Eyjafjörður

Eyjafjörður…Iceland. I may not know how to pronounce that fjord, but I certainly had fun painting it! This was a painting for The Virtual Paintout Blog…where artists from around the world draw, sketch, or paint a different location each month, thanks to Google Maps. I was thrilled when Bill Guffey (the owner of Virtual Paintout)…

Laurel

Laurel – 11 x 14 inch acrylic painting on heavyweight mixed media paper I am back to my fashionable ladies in hats…can you tell? I can’t help myself. It’s one of my favorite things to paint…these feminine portraits, with a hint of vintage to them. I like the timeless qualities of these portraits, as they…

The Color of Sunshine

The Color of Sunshine 9 x 12 inch acrylic painting on canvas textured paper There is something so satisfying about painting yellow flowers. They just make me happy. And when I look at this still life, I think of something vibrant, warm and sunny. There is something comforting and familiar here…like sunshine on a cool Autumn…

Sofia

Sofia – 11 x 14 inch acrylic painting on smooth Bristol paper This painting is, sort of, a continuation of the story started in the last post, with my last painting…called  “First Kiss.” This is a character from the mini series I was watching one evening, and I decided to paint her expression, and her…

First Kiss

First Kiss – 11 x 14 inch acrylic on Bristol paper It’s not often that I am over the moon about a painting I’ve done. I love many of them…but there are some, that have a special something to them. THIS is one of those paintings for me. I had a spur of the moment…

October Faces

This is how I filled most of my art time in October…painting faces! I tried all different kinds of media, from acrylic, to gouache, to pencils, pens, pastels…and sometimes a mix of all of them. I also tried painting on different substrates, from smooth Bristol paper, to cold pressed watercolor paper, to paper bags from…