I’m trying to list a painting a day through the summer, and don’t want to overload my subscribers’ (thank you!) email with too many posts. So I am stacking multiple paintings into one blog post. Would you rather see them as one a day? I know people can just delete, but one post a dayContinue reading “paintings: a horse laugh, a goldfinch, and a squirrel”
I spotted my first indigo bunting where I live, but of course did not have my camera on me. Maybe next time! 8″10″ oil on cradled wood board. SOLD, thank you! I painted from a photo shared by Terry Colby. What a shy glance from a lovely palomino. I love the way the short maneContinue reading “paintings: an indigo bunting, and a palomino”
I zeroed in on the lovely shoe on this horse because it seemed unusual to me–extra flattened as though long worn. The horse was a draft breed, who appeared used to working. Horseshoes are symbols of good fortune, and I love to paint them! That little hint of tail swoosh brings it all together. IContinue reading “painting: a horseshoe, and a daisy still life”
Didn’t he turn out lovely? Such vibrant colors. The bland background helps make him “pop.” I painted from a photo shared by Roy Heron. 8″x10″ oil on cradled wood board. Available in my Etsy shop, here. SOLD, thank you! I love painting roan horses because all the little speckles are so much fun, subtly changingContinue reading “painting: an oriole, and a roan horse”
Painting the bushy squirrel tail is the most fun part, the layers and streaks combining to form such a pop of a puff. Really brings it all together. 9″x12″ oil on stretched canvas. Available in my Etsy shop. From a reference photo shared by the generous Les Liddle. My very favorite pose. A glance back,Continue reading “paintings: a squirrel, and a palomino”
12″x12″ oil on stretched canvas. I painted from a photo shared by Margaret Townsend. Available in my etsy shop, here. Summer is in full swing here, so I will be painting!
If you look closely, you can see I used an underpainting of acrylic gold paint which peeks through here and there. I tried to create an intense contrast between blue shadow and rich sunlight. 12″x16″ oil on cradled wood board. Available in my Etsy shop. 🙂 SOLD, THANK YOU! I painted from a photo sharedContinue reading “painting: gray horse portrait”
There’s such a positive vibe that comes from mama-and-me art. I usually move them right to the top of my must-paint list. 12″x12″ oil on stretched canvas. Available here. I painted from a photo shared by Roger Doomhammer. SOLD, Thank you!
I love to see a gentle moment between friends. I painted from a photo shared by Gary Odell. 11″x14″ oil on stretched canvas. Available here. SOLD, thank you!
All the fairs and rodeos around here were cancelled last summer, but it looks like we’re on for this year. I’m hoping there will be lots of models like this handsome fellow. 12″x12″ oil on stretched canvas, available here. SOLD, thank you!