paintings: a Jersey cow with laundry

Isn’t this a charming scene? I wish I lived on a farm where my cows could wander by my laundry line…. But I don’t at the moment, and I asked the lady who posted the photo (Patrice Lewis, see her blog) this was modeled from if I could use her photo, and she very kindlyContinue reading “paintings: a Jersey cow with laundry”

paintings: I am so pleased

This week I only finished up 2 paintings “for fun,” but they turned out spectacular. I am so happy. I think it’s because I knew what colors I wanted to work with, and didn’t allow myself any variation. I left off two of my normal colors without realizing it (did it make a difference?) andContinue reading “paintings: I am so pleased”

A cow with a calf painting for etsy

I put up this painting on etsy today. My photo still isn’t marvelous (why is there that shadow on half the painting???) but it looks like it’s as good as it’s going to get. The cows belong to a friend, and have family sentimental value. The calf was 3 days old, and I was veryContinue reading “A cow with a calf painting for etsy”

a goat, a steer, and a horse painting for ebay

I think I was sick a couple days, and so didn’t get much painting done this week. I sat down to attempt it one evening, but when I don’t feel well it shows in the painting and so I gave it up. I was working on something that just wasn’t pulling together, and when IContinue reading “a goat, a steer, and a horse painting for ebay”