
up a little.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Kissing Apples,still life,oil on linen,8x10,price$300

Today's fresh picked apples. While I paint the apple their leaves move, drop a little. The apples stay still. Today I put up two images of the same painting.I like the change that I made to the top painting.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Orange Hair Band,figures,watercolor on paper,15x11,price$300

This is a watercolor of a dancer on a stool. Tonight I will be going to a dance performance at our local theater.

Monday, October 17, 2016

Meyer Lemons,still life,oil on canvas,5x7,price$175

These lemons are from our Meyer Lemon tree. Again the color is off. I have another image on my blog today with highlights on the lemons. I'll try another image of the painting on a sunny day.

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Storm Survivors,still life,oil on canvas,12x9,price$300

These roses from my garden survived yesterday's strong winds. Still strong and beautiful.Also my dogs in my studio.

Friday, October 14, 2016

Red Apples,still life,oil on canvas,6x6,priceNFS

We have high winds today. Our electricity was out about the time I go down to my studio to paint. No light, gray day find something else productive to do. This is a painting of apples from a year ago.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

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

I have 4 apple trees. Today I picked the Summer Reds. They were my husbands favorite. I also cleaned out my husband's "Macgyver" car today. It sold to my son's friend. She lives on the mountain where my husband died. They used to go mushroom picking together.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Three from the Tree,still life,oil on canvas,8x8,price$300

Here again I put one image of the apple painting that was taken in the shade and the other image taken in the sun. The sun image shows the brush work but the shade image is too cool.

Monday, October 10, 2016

Sunday, October 9, 2016

Ballet Slippers,still life,oil on canvas,8x10,price$400

Sunday was the last day of our local Studio Tour. 15 paintings went off to good, loving homes. I had a great time.

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Rehearsal,figures,oil on canvas,12x9,price$775

I have been very busy opening my studio with the local Studio tour these last two weekends. 13 paintings have gone out to new homes. Tomorrow is the last day. It has been fun.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Apple Harvest Again,still life,oil on linen,8x10,price$300

This is the same painting that I did last week. I added leaves to the apple on the left to help the composition. I think it works better now.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

A Single Rose,still life,oil on canvas,7x5,price$175

I cut this rose on my way down to my studio after lunch. I often don't know what I'm going to paint until I get down here in front of my paints.This still life was in the sun, so the light kept changing, but I think it worked.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Garlics and Onion,still life,oil on canvas,5x7,price$175

Today I brought home extra garlic from the store in the hope of helping to fix my son's bad cold. The garlic and the onion called out to me to paint them today before I cook them. So here they are.

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Couple on Beach,figures,oil on canvas,9x12,price$700

This is a couple I saw while walking on our county beach near Semiahmoo Resort. The view of Lummi Island in the background mist. We live in such a beautiful place.