Thursday, June 22, 2017

Salmon Colored Roses,still life,oil on canvas,7x5,price$175

This painting is of the sweet smelling salmon colored roses that grow right outside of my studio door. I get to enjoy them now that it is summer.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Boats Sailing in the Islands,seascape,oil on canvas,8x8,priceNFS

Another painting for July's group Show "On the Water". I sold one very much like this one last month.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Mock Orange,still life,oil on canvas,7x5,price$175

I have a large mock orange bush/tree in our front yard. The fragrance is wonderful. So I painted just a small cutting from the tree. My studio smells great even with the wed dogs on the sofa.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Fishing in the Right Spot,figure,oil on canvas,8x6,priceNFS

Another painting to go into my July group show. I'm trying to have mostly figures "On the Water" to be different from the other 3 artist show..

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Boat to Market,figure,oil on canvas,9x12,priceNFS

This is one of my favorite paintings. I took a number of photos of the young woman in her motor boat returning from Market to her larger boat with her child and dog. The first painting I did won a price and sold on Friday Harbor where the boat was.This painting will be going in next Month's show.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Smooth Sailing in the Islands,seascape,oil on canvas,12x9.priceNFS

Another painting that will go into the On the Water Show in July. Also known as Summer in the Islands.

Friday, June 16, 2017

Sweet William,still life,oil on canvas,7x5,price$175

This is today's painting. I will keep putting up seascape and paintings of figures near the sea for the July show in the next couple of weeks as well.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Bayside Moment,figure,oil on canvas,9x12,priceNFS

This is another painting that is going into the July show. I guess I could call it self portrait.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Orange Kayak,figure,oil on canvas,9x12,price$500

This is one of the paintings that will be going into July's group show "On the Water". If it sells on line ,it won't go into the show.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Boat Racing,figure,oil on canvas,8x8,price$500

I've been busy getting my paintings varnished for an upcoming group show here in Bellingham. This is a painting that I did last June.

Friday, June 9, 2017

Apples on Turquoise Plate,still life,oil on canvas,8x8,price$200

Today's painting .My neighbor artist friend and I set up apples today and we had a fun afternoon painting together. My son just fixed my computer. I wish I had his talent as well.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

View from Woodstock Farm,landscape,oil on canvas,5x7,price $125

This is an older painting that comes from my home computer file. Woodstock Farms is a lovely local park that looks out over Bellingham Bay. The computer in my studio was not working today. This week my studio computer is giving me a hard time.

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Pink Peonie,still life,oil on canvas,10x8,price$200

Great news. Last night I received Best In Show for my painting of two research men in the tide waters. The Juror was Lois Griffel who studied under Henry Hensche of the Cape Cod School of color. The show is on for two month at Scott Milo Gallery in Anacortes, WA. My paintings are showing with other paintings of the Plein Air Washington members.It's a great show.
This is today's painting of one of my peonies.

Friday, June 2, 2017

First Peonie,still life,oil on canvas,10x8,price$NFS

These red peonies are blooming right now. I want to paint them this weekend. This is an older painting.I have to run down to a gallery opening right now so I can't paint today.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Navel Oranges,still life,oil painting,8x8,price$200

Today my neighbor artist friend and I set up this still life.The painting is of oranges with some bay leaves.

Monday, May 29, 2017

Key Limes,still life,oil on canvas,5x7,price$175

Today's painting of limes. I plan to make Key lime pie today. These are just normal limes.

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Green Grapes,still life,oil painting,6x6,price$175

This was an older painting of Green Grapes. The painting now hangs on my studio wall. It was in a local show with more of my 6x6 fruit paintings and my friend Joyce was showing her 6x6 tropical fish paintings. We displayed the paintings like a big quilt.

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Sweet Green Grapes,still life,oil on canvas,6x6,price$150

I bought these grapes on Thursday. I was so happy that they were sweet. You never know about green grapes. They made a good model for me today.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Violet in May Sunshine,still life,oil painting,8x8,price$200

My Computer is working so much better. Here is today's painting of the lovely violet that someone gave me last summer. It is in full bloom again.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

New Iris,still life,oil on canvas,7x5,price$100

Today I painted this iris that had been broken off the plant. My studio computer was being fixed today. I thought it had died but it still lives.I got it back just in time to post today's painting.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Portrait Sketch of Rachael,portrait,oil on canvas,16x12,price$400

I had my computer fixed this morning. I works again. I sold 6 paintings this afternoon. I will also have a fix-it man coming here at 3:30 to look at a water problem. So I don't have time to do a new painting today.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

View from Teddy Bear Cove,seascape,oil on canvas,8x8.priceNFS

My studio computer with all of my painting images broke today. I have some images on my home computer. This is an older, sold painting.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Mixed Fruit,still life,oil on canvas,8x10,price$250

Today's painting of lemons,a lime and an orange. I had fun painting with my friend today.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

One Lemon,still life,oil on canvas,5x7,price$150

I was in my garden weeding most of this afternoon. So this is a fast painting of a one lemon today. I enjoy painting lemons.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Pretty Flowers,still life,oil on canvas,10x8,price$295

I have to put this painting up that I painted a couple of years ago because something unexpected came up this afternoon. I love this painting because it reminds me of my mother. These were her favorite flowers. Happy Mother's day.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Black Grapes,still life,oil painting,8x8,price$225

These grapes looked almost black at the Co-Op store this morning. So I thought that they would make a good subject to paint today. In the spot light they weren't so black but more Prussian Blue.

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Peaches on Plate,still life,oil on canvas,8x8,price$225

This was the painting I did on Saturday morning with my artist neighbor friend. It is such fun painting with someone else who is as upbeat about painting as I am.

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Study in Whites,still life,oil on canvas,11x14,price$300

Yesterday's painting. I couldn't get my computer to read the card from the camera. I found a new card today. Anyway this was a study with mostly white objects.

Friday, May 5, 2017

Summer Rose,still life,oil on canvas,7x5,price$150

I couldn't get my computer to work today to upload today's painting. So this is another from two years ago.