The sunlight glowed so prettily on this barn owl’s wings, that I just had to paint him. The reference photo I used was shared by Les Liddle. 11″x14″ oil on cradled wood board. Available in my Etsy shop. 🙂
Aren’t his colors so beautiful? I especially liked the thin branches in the background, and the sort of kaleidoscopic effect of the positive/negative space. Maybe that’s not the right word, but you get what I mean? The reference photo I painted from was graciously shared by Patricia Mitchell. Oil on cradled wood board, 12″x16″. AvailableContinue reading “painting: winter fox”
My sewing has slowed way down this year, I’m not sure why. I guess it’s because my interests cycle through different things. I work on something for a while, then move on to something else that seems more challenging. Then I moved back to the first thing, when enough time has passed that it seemsContinue reading “sewing: quilted flag”
I painted from a photo taken by Christi Scalera. The light was particularly nice, and made this one really easy. 10″x10″ Oil on cradled wood board. Available in my Etsy shop.
I love how his tail looks like a firework burst. His little toes were a challenge–sometimes when painting I have to not get bogged down in seeking perfecting, and just let the eye see what it knows is there. 8″x8″ oil on cradled wood board. Available in my Etsy shop.
I love all the soft colors, and those tiny, tiny legs. How does he stay warm in the winter with such tiny legs? 8″x8″ Oil on cradled wood board. Available in my Etsy shop.
The colors on this one really pop, don’t they? Sometimes I am just so pleased when I’m finished. 8″x8″ oil on cradled wood board, available in my Etsy shop. SOLD, Thank you! Thank you for looking! 😀
I’m loving working with brushes again. Every so often, I guess you have to change things up just to keep things feeling fresh. I’ve never been good with that out-of-focus sort of background, but I think these last couple weeks I’ve finally found success. Eastern Bluebird, 8″x8″ oil on cradled board, in my Etsy shopContinue reading “paintings: a bluebird, and a cottontail”
Just in time for spring, a cute bunny just about to disappear. Love that flash of tail! 8″x8″ oil on cradled wood board. Available in my Etsy shop. 🙂 SOLD, Thank YOU!!!!
I’m trying my darnedest to get back into the swing of “a painting a day.” It’s a challenge, because sometimes it seems there’s so many other things that need to be done. I stocked up on these cradled wood boards, and am really happy with the new direction they’ve taken me. The surface accepts paintContinue reading “painting: grazing pinto”