Follow Your Dreams

Follow Your Dreams – 8 x 10 inch acrylic painting on Ampersand gessobord Another portrait, working on this “looking down” angle. I am always happy to paint red headed ladies…and I have a habit of adding flowers to a lot of my portraits too! The background was an experiment with acrylics and inks, and I…

Summer Dreaming

Summer Dreaming – 8 x 10 inch acrylic and collage on Ampersand gessobord   I am still enjoying my Let’s Face It 2017 class. Every week there is a new teacher with videos, incorporating either new techniques or showing how to tackle difficult angles. This week we learned more about “looking down” which can be…

Portrait of Rosamonde

Portrait of Rosamonde – 8 x 10 inch acrylic on Raymar professional art panel (SOLD, thank you!) I took a short break from painting, after making those six large portraits to show at the beauty salon. But I came back recharged and ready to paint again…with a lot of color! The idea for this portrait,…

Where Flowers Bloom

“Where Flowers Bloom” is an 8 x 10 inch acrylic painting on stretched canvas. (SOLD, thank you!) This is my second painting of a portrait such as this, with half a face showing…I love the unexpected nature of it, her peeking over the canvas like that. She’s another Frida inspired painting. And of course, you…

A Woman of Fashion

A Woman of Fashion – 20 x 24 inch acrylic on stretched canvas  This is the last of six large portraits painted for the art showing at our local beauty salon, Headspace Beauty Lounge, for the month of June. I loved painting this one…as this girl in a top hat has shown up a few…

La Pintora Mexicana

La Pintora Mexicana – 18 x 24 inch acrylic on stretched canvas (SOLD, thank you!) I love to create Frida Kahlo inspired paintings, because I just love her great sense of style, and she had such a strong desire to paint in spite of her physical challenges. She was quite an influential Mexican painter, and…

Portrait of Marguerite

Portrait of Marguerite – 20 x 20 acrylic on stretched canvas (SOLD, thank you!) Another one of the “beauties” I painted to hang at the new beauty salon in my community. I have a fondness for all things Rococo…and I just LOVED painting her high hair! My favorite part, are the wispies coming off the…