Annabelle

I’ve been painting again, little portraits with lots of bright colors! This is Annabelle, one of six 5 x 7 inch paintings that I completed this week.  I love the green and blue hues on this painting, and her soft and serene look…she’s daydreaming. But of what…that’s still a mystery. I’ve been daydreaming a bit…

Head in the Clouds

I’ve been taking an online portrait class with one of my favorite teachers, Misty Mawn. I’ve been doing a lot of drawing practice lately, trying to get facial features right, and add shadow and highlights, all while trying to retain my own style to my art. Besides drawing assignments, we’ve been encouraged to try all…

The Colors of Summer

Though it is still technically winter here…the weather has warmed up a little, and the way that time flies…it will be summer in no time! I love the colors of this one…from the backgrounds with blues and greens, to the pop of red in the flowers! It just makes me happy. Monet once said, “Color…

itty bitty mini art

What do you do when you run out of wall space for large paintings? You start collecting itty bitty mini art! Three different groups of minis here… Lovely Hats, Vintage Collage, and the Sun series. I am starting to showcase some of my mini canvas paintings (these are just 3 x 3 inches!) in my…

a paint filled January

Leslie Saeta, the artist behind 30 Paintings in 30 Days, suggested that we use the website, PicMonkey, to make a collage of all of our work from January. You might notice that there are 29 paintings in my collage…there is one painting that is a surprise, so I can’t show it on my blog…yet. But…