Plein Air

oil on canvas 11X14 In the fall of 2015 just as the leaves were starting to change color I took a Plein Air painting class with a local Plein Air group taught by Geoff Krueger.  Geoff is a fantastic landscape artist and paints the most wonderful trees, riverscapes, foothills, oceanscapes, etc.  This class was heldContinue reading “Plein Air”

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My Favorite Portrait

9X12 oil on canvas This is my favorite quirky little portrait.  If you follow me on any of my social media sites you’ll see that it’s my profile picture.  This is silly little Lady Eowyn.  One day she did her hair up in those twisty pink curlers and wore around a pair of costume glassesContinue reading “My Favorite Portrait”

Ballet 1

Ballet 1 Oil on canvas 36X48″ Last week I got this painting back from Evermore where I had it professionally photographed so I can have a high quality image for my website and also I will have the option of making giclee prints from a high resolution image. Two years ago I sat and watched myContinue reading “Ballet 1”

Jill’s Clouds Over Foothills

30X24″ oil on canvas Last fall I painted several Boise landscapes.  These are the hills right by my house.  Boise is known for sudden thunderstorms that come out of nowhere, release all their fury, and move on leaving beautiful clear bright blue skies.  This painting is how I see the sky and hills after aContinue reading “Jill’s Clouds Over Foothills”

Custom Portrait/Etsy

I’ve been painting custom portraits and yesterday I took a little leap of faith and put an offer on Etsy to sell custom portraits.  I set up my Etsy shop and will soon be listing some finished pieces and some made to order portraits.  So check it out!  If you have a photo of a child,Continue reading “Custom Portrait/Etsy”

Pre Professional

Yesterday I started this new little painting.  It’s 11X14 oil on canvas.  There are 5 dancers altogether in the painting.  One girl is in there twice from 2 different perspectives.  Last year I took some pictures of a group of the oldest pre professional academy girls at Ballet Idaho who were rehearsing for an endContinue reading “Pre Professional”

Sweet Sixteen

18X24 oil on canvas A very happy birthday to this really incredible girl!  Miss Danielle, the Millwards love you so much. This painting is of my dear running partners daughter.  She looks just like her mom.  Running partners are something special, really good matches don’t come along very often and once you find one it’s likeContinue reading “Sweet Sixteen”

Fort Bragg Beach Scene

3X5′ oil on canvas I’ve decided to finally come back to this one and finish it.  It’s a big one for me at 3X5 feet.  I worked on this beach scene last summer after our trip to Northern California for spring break.  We like to get together with family and stay at a beach house onContinue reading “Fort Bragg Beach Scene”

Jeni’s Peaches

I wish I had a better picture of this one!  it’s one of my favorites.  I painted this for my sister and her husband for Christmas and surprised them with it.  I was in such a rush to get it framed and in the mail that I didn’t take any good photos.  I had it framedContinue reading “Jeni’s Peaches”