The Only One

This is the “companion” piece to the one I posted here yesterday. I call it, “The Only One”, as I am having a great time learning how fun it is to paint single objects on a canvas. It’s a lot like my love of photography, where you can capture one moment in time, and it…

Solitary Bloom

I had a goal, at the beginning of January…to paint 30 paintings, in 30 days. And guess what? I did! I painted single flowers, flowers in vases, portraits, a tiny copy of a Manet masterpiece, and even a girl flying on a dragonfly. Thirty paintings I am proud of.  One of my very favorites of…

A Portrait of Jane

I love vintage images, and I love painted portraits… …and I love combining the two into one. A Portrait of Jane, is #22 in my attempt to paint 30 paintings in 30 days. I must say, that I am enjoying painting in hues of taupe and mauve and rose. I love the warm tones of…

Princess for a Day

What woman doesn’t want her own crown? Well, when you don’t have your own, what’s left to do, but paint one?!?! “Princess for the Day”- is an 11 x 14 inch acrylic painting on heavyweight smooth Bristol paper. She is painting #21 of my 30 paintings in 30 days. And one of my very favorites!…

She Looked Away

I never tire of painting portraits. And for each one I paint, I learn something new. For instance, I am loving the gray backgrounds. And learning how to mix a variety of gray tones in acrylic paint. She Looked Away – is an 11 x 14 inch acrylic painting on heavyweight smooth Bristol paper. I…

Impressions of a Feather Hat

I am still working on my January goal of 30 paintings in 30 days. This is painting #19 Impressions of a Feather Hat – 11 x 14 inch acrylic painting on heavyweight Bristol paper  SOLD, thank you! I have a fondness for fashion photography, and for paintings of women with hats…but you probably already noticed…

…and away they flew

I’m having a bit of fun with my January goal of 30 paintings in 30 days. I am at #19 as of yesterday. I think one of the best things about this goal, is that I am trying things outside of my usual comfort zone. “…And Away They Flew” is a storybook style painting…a visual…