Chuck ~ 6″ x 6″ oil on canvas panel Bid now in the Daily Paintworks auction So, I’ve painted you cows, and I’ve painted you horses, so I figured it was time to give you all a cowboy. This particular cowboy is a very close relative of mine, actually, my brother…and he HATES being calledContinue reading “Chuck”
Carmella ~ 6″ x 6″ oil on canvas panel up for bid at Daily Paintworks BID NOW Again, I’m having fun with complementaries. The blue and the orange are such a vibrant combination. I also decided to change things up by painting this one on an orange ground, too. It peeks through the blue, addingContinue reading “Carmella the cow”
The Old Time Hat 8″ x 10″ oil on canvas panel I just got news today that this painting was accepted into the Federation of Canadian Artists “Small, Smaller, Smallest” show! Yay!!
The Snow Queen ~ 12″ x 16″ oil on canvas NFS Another one of my daughter, Rhiannon, lol! I just can’t stop painting my kids:) We went for a walk in Saloompt Forest Trails the other day. It was a beautiful sunny day, and the sun was filtering down through the gorgeous, old growthContinue reading “The Snow Queen”
The Old-Time Hat — 8″x10″ oil on canvas NFS This was my son’s favorite hat for a while. We got it at Barkerville, an historic gold-mining village in Northern B.C. where they re-enact the history. He loves it there, and he calls this hat his “Old-Time Hat”. This is another painting I finished yesterday inContinue reading “The "Old-Time Hat"”
“Grizzly Summer” 9″x12″ oil on canvas $225 Well, before my last few posts I was away for a long while, and not posting…I do have a good excuse, believe me! But I’m not telling:) Anyways, this is proof that I was still painting. I finished this one back in the fall. I was trying toContinue reading “Grizzly!”
Sargent study “Street in Venice” 20″ x 24″ oil on canvas I decided to test out Sargent’s technique the other day, and I’ve always loved this painting. I usually resist the urge to paint from anyone else’s photos or paintings, but since this was only for myself, I decided to give it a shot. ItContinue reading “Study of Sargent’s "Street in Venice"”
“Randy” 12″ x 12″ oil on canvas This is my husband’s son, Randy. He’s a handsome guy, and he looked so intense in this pose that I thought I’d try to capture his intensity.
“Hula Girl” 9″x 12″ oil on canvas I took the photo for this one last winter in Maui at the Children’s Hula in Lahaina. Although it was indoors, the light through the skylights was very dramatic, and I was able to get a lot of great shots. The sun shining today made me feel “Mauish”,Continue reading “Hula Girl”
Uncle Ron 11x 14, oil on canvas, NFS This is a quick, one day color study I did for a larger portrait commission that I’m going to be working on. I like how the study turned out, and I think it almost stands well on its own as a finished painting. I would like toContinue reading “’47 Mercury”