swell

It’s such a fun word. And appropriate for a fun painting. I’ve been busy with a couple of commissioned paintings, plus working on this painting, which is a little bit larger than my norm. This one is 12″x12″. I have also been busy preparing to...

wild abandon

I finished up a commissioned painting this morning with a little bit of time left over. So I painted a still life that I had set up in my studio. And I painted with wild abandon. It’s a little along the vein of Lisa Daria and Angela Moulton. I really admire...

hope

I’ve been mia this past week. I finished up two commissioned pieces with several more still to complete. And, in general, life has been getting in the way of my painting. One of my constant lessons of not being in control, of just letting go, knowing that when I...

party of one

Nothing more delicious than being a party of one, every once in a while. Tried to keep this one clean and crisp, maybe just a little tart. I played, ever so slightly, with Julie Ford Oliver’s fracturing technique for a little bit of unexpected. Still challenged...

pink

Pure fun. Pink. Just can’t help but SMiLE! This original 6″x6″ oil painting is available, unframed, for $85 at my Etsy shop here! Share this:Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to...

focus

My muse each morning, when I get up to paint, is usually completely random. Today I was thinking about focus. On many levels. Focus, as in where to direct it in a painting. Focus, as in where I want to put my own focus, for today, and going forward. Focus, as in what...