Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Leaving Summer 1 - leaving summer behind series - beach scenes

6x6" oil on gessobord
Starting a new series - Leaving Summer Behind - the first few will be small ones - studies really for some larger paintings. What strikes me with this one is that she is walking to the left - which seems like she is coming not going. does that make any sense? think the rest should be walking to the right.....

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Boo - daily painting, dogs

6x6" oil on wood panel nfs - this one is for Sandy-

Followers of my blog know about my favorite subjects - beach scenes, cupcakes and dogs! I love to paint dogs. This is for a friend who just lost this lovely lady -Boo - a retired goose chasing border collie.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Pink Hoodie -daily painting, beach scene

5x7 - oil on wood panel.
Almost done with the large painting....are they ever really done? sometimes I have to say 'back away from the easel' - so its basically done - now it just has to dry and get ready to go to its new home in Germany!

this is a little one just finished with the 'extra' palette paint. It needs a better title. Christin got any ideas??

next up: a new series called "Leaving Summer". Stay tuned!!

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Cupcake Party - daily painting,cupcakes

6x6" oil on wood panel. Pleasantly surprised to stumble upon a cupcake party going on over at Karin Juricks Different Strokes challenge blog. Of course I had to join in.....

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Yummy - daily painting,cupcakes

6x6" oil on wood panel. Yummy. running out of names for these cupcakes......
thinking about using shoes for warmups next...

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Sweetness -daily painting,cupcakes

6x6" oil on wood panel.

A Little Sweetness. While finishing up a large commission, the little cupcakes are my warm -ups. i'm in love with that little sprinkle on the left....

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Hello Cupcake - daily painting,cupcakes

6x6" oil on wood panel. Hello Cupcake - s

Sept. 1 - back at it. back to the comfort of a routine. Back to painting, blogging and feeding hungry teenage boys after school ..... who hate to hear " Those aren't for you, those are to paint! - besides have you seen how they petrify? have an apple instead"....