longboards

Wish I was there. But second best is getting to paint the view! This is from a photo that a friend took. It has a feel of an instagram photo, because it is. I love instagram and Facebook, if nothing else, because I can discover great painting inspiration! Wishing you...

no strings attached

Are there really ever things in life where there are no strings attached? I don’t think so. Sometimes it’s nice to think there are no strings attached. But life is stringy. It just is. This 6″x6″ original oil painting is SOLD. Share this:Click...

crab

End of summer inspiration. My family always has a crabfest in September to celebrate the end of summer. It’s something fun to look forward to after we settle in to a new school year. It’s always wonderful spending time with family. As my family grows (we...

the “in” crowd

I took a break from a larger commissioned piece I am working on to do a Daily Paintworks challenge. I’ve been itching to paint some cows lately. This was a perfect opportunity. I started it last night on a crazy bright pink ground and felt challenged with it. I...

rock the boat!

Happy, happy Friday. This morning, while I painted, I listened to Antrese Wood’s SavvyPainter podcast. Always great inspiration. The interview was with Karin Jurick. She’s been a favorite daily painter of mine for years. You can listen to the podcast here,...

waiting

I am determined. That is the affirmation today on the #IAmAffirmative GigiYogini blog. Determined. Yes, I am determined, no problem with that, it’s just that what I am determined about changes day to day, hour to hour, maybe even minute to minute. I think I need...