Boise Foothills WIP

24X30″ oil on canvas Here’s a work in progress.  It started out as a surreal thing with an elk head with antlers floating in the sky above the foothills.  I lived with it like that for a few weeks and decided the elk was just too cute with its big eyes and ears.  So IContinue reading “Boise Foothills WIP”

Spring Hills

Soon soon soon the hills will look like this!  I’m looking forward to it.  I want to get back to this location and paint it “plein air.”  I painted this one from a foto a friend took, I think she took it during a walk with her doggie in the middle of winter.  Everything wasContinue reading “Spring Hills”

Still Life Workshop

  Today I attended a still life workshop.  There were 3 different still life’s set up around the room.  I did something with each still life.  With the lemon still life I first did an abstract, which is really my first abstract painting and I loved doing it. And I love it’s simplicity.  It justContinue reading “Still Life Workshop”

New Etsy Listings

Hi there.  I just got these images back from being scanned so I’m ready to sell the originals and can make prints of a bunch of my little and big paintings.  And I have a record for myself of what I’ve done.  That’s always exciting.  And the professional photos are always so much better thanContinue reading “New Etsy Listings”

Big Landscape

I have been toying around with my big Boise Foothills landscape.  I’ve decided to work on it a little bit each day over a month or so and just see where it goes.  There is a red section at the bottom that I’m not in love with so in this photo I cropped it outContinue reading “Big Landscape”

A fun start

48X36 oil on canvas I sketched this in today and I’m going to let it dry before working on it again.  I have been itching  to move away from realism, but at the same time want to paint certain subject matter, like landscape and figures, without getting caught up in trying to represent exactly whatContinue reading “A fun start”

Art in the Bar Show

Thanks for your nice comments and encouragement about the show today.  In my opinion it was a great success.  A lot of people came through, I met a bunch of great people, learned some things, and sold some of my work.  I got a lot of kind feedback.  You can’t ask for too much moreContinue reading “Art in the Bar Show”