18″x24″ oil on stretched canvas. Available in my Etsy shop. Like probably a lot of you, I am on hiatus from my day job, unneeded in our new paradigm. I saw the snowball rolling on this one, and stocked up on painting supplies in advance–if I was sitting home, at least I could be painting,Continue reading “painting: horse friends”
6″x8″ oil on stretched canvas. Small, but fun and happy. Available in my Etsy shop.
Another project–DONE! Remember I started this with the 3-D sunflower? I couldn’t have only one 3-D element, because there’s no balance to just one, so I added some yoyo flowers around the edges. I thought I would make a flowing swath of yoyo flowers, but it turns out they are boring to work on, soContinue reading “rounding home”
9″x12″ oil on stretched canvas My favorite dishes, ready for a relaxing sit-down with a magazine. I hope there’s good news inside that fortune cookie. Available in my Etsy shop. Thanks for looking.
This is our new kitty, and she’s pretty photogenic so I’m sure there will be more paintings of her. She fit into our family right away, and she’s very personable for a Siamese. Quite vocal, too, which I hadn’t remembered before we adopted her…. 🙂 6″x8″ oil on stretched canvas. Available in my Etsy shop.
The song mirrors my mood working on this quilt. I’m moving along, s-l-o-w-l-y, but happily. I’m regretting my choice to do the quilting by hand. The result is lovely, and I’m sure I’ll be happy at the end, but wow, it’s much more work than I imagined. All the fabric co-ordinate well, evenContinue reading “moving right along (dug-a-dung, dug-a-dung)”
I bought this kind of iris bulbs through a fancy mail order catalog fifteen years ago. I loved them, each bulb produced a single flower perfect for cutting. In the catalog, it was called a “Japanese Iris,” and I thought maybe it was special since it has a bulb rather than a rhizome. Perhaps not aContinue reading “iris note”