Friday, October 13, 2017

Abstract Landscape,Landscape,oil on canvas,12x9,price$195

I painted 4 abstract paintings today. They were inspired by my friend Sharon Kingston. She made a large painting that resembled a Rothko's paintings.I feel in love with it.I wanted to paint these with out looking at Rothko's work.Sometimes I need to get an idea out on canvas.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Figs not Ripe,still life,oil on canvas,5x7,$150

This is a better image of the fig painting. I have a fig tree. It has two flushes or crops of fruit a season. But the second flush doesn't get ripe.I wish that they did. I love figs.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

3 apples,still life,oil on canvas,6x6,price$200

Here is a painting of apples. I didn't put up today's painting of figs from my tree. The image didn't show the yellows. So the painting was too green. I'll see if I can make a better image.

Monday, October 9, 2017

Apples and Hydrangeas,still life,oil on canvas,10x8,price$200

Some friends dropped by this weekend for my studio tour and brought me their beautiful hydrangeas. So I painted them today along with apples from my tree.

Sunday, October 8, 2017

By the Bay,figure,oil on canvas,16x12,price,$700

This is one of the paintings I did from photos we took of two young ladies that we dressed up in Victorian dresses. We took most of the pictures of them down in the park by the Bay. I need to paint some more paintings of them.

Friday, October 6, 2017

Paint Tubes and Brush,still life.oil on canvas,6x6,price$200

I love painting my paint tubes. I love their colors. I love the challenge in making a good composition or arrangement which comes often by just dropping them down on the table. I like the shadows they cast. See my blog for a couple more tube paintings.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Drawings,figure,graphite pencil on paper,17x14,price$100

These drawings are of the pretty model we had last week and Patrick we had the week before. The standing pose is on paper that is 24 inch high.These drawings were done in 20 minute poses.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Quiet Island Cove,seascape,oil painting,9x12,price$500

We live in such a beautiful place here in the Northwest. This is a painting of one of our Island coves.

Monday, October 2, 2017

Garlic and Onions,still life,oil on canvas,5x7.price$175

I enjoy painting onions and garlic. The paintings aren't as colorful as some of my work but the subjects have such nice forms.

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Rose Cutting,still life,oil on canvas,6x6,price$200

A working vacation All paintings that I painted this year are varnished. That's about 300 paintings. Now I need to frame a large number of them. I have a new light weight drill which will make it easier for me.

Friday, September 29, 2017

Vacation,figures,oil on canvas,10x8,price$500

Well I'm on vacation for a week while I get my paintings and studio ready for the Studio Tour next two weekends. So I will be putting up older paintings.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

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

I rushed to paint this painting today for I will have visitors in 45 minutes. Sometimes doing a painting fast is good.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Apples Three,still life,oil on canvas,6x6,price$175

These are Summer Reds from one of our apple trees. This painting has the apples on a white table top.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Fall Apples,still life,oil on canvas,6x6,price$175

This painting is a little different for me because I painted the apples placed on a gray steel table.But sometimes changing things around is a good thing.

Monday, September 25, 2017

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Friday, September 22, 2017

Larrabee Morning,seascape,oil on canvas,9x12.price$500

One of my Larrabee launch paintings. This is at a local State Park. A beautiful place to paint.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Bountyful,still life,oil on canvas panel.9x12,price$300

A painting of a group of apples from one of our apple trees. Yesterday my son Mike found an apple press. So maybe we will press cider this fall.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Bellingham Alley to the Bay,landscape,oil on canvas,10x8,price$300

Once a year we paint downtown Bellingham. I like this view of the Bay and the Islands down the alley. So this afternoon I enjoyed painting it.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Monday, September 11, 2017

September Sunflowers,still life,oil painting,14x11.price$300

I pick these bright yellow flowers up this morning from Trader Joe's. I used all of my yellows and added Rublev Oleogel so the stiff Cad yellows would flow better.

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Lake House Grapevine,landscape,oil on canvas,30x24.priceNFS

Today's painting is inspired by the paintings of Monet that I saw in Vancouver last month. I loved his paintings of the wisteria vines. It looked to me as if he scraped a color off of his canvas and exposed the color underneath. Something you can't see from a book picture. I didn't do that in this painting but may work more on it. I have been very busy this Summer. I hope to do more paintings of the lake as the seasons change. Also a thank you to poulous bhatti for the nice comments about my blog. It is good to get feedback and also to know people do read and enjoy what I put up each day.

Friday, September 8, 2017