J’aime les Couleurs

J’aime les Couleurs – 6 x 8 inch acrylic painting on heavyweight mixed media paper  (SOLD, thank you!)     I’m really loving the use of greens in this experiment of Matisse inspired paintings. There are many shades of it in this painting, and it goes so well with the pink and rose colors here,…

A Warm Cup of Comfort

A Warm Cup of Comfort – 5 x 7 inch acrylic painting on professional canvas board    (SOLD, thank you!) Ahh, this painting makes me think of very cold days, and warming up with a hot chocolate by a roaring fire. Too bad it is in the 70s here this week! Oh well, a girl can dream…

Orne de Fleurs

Orne de Fleurs – 5 x 7 inch acrylic on Ampersand art panel     This painting was purely created for fun, and on a whim of an idea. I had seen photos of Matisse’s paintings of his daughter, Marguerite, and loved how she wore a black ribbon around her neck. The rest of this painting…

Feathers in her Hair

Feathers in her Hair – 5 x 7 inch acrylic on professional canvas panel  (SOLD, thank you!) Still playing with bold colors and patterns…and loving the red in this painting so much!  It was nice to watch the progression of this painting. I had an idea of the focal image when I started, but not…

Sandrine, Mon Ami

Sandrine, Mon Ami – 5 x 7 inch acrylic painting on Ampersand art panel     As you can see, I am still trying out more textures and patterns, ala Matisse! It’s making me pay more attention to my backgrounds, not just focusing on the portrait. I am trying to use different color combinations, and…

Fleurette

Fleurette – 5 x 7 inch acrylic painting on Ampersand art panel     I am continuing toward my goal of 30 paintings for the month. I am really enjoying the chance to paint with over 400 other artists, who have joined Leslie Saeta’s 30 Paintings in 30 Days. It’s been a great month to learn,…

Un Petite Oiseau

Un  Petite Oiseau – 5 x 7 inch acrylic painting on cradled wooden panel       I am excited to show you this painting…I love this one so much. It is so different from the Matisse inspired paintings I’ve been working on. I started this painting on a cradled wood panel, that I had already…