summer happy

This warm weather is amazing. Winter seemed to last forever this year. I’ve been trying to run in the mornings now that I have found some running friends. Even my daughter Izzy has been joining us. It’s been wonderful and I feel great but it’s tricky...

passing fancy

I wasn’t even going to post this one. Not that I don’t like it, but I just couldn’t get a nice photograph of it. My life is getting in the way of my painting, but I know this will pass. I just finished a very fun book this weekend called “The...

pear bowl

This is what I’ve been busy painting these past few mornings. I must say I am quite happy with it. I feel torn into a million directions, as always, but feeling less patient about it. I always hope, one day, life will be easier and I will have time to do things...

relic

This is a fun painting from my three day weekend. So very appreciative of having three days off from work (not that I don’t love my job!) I’ve been busy working on a few commissioned paintings, and I’m working on a larger painting,...

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...