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. 😀 SOLD, Thank you!
This braw boy was at the rodeo last year. He has a pretty play of light over him. 12″x12″ oil on canvas. Available here.
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”
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”
I used to just sketch a painting and paint it. One at a time. Now I’ve found that sometimes between the sketching part and the painting part I lose interest. So I try to keep a whole bunch of sketches going, so that when I have time to paint I’ll have a choice about whatContinue reading “painting: mama cow and calf”
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”
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”