Boys at the Fair

Last summer I took a million pictures at the county fair and then decided to paint this one.  These two had just bought homemade ice cream and were sitting outside the small animal petting zoo area.  I like their expressions in the picture with one blankly staring and brother pulling a face.  I love the colorsContinue reading “Boys at the Fair”

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Ethan is done

12X16 oil on canvas I’m all done with Ethan, Sammy, and Eowyn.  Here is Ethan.  I painted his jeans yesterday and finished this and that.  I’m looking forward to getting Sammy back from the print shop so I can see how the three look together.  With all three together the piece will be 36X16 inches.Continue reading “Ethan is done”

Ethan

Ethan needs some pants.  Yesterday I worked on Ethan’s face, hands, and shirt.  Everything but his pants.  Today I will put some pants on him, although I like the surreal look of having the clouds for pants.  I liked the way the others looked with the clouds coming through too, maybe I will paint anotherContinue reading “Ethan”

Gabrielle and Sophia

12X16 oil on canvas These beautiful girls are finished. They were such a joy to paint in every way and I love the way it turned out. I’m working my way back away from realism. This is still realism here in this painting but I’ve abstracted their skin and clothing more than I have beenContinue reading “Gabrielle and Sophia”