Tag Archives: green

Gardens

This is a studio painting of the stone bridge at the Chinese garden in the Missouri Botanical Garden. I’ve painted this garden en plein air in the past and have reference photos from that and other outings. I wanted to try this … Continue reading

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Paint Webster

Correction :I was honored last night when my other painting ‘Azalea House’ won the Mayor’s Choice award and the ‘Old Webster’ award at ‘Paint Webster’ in Webster Groves, Missouri. This painting is sold thanks Sara!

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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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Another Winter Day…

Although it’s snowing today, this last period of warm weather has got me anxious to see things blooming. It’s too early, so grocery store bouquets and the vases around the house will have to do for now. This vase I found a while … Continue reading

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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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Glass Bowl with Apples and Oranges

Oil on panel 12×24. Looks like that orange is about to take a leap!

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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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Still life today…

16×16 oil painting on panel – three versions. I’ve had some fun with this piece. Thanks for suggestions from my friends Tatyana, Jan, Maggie, et al!

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Plein Air Painting in Webster Groves, Missouri

This is from yesterday’s paint out with MOPAPA outside the Monday Club in Webster Groves, MO.  It was followed by a tea and art show at the club. The show will run until October 18 and is open to the … Continue reading

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Almost Spring – Webster Groves, MO

Sophie’s House Painting on a cold, damp March day with magnolias and daffodils blooming early this year. A neighbor told my friend Jan and I that this is her friend’s house. This painting is a 9×12 oil on panel.

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