8″x8″ oil on cradled wood board Little birdies are so sweet, I had a day where I painted several. I still have a handful in my to-do folder. They’d make a great little collection, grouped together–more to come! This little guy is available now in my Etsy shop. :)SOLD, THANK YOU!!!!
I bought a handful of new strata to work on–cradled hardboard. This is a birch board 1/8″ thick resting on top of a wood frame, so the entire depth is 3/4″. The surface is very smooth, and requires priming so the paints don’t sink right into the wood. If you are a people-portrait painter, IContinue reading “painting: titmouse”
I’ve listed this blackbird in my Etsy shop. The canvas size is unusual, very tall and narrow. I’ve been painting birds this last couple weeks, there are a few more small ones to be shown off in the next few days. I do like this shape canvas. I have another one on hand, and intendContinue reading “painting: redwing blackbird”
This one looks a little different than my usual work, because I painted on wood hardboard. There is no tooth like there is in canvas, it is perfectly smooth surface. I’m very happy with how it turned out, and I’m going to stock up on more of these surfaces. 12″x12″ oil on cradled hardboard. AvailableContinue reading “painting: horse friends”
I have a couple paintings to show off (already sold pieces) that I am sure have made it to their homes by now. I don’t like to unveil them publicly if they are gifts, because you never know, it’s possible I might ruin the surprise. And wouldn’t that be a shame? He’s 11″x14″, oil onContinue reading “painting: a horse commission”
I love a good tail swish, don’t you? Small, but happy. 8″x10″ oil on stretched canvas. Available in my Etsy shop.
Are squirrels one of your favorite animals? Personally, I think of squirrels as rabbits whom someone grabbed the tail of, and pulled so hard that the ears got shorter as the tail got longer. We have gray squirrels roaming our yard, but this one was from a photo shared on a Facebook artist group. IfContinue reading “painting: gray squirrel”
Are you being hit by this absurd weather? We sure are. I hope you and your family are safe, and have the necessities you need. Before we were hit with so much snow, I painted this sweet little red squirrel. He’s from a photo shared on a Facebook artist site, and I thought he wasContinue reading “painting: red squirrel”
Another painting from a reference photo taken by the wonderful Gary Odell. 12″x12″ oil on stretched canvas. Available in my Etsy shop.
I used another photo of Gary Odell’s for the image reference. He shares a ton of great photos. I’ve listed the painting in my etsy shop. Thanks for looking. 🙂