beginning

What a great weekend! It felt like the very long-awaited beginning of spring. I had a great day yesterday. I went with a friend to the wonderful store Terrain. We had a wonderful lunch there and I tried my best not to spend too much money…although, one of the items I...

fleur

I feel like I’ve been missing-in-action lately. I am still alive and well. Painting and creating whenever I find a free minute! Never sure if anyone is even reading my posts, but ever hopeful 🙂 So first up is my painting from this morning. I was feeling a bit...

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...