’till next time

Last night I listened to a podcast from Mary Gilkerson, and one of the things I took away was to mix my colors in advance. This way the palette is more cohesive, and you can paint without stopping to mix colors all the time. I tried it this morning and really liked...

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...

Judges Pick AGAIN!

I am excited to be awarded “Judges Pick” by Daily Paintworks, AGAIN! Any bit of positive reinforcement makes me know that I am headed in the right direction! I have been finishing two 20×20 pieces and working on a 40×40. It’s such a change...

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...