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Our extra-large sunflowers are popular with the critters this year. I managed to save this half-eaten head before the squirrel got every last sunflower seed. It makes a pretty dramatic subject for a drawing. The drawing is roughly 14×11, pencil … Continue reading
A late Summer still life of one of the last of the sunflowers in our garden. I painted this over a still life “fail” from earlier this year. The background has remnants of that prior painting, giving this one more … Continue reading
We’ve had so many hummingbirds at our feeders this past couple of weeks, I’m starting to dream about them. So, it had to work itself out as a painting! This is a 9×12 oil on panel.
This is not my best photo, but I haven’t posted for awhile and wanted to get this up today. This is graphite on Strathmore paper and measures roughly 11×15.
As my friends and followers may have noticed, I’ve been working on drawing, lately; combining pencil and charcoal and using an eraser to pull out the highlights. I really enjoy this process. I’ve been using Strathmore’s charcoal paper and find … Continue reading
My late re-blooming Amaryllis from past years. I didn’t think they would make it this year because the plant and soil looked so depleted (no thanks to my gardening skills), but here they are! It’s Spring in my patio door … Continue reading
This is a plein air piece from last year’s University City Plein Air event. That evening after the event, I painted with Sandy Graeser Haynes on the grounds of the Community Center. It was pure pleasure. This painting is a … Continue reading
I read that dark pink roses symbolize ‘gratitude’ and that’s what I’m feeling lately. Grateful for friends, family and other special people I’ve had the good fortune to come across in my life. This painting is a 12×12 oil on … Continue reading
I read that the Lotus is a symbol of purity and beauty in many eastern religions. Painting with MOPAPA at Tower Grove Park in STL this morning, I can understand the reverence for these amazing plants. The delicately colored flowers … Continue reading