painting: sweet doggy

I don’t like to show off the paintings that are Christmas commissions, because what if a recipient happens to stumbled over their own gift and the surprise is ruined? This little guy isn’t a surprise, so I get to show him. I don’t usually paint with red, but when it works, it works. 12″x12″ oilContinue reading “painting: sweet doggy”

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sewing: patriotic table topper

The quilt show had fabric for sale, and I picked up a charm pack for $5. What a great price. I used all but two or three of the squares, and filled in the whites from my stash. I never buy these kinds of prints. I like them. . . but I never buy them.Continue reading “sewing: patriotic table topper”

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: a coneflower, and a warbler

The lacy edges of the flower petals captured my imagination. The blue/green bottle also spelled a challenge. I painted from a reference photo shared by Sandra Hudson. 6″x12″ oil and acrylic on cradled wood board. Available in my Etsy shop. SOLD, thank you! 😀  I love his pose, and his bright coloring. I painted from aContinue reading “paintings: a coneflower, and a warbler”