Little tiny still life.
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”
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”
These are the flowers I bought last week to use as a still life. It was a much fuller bouquet and one by one the flowers have been dying and I have been plucking them out. Now I’m down to just 3 ranunculus and the greenery. If I touch the ranunculus the petals fall off.Continue reading “Time for a New Bouquet”
9X12″ oil on canvas Today I hit an art store closing sale and bought a bunch canvases at 80% off. Pretty nice. I bought a bunch of 24″ squares. I’ll have to figure out what to do with them.
I hope you are all having a wonderful day full of love and inspiration.
This is one of the first paintings I did after my break from painting (because my kids were little and I couldn’t do everything). It’s still one of my favorites. It’s my daughters little white silk baptism dress. It’s clearly inspired by one of my favorite artists, Wayne Thibaud. I love the way Thibaud laysContinue reading “Dress”
Here’s yesterday’s painting after I scraped it and brought it back. Now I’m going to let it dry and then give it another layer to see what that looks like. And here’s a before and after. Next week sometime I’ll post the before, after, and after. I honestly like it about the same both ways.
Here’s today’s flowers. I’m going to scrape the paint off and then bring it back again. I’ve noticed that with flowers the painting takes on a lighter quality when I scrape. Here goes… I’ll bring it back tomorrow.
Thank you for the nice comments yesterday. My phone is glitchy so I haven’t had a chance to respond to some of them. Your feedback was encouraging. Here’s today’s flowers. I’m going to let them dry and then decide what I will do to them next. I felt like it was a promising and moreContinue reading “Soft Flowers”