plein air painting

I had a fun opportunity to paint outdoors last Saturday with the very talented Kerry Sacco and some painters from Oil Painters of America (OPA). Her property is a perfect setting for Plein Air painting. Here I am painting, I don’t have all the fun outdoor...

all ears

Busy day ahead. No time for words, just grateful I had some time to paint this morning. It’s gotta be a great day! This original 6″x6″ oil painting is available, unframed, for $85. Click to Bid Share this:Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new...

fun bunch

I am always looking for painting inspiration, either in my travels, in what friends post on instagram or Facebook, or when I get the opportunity to look through the photos on their phones (especially great when the friend is a photographer!). This is from my friend...

home sweet home

It is always so rewarding to see one of my paintings beautifully hung in it’s new home, and this one is no exception! This painting was a labor of love that I have been working on for several months. It’s finished and I couldn’t be happier with how...

all that glistens

Inspired by metallic gold paint that I have been using on my fall gourds, the base layer of this painting is actually metallic gold. I love when one thing inspires another, when you listen! Not sure my photo does it justice…can you actually see the metallic?...

holding on to summer

Preppy pink and green are a happy color combination. Always a favorite of mine. I put focus on using cool colors to make things recede and warm colors to bring elements forward. I’m still not sure if that is the key, I read different opinions on this, but it...