gerbera daisy

I painted this one from life. Painting from life, rather than from a photo, is something I am trying to do more of. The daisy and grapes are from my visit to market on Saturday morning. I watched a video by David Shelvino. It was great inspiration for keeping my...

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...

thank you

I just had to share a note from a collector of my paintings. She actually just bought her third one! This arrived safe & sound. I knew I liked it from it’s image on DPW, but in person I LOVE IT. The colors are fabulous, it exceeds my expectations. Laurel 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...