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Back in the Saddle

Hello Friends! Well, it’s been awhile since I posted any work – had some health issues, had to take some time off and am now doing well. Feels so good to be painting again. Here is an alla prima still … Continue reading

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Chasing Patterns

Eye candy for today – a busy still life painting…I imagined a late Summer picnic table set with fun fabric and patterns. The black and green figs from the grocery and the small zinnias from our garden seemed to add … Continue reading

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Mom’s White Bowl

My mom had this oval milk glass bowl in her china cabinet for many years. She recently gave it to me after a little clean-up. I told her it would make a nice subject for a still life. The painting is a 9×12 … Continue reading

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Flowering Crabapple

Our old Crabapple tree is blooming now after a pretty good freeze last night. There’s life in the old tree, yet. The first painting is an 11×14 oil on panel, the second is a 6×8 oil on panel.

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Why Not Compare Apples to Oranges?

I didn’t realize how challenging it would be to paint an orange until I attempted it last week! So I thought I should give it another go. I really struggled to differentiate them from the apples (colors aside) and I’m … Continue reading

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Cherry Pickers – A Study

A little oil study of people picking cherries – 8″ x 10″ oil on panel.  I used an old photo of mine to make a preliminary sketch, then referred to both to make the painting. The panel I used is very slick, … Continue reading

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