Summer Color

I think of hot sandy beaches… too hot to walk on with bare feet… sparkling water that is so refreshing to sink your toes into. Thought I would try painting some colorful festive boats that reflect just that… heat, summer color and cool refreshing water… 10″ x 20″ oil on ampersand board This one was…

Almost Finished

Stacey and Laura… I think I’m almost finished with this painting… 11″ x 14″ oil on gessoed board I will be looking at it and correcting for a few more days. I don’t know why this ended up being such a challenge for me. I know I couldn’t get Laura’s face right. I tried so…

On My Easel

What a hectic month this has been… Working on 30 Paintings in 30 Days of September and taking a week to travel to Michigan… all I can say is Wow!  I will post the collage of my 30 paintings in the next post, but first the painting I was working on before I left for…

Mountain Solitude

8″ x 8″ oil on canvas High up in the Rocky Mountains there is a cabin that was built in the late 1800’s by a relative of a friend of ours.  It’s a beautiful cabin and an idyllic setting, kind of reminds me of Heidi’s grandfather’s house up in the Swiss Alps. We hiked up…

Farm Girls

8″ x 10″ oil on canvas I woke up early this morning around 4 o’clock…had my early morning prayer time and then started in on this painting. It went so fast that I basically finished it by 6:15…except for a little tweeking after the sun rose… Based on a photo of two of my daughters…

Sisters

9″ x 12″ oil on canvas This is day 2 for 30 Paintings in 30 Days… We went to Inspirations, a beautiful lunch and tea room, and when we left the girls were waiting in the parking lot overlooking a beautiful garden setting. I’ve always loved the photo I took, so I thought I would…