Tag Archives: blue

Augusta Plein Air Event, cont’d.

Here is a another painting from the Augusta Plein Air Event. About 15 artists took a workshop with artist Patrick Saunders on April 21st. We were graciously hosted by the owners of Sadler Farm and Vineyards. I chose to work on this … Continue reading

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Sandhill Cranes

This a drawing I made from my photo references taken during a trip to the Platte River in Nebraska this March. Tom and I went there to see the Sandhill Crane migration – an annual Spring event. We’ve wanted to … Continue reading

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Hiking at Shaw Nature Reserve

Last month Tom and I hiked at Shaw Nature Reserve during a controlled prairie burn – something the caretakers do every Winter. The distant trail was closed but we could see and smell the smoke across the glade. This is … Continue reading

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Still Life, cont’d.

I found this vase at an antique mall – thought it would make an excellent start for a floral still life. It’s unmarked so I don’t know anything about it – thinking it’s either German or Czech or pre-war Japan. … Continue reading

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Still Life in a Landscape

16×20 Oil on Panel.

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Painting with Friends

Painted with a talented group of women artists today – learned a lot and laughed a lot! This painting is an 11×14 oil on panel. Thanks to Gwendolyn for getting us together.

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Designing an Oil Painting with a Computer

I took a photograph while hiking  with Tom last Summer. I loved elements of the image but it was poorly composed, over-exposed, etc. After manipulating it in the computer, I printed it and used the print-out as a reference for this oil … Continue reading

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A Mess of Fish

This painting is oil on panel and measures 11×14. It is an experiment in painting from a photo reference.

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Too Many Limes

Well, this is what happens when you shop at a big box store! You end up with an abundance of whatever it is you’re buying – making for some excellent still life/cooking projects. This painting is an oil on panel … Continue reading

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Playday

I decided just to play today with this still life of objects from my studio; my favorite gold bird, a Pfaltzgraf jug, a blue glass vase and a postcard with a little drawing of a face done by Monet when … Continue reading

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