Balancing Act

Balancing Act – Patenga, Bangladesh – 8 x 10 inch acrylic on watercolor board It’s been a while since I participated in The Virtual Paintout challenge, and I have missed it! This month’s Google Street View location to paint is Bangladesh. There is only a small section of the country that has been filmed by Google, but…

Rosemonde

Rosemonde – 6 x 6 inch acrylic on Ampersand gessobord (SOLD, thank you!) This is the last of the portraits that I started at the beginning of the month. You might have noticed by now, that one of my favorite color combinations is red and green…and that I love to paint ladies in fashionable hats!…

Serafina – Original Portrait Painting

Serafina – 6 x 6 inch acrylic painting on Ampersand Gessobord (this painting is reserved) I started this portrait last week, and finished it up this week. I love her soft look, paired with the dramatic color of the roses, her dark hair, and royal blue background. In my Studying Under the Masters class that I…

A Portrait of Lucy

Portrait of Lucy – 8 x 8 inch acrylic painting on Ampersand gessobord This little girl and her sweet smile found her way into my heart! Her mom had seen my art in my online shop, and wanted to know if I could do a painting in my style, of her daughter, Lucy (which, of course,…

Katya and Natasha

Back to portraits, for a little while. I am enjoying playing with more feminine colors…so much brighter than my dark and brooding abstracts. These are light and airy, and oh so fun. I love painting faces…and yes, it IS all about the eyes, isn’t it??? Katya – 6 x 6 inch acrylic painting on Ampersand gessobord…

Surface Fragments and Sedimentary Thoughts

I’m still enjoying my journey into abstract mixed media. I am really drawn to the colors and lines in these two art pieces. I’ve never used this much black in my art before, but I have to say that it really does make colors pop, and I love that! It sure does give it some drama!Surface…