Birds are sort of miraculous to me, especially the little ones. How does this guy keep those toothpick legs warm through the winter? I understand fluffing the feather produces a kind of insulation in the air pockets, but what about those teeny weeny feet? 8″x8″ oil on cradled wood board. Available in my Etsy shop.Continue reading “painting: chickadee-dee-dee”
If you notice some areas of the darker color seem shinier than others, this is because I took the photo before varnishing the painting. Sometimes varnish will cause a photo glare, so wait to varnish. In this case, varnish would even out the shininess so everything is uniform. Varnish both protects the colors from fading,Continue reading “painting: black bear”
Another Highland cow, just because I think they are beautiful. I painted from a reference photo shared by Ali Thom. 8″x10″ oil on cradled wood board. Available in my Etsy shop. 😀
Birds are magical, in an ordinary sort of way. Imagine being able to fly, without even thinking about it. 11″x14″ oil on cradled wood board. Available in my Etsy shop. Thank you for looking
Fuzzy, and happy, and a reminder of the ephemeral nature of summer. I love bees. 8″x8″ oil on cradled wood board, available in my Etsy shop. :)SOLD, Thank you!
I thought I’d get a jump on Mother’s Day and paint a few mama and me paintings. Here are my first two. Isn’t the moment so sweet? I was watching a video, and thought I’d better pause the moment and jot it down. Sigh. So sweet. 8″x8″ oil on cradled wood board. Available in myContinue reading “painting: mama & me; otter, sheep”
Penny is a custom piece, so not for sale. Didn’t she turn out lovely? You can’t see in the photo, but there’s a blue-green aqua used here and there, so she’s not quite so overall blue in person. Happy Saturday! Time to catch up on all those household chores…or maybe take a walk? I guessContinue reading “painting: Great Dane”
My photo is a little blurry–in reality, he is quite crisp. 8″x10″ oil on cradled wood board. Available in my Etsy shop.
Aren’t his colors beautiful? I shy away from painting with green, but this image called to me…the silty water, and the cool blue water, his reflection, and those wonderful eyes. I painted from a photo taken by Roy L. Herron. 8″x8″ oil on cradled wood board. Available in my Etsy shop. Thanks for looking. SOLD,Continue reading “painting: frog”
What a wonderful image–so many colors, and such a gorgeous fox. I painted from a photo shared by Deborah Coker. 6″x10″ oil on cradled wood board. Available in my Etsy shop. SOLD, Thank you! Thanks for looking.