Life is Golden

Life is Golden – 8″x10″ for Julia Kay’s Portrait Party-Flickr I was having a bit of fun for Julia Kay’s Portrait Party last night. I painted this from one of Tipsy Darkness’ photos that she posted of herself. The bright areas are actual gold leaf…her eye highlight, ring, left corner and the bright lights inContinue reading “Life is Golden”

My Darling Daddy

Sketchbook Project — My Darling Daddy I was feeling inspired this morning as I was looking at the newest “Strokes of Genius” collection of drawings, so I decided to draw my dad. This is just pencil in my little moley, from life while having his morning cigarette…(Hack! Hack!) The eyes look a little freaky inContinue reading “My Darling Daddy”

Inishmore

“Inishmore” 12×16 oil on panel $400.00 I remember the day when I took the reference photo for this painting so well! I was stuck at an intersection on my rented bicycle behind this pony cart driver on Inishmore Island, in Ireland. We were waiting for about ten other pony carts and bicycles, and a minivanContinue reading “Inishmore”

Senorita

“Senorita” 9″ x 12″ oil on canvas I have to try to get a better photo of this one, without the blur and the glare, but nonetheless, it’s still one of my favorite paintings to date. I’m getting better with the loose brushstrokes, and this one literally flew off of the brush. It was reallyContinue reading “Senorita”