painting: winter fox

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”

sewing: quilted flag

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”

paintings: a bluebird, and a cottontail

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”