Here’s one of my first commissions this year. Didn’t he turn out great?
See this year’s winners of the Smithsonian’s annual Close-up Photographer of the Year competition. Go ahead and take a peek, it’s a quick scroll to see beautiful things.
I was scrolling through my images, and a few were so pretty I think they are worth revisiting. What a lovely year.
I don’t like to show off the paintings that are Christmas commissions, because what if a recipient happens to stumbled over their own gift and the surprise is ruined? This little guy isn’t a surprise, so I get to show him. I don’t usually paint with red, but when it works, it works. 12″x12″ oilContinue reading “painting: sweet doggy”
Are you all ready for Christmas? House decorated? Or are you a last-minute sort of family? The nutcrackers have emerged for a new year. They grow in numbers every year. I found a sweet little vintage ornament while out thrifting. I look for these all the time, but I guess few people want to partContinue reading “getting ready for Christmas”