Thursday, August 21, 2014

The Red Hat

8" x 8" x 1/2", oil on board

Painting this child was a delight. After painting a landscape and then a still life I was very warmed up for this to fall off the brush!

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Thursday, August 7, 2014

A Good Read

8" x 8" oil on board

I love to read.  I also love to paint.  It seems that sometimes one steals time from the other.  This time painting won.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Bringing Up The Rear

8" x 10" oil on board

On a recent trip to Coronado Island I took lots of beach reference photos to use for painting. This is the first and I am happy with it...hope you like it too!

Friday, July 18, 2014

Friday, July 11, 2014

"Study In Blue And White"

8" x 10" oil on canvas board

I painted this with a student yesterday focusing on the difference of the blue and white in the light and in the shadows.  It was a fun exercise!

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014


8" x 8" oil on board

I love this little floral, it reminds me of the colors of spring!

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Saturday, June 21, 2014

Beach Baby

16" x 20" oil on board

First day of summer!  
Though I am miles from the beach, I will have to get down there this summer for more reference, these are fun to do!

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Ribbons And Bows

6" x 6" oil on canvas board

This painting stayed loose and fresh while it fell off the brush.  It probably didn't hurt that it was my second portrait today.  

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Fresh Cut

14" x 14" x 1" oil on gallery wrapped canvas

Cut these flowers from my garden this morning, set them up in the natural light of the studio.  I needed to paint these very quickly because the roses were opening rapidly!

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Almost Summer

6" x 6" oil on board

With Memorial Day over it's time to bring on the summer fun!

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