31 in 30

I did it! I finished my goal…with one extra painting! Click on the image below, to see a larger view of all 31 paintings! YES! 31 paintings in 30 days…(breathing a sigh of relief and accomplishment now) A HUGE thank you to Leslie Saeta, for her ongoing encouragement, and keeping the excitement of painting going…

Stepping Back In Time

I’m back to painting faces again, and I have to admit, this was my favorite portrait of the month. “Stepping Back In Time” – an acrylic painting on 9 1/2 x 12 1/2 inch watercolor paper. (SOLD, thank you!) The inspiration came from listening to music from Canadian musician, Royal Wood. His voice, and the…

look up in the sky

…it’s a plane…it’s a bird… Nope…it’s a lot of brightly colored hot air balloons! When I saw my friend’s photographs of these hot air balloons, I knew I had to paint them! Of course, I took sections of her photos, and decided what I was going to compose into these two paintings, and then I…

where the land meets the sea

I’ve been working on these three land and ocean views lately. I love switching back and forth between portraits and other subjects, or else I get too bored. I don’t think I’m the exception to that…as I see other artists like to vacillate between a variety of subjects. I think my true love is portraits,…

Adelaide

Adelaide – 5 x 7 inch acrylic painting on Ampersand Gessobord Yes, I am still painting…I am on track now, about ready to end the month meeting my goal of 30 paintings in 30 days. We are on the home stretch! This has been a fun month, even though I had days of no painting,…

Blue Island Girl

“Blue Island Girl” – 5 x 7 inch acrylic painting on Ampersand Gessobord This is the second painting, of three portraits I painted in one sitting. I like painting multiple paintings at once…so I don’t give too much critical thought or add too much detail to just one painting. It does something to the painting…

Le Marionette

“Le Marionette” is a 5 x 7 inch acrylic painting on Ampersand Gessobord panel. Bon Jour! I love creating portraits, and sometimes I just use my imagination, sparked by something I’ve seen, to make a painting. This is one of three portraits I’ve been working on. This painting was inspired by a fashion photo. When…