In 2007, I began blogging. It is exciting to create consistently, sell my work around the world, and meet wonderful friends! I paint, teach, write, am a lover of nature, family and friends. This is where I post my latest studio work with comments about my process, tips about my techniques, and my thoughts on how faith, art, and life converge. Book mark me and visit again soon!
The intensity of color in the hibiscus is quite breath
taking. And every time I see these blooms I'm reminded of a Dr. Suess
creation! How delicate, beautiful, and comical is the mind of the
There's something quite celebratory in it, and it "cried out" to me to be remembered with a portrait!
a part of September's Virtual Paintout destination, this oil pastel
depicts a lovely little site in Gothenburg, Sweden. Something about
this was reminiscent of the wonderful Swedish artist, Carl Larson , whom
I have long enjoyed. He had a wonderful way of depicting life in the
Swedish country side in the 1800s. The colors and the simplicity of
composition give it the peaceful feel of another era.
This comes matted and ready to put into an 11 x 14" frame.
$435.00 (Please add $20.00 shipping in the US, IL residents please add 8.25% sales tax)
School has begun once again! We are 2 weeks into our new semester, and I've been working on a larger painting. Those 2 things have taken up time, which is the reason its been a couple weeks since my last post! But its ready to unveil... and here it is!
My composition came out of several reference photos I took this spring. The callas had
recently been doused with a spring shower and were absolutely
beautiful. It wasn't quite at sunrise when the photos were made, but
early morning. These three seemed to shimmer with the light, and the
leaves had such an interesting ruffled effect. A painting waiting to
come into being!