More April Portraits

I am happy to have three more portraits completed just before this month ends! It’s been a trying month…a slip and fall about three weeks ago, messed up my right elbow (my painting arm!) and affected my shoulder and neck. So, there has been very little painting this month. I’ve tried to keep myself busy with pencil drawings…and…

April and Marianne

I’m enjoying portraits again, and more specifically the “Flowers in their Hair” series that I love so much. I worked on these both at the same time, and I love having these colorful portraits on my easel. I love to see how many subtle shades of color I can add to their faces. If you…

I dream of painting…

I dream of painting and then I paint my dream. -Vincent Van Gogh This man, who lived so long ago, has had such an influence on the way I see the world around me, and how I paint it.  This man, long gone…has taught me not to be afraid of color. Of being brave enough…