Going Away

Going Away ~ 6″ x 6″ oil on board For sale at DailyPaintworks BID NOW  (bidding starts Nov. 11) It’s getting colder…and colder…the frost hasn’t left my yard in three days, and the wood stove has been burning furiously, trying to keep the chill off my new home.  Did I tell you we moved? ItContinue reading “Going Away”

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”

Study of Sargent’s "Street in Venice"

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"”

“Miss Wendle~Barkerville” 16 x 20″ oil on canvas Here’s another of the previously “undercover” Barkerville paintings. I really liked the challenge with this one. The wrinkles in her shirt, the lace of the curtains, and the wallpaper patterning all gave me quite the hassle, but overall, I’m pretty happy with the result, although the paintContinue reading