heyday

These three are definitely in their heyday. heyday: A period of success, popularity, or power; prime. What a fun term. I, for one, have not had my heyday as of yet. So looking forward to it! The best is yet to come. This painting is Sold. Share this:Click to share on...

on the lookout

Always on the lookout for a great day. I read a Forbes article about the morning routines of 12 women leaders. Fun read. Guess if I want to keep painting in my morning routine I will need to get up a bit earlier to fit in yoga and a much healthier breakfast than I...

all the better to hear you with

How cute is he? One of my goals on this one was to keep his pink ears bright and radiant. I painted them with mostly pure color and then left them alone. Resisted the urge to overwork the color. I think it worked! I also want to give photo credit to a very talented...

freesia

Another shot at painting from life. Staying loose. Keeping things fun. Last night I finished reading David Leffel’s book Oil Painting Secrets From a Master. Great book. One thought I found interesting that I never thought of it he said “verticals confine,...

dad

The painting challenge this week on Daily Paintworks is paint your parent. I’ve wanted to paint this of my dad for years so why not now. he was an amazing guy and we all miss him every day. I think I will paint this one again to see what happens differently the...

more the merrier

I just love this little painting. I need to find a better way to take photos of my paintings because they are always more magical in person than I can capture in my photos. I guess that’s a good thing, better than the other way around! Anyway, on this one the...