paintings: a succulent, and a bunting

So peaceful, green and serene. Perfect for someone who does not have a green thumb, but would like to bring inside one’s home the beauty of nature. I painted from a reference photo shared by Vanessa Jackson.  11″x14″ oil on cradled wood board. Available here. Sweet, cheerful, and oh so colorful. I painted from aContinue reading “paintings: a succulent, and a bunting”

paintings: an avocado, and a bluebird

Birds are favorite thing of mine to paint. Every one so unique, reflecting the panoply of nature. I painted from a reference photo shared by Kaye Earney. 8″x8″ oil and acrylic on cradled wood board. Available in my Etsy shop. I attempted to paint an avocado many years ago, and I completely failed. The gentleContinue reading “paintings: an avocado, and a bluebird”

paintings: wee birdies

The spectacular variety of birds almost takes my breath away. I painted from a reference photo shared by Retha Crocker.  8″x10″ oil and acrylic on cradled wood board. Available here. Blue legs. This little guy has blue legs. Toothpick thin, spindly and delicate. What a wondrous thing he exists at all, and then painted allContinue reading “paintings: wee birdies”