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Late Summer

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

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Hummingbird Migration

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.

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Summer Drawing – Daylily

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.

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More drawings…

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

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Late Bloomer

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

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Flowers en Plein Air

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

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Dark Pink Roses symbolize ‘Gratitude’

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

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Lotus at Tower Grove Park

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 reverance for these amazing plants.  The delicately colored flowers … Continue reading

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Orchid

I bought this orchid for $2.99 at the grocery store. It was in its dormant stage and had one flower which dropped off shortly after I got it home…sad. Now it has surpassed my wildest expectations and is full of … Continue reading

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I’m just beginning to realize how much I miss flowers when they go away…

These are from my garden – not sure of the variety, maybe Stella d’oro.  They are thriving all over the St. Louis area this Spring.  This painting is an alla prima oil on panel and measures 16×16.

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