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Vinalhaven ME 2022

Vinalhaven ME 2022 I was invited to join a few other painter friends of mine at a private residence in Vinalhaven Maine. It was the coolest. Beautiful property right on the water and only painting to be done. I was treated like queen by our gracious host. I feel very...

Kiwi Still Life

Kiwi Still Life Just a little fun painting inside today. It’s a #foodpaintchallenge from Instagram that I follow. My first attempt wasn’t so great. I figured it out with the second one though. Final Kiwi 6×6 Oils Reference Photo Sketching it out First...

Money Plant

March 5, 2021 Money Plant This Chinese Money Plant was a gift from a dear friend. I decided to paint this little study as a gift for her birthday. That’s going to be my new thing to motivate me to paint more often and let go of some of my work finally.¬† Details...

The Pear

March 5, 2021 The Pear Feeling like I need more color work so I’ve decided to begin creating more still lives. Here’s my first of a simple pear.¬† Details Time: 1 hr Surface: 4×6 canvas paper Palette: Limited (phthalo blue, cadmium red medium, cadmium...

Blue Mountains

July 29, 2020 Blue Mountains Class Work – I had a bit of fun with this one. While there are a few things that really aren’t working like the mountain colors and foreground strokes in the water, I feel like my values were pretty good. Overall I fell like I...

Sunset Sailboat

July 29, 2020 Sunset Sailboat Class Work – Working with some bright colors and reflections. I liked painting the sailboat¬† but the water water pretty tough. Details Time: 2 hrs Surface: 4×6 primed oil paper Palette: Limited (ultramarine blue, cadmium red...