Those Redheaded Beauties

There seems to be a pattern going on here… Alexandra – 5 x 7 inch acrylic painting on Ampersand art panel (SOLD, thank you!) Elisabetta – 5 x 7 inch acrylic painting on Ampersand art panel (SOLD, thank you!) She Walks in Beauty – 8 x 10 inch acrylic painting on cradled wooden panel (SOLD,…

Inspired by Gustav Klimt

I am once again inspired by 1900s fashion, hairstyles, and the glint of Klimt gold… Sybille – 5 x 7 inch acrylic painting on Ampersand art panel (on reserve) Oh the drama! I love the piercing blue of her eyes, her bright red hair, and yes, those bold outlines surrounding her. And let’s not forget,…

Alma in Gold

I’ve been eyeing the work of Gustav Klimt again, and admiring his use of metallic gold in his paintings. I haven’t tried using gold leaf yet, but I did use my iridescent gold paint for this latest painting, inspired by Klimt’s portraits. Alma in Gold – 9 x 12 inch acrylic painting on Ampersand art…

Ava and Her New Puppy

“Ava and Her New Puppy” – 11 x 14 inch acrylic painting on Jack Richeson Premium gessoed art panel. I’m still studying the art of Marie Laurencin. Her portraits, and her beautiful color palette, inspired me to paint this portrait of a lovely young girl with her new puppy. I used a vintage photograph as my reference. I…

Inspired by Marie Laurencin

From the dark palette of John Singer Sargent, to the candy colors of Marie Laurencin…what an extreme!  I am enjoying this look into her art, and learning how she simplified Rococo paintings, to make her unique portraits. You can imagine how much I love her art, since I am a fan of painting ladies with…