a variety of painted surfaces

Before I started painting, I think I just assumed that all “real” artists painted on canvas. It wasn’t until I started exploring painting for myself (and ALL the fun supplies that are out there for us!) that I saw that there is such a variety of what an artist can paint on.  In the course…

The Four Seasons

Ah, I am back to painting faces again. I love working on a series of paintings at the same time…and it was no exception with this newest series, inspired by the four seasons of the year. I’ll start with my favorite season… Winter Spring Summer Autumn All four of these paintings are painted with acrylic…

Traveling around The Azores

…virtually speaking, that is. Thanks to The Virtual Paintout Blog, I am able to join with many other artists around the globe, to paint from Google Maps street views. This month, we were in The Azores, tiny islands off the coast of Portugal. “Where the Purple Flowers Grow” – 12 x 16 inch acrylic painting on…

four lovely ladies

It’s been a busy month already! And it feels like summer is here, though officially the calendar says otherwise. The days when the temperature rises, I hide away in my cool little art room, and paint! I recently reworked two paintings that were just NOT working for me. With gouache and acrylic, it’s easy to…