Tag Archives: green

Walking to Agate Falls State Park – Michigan

  Saw this old tree riddled with Pileated Woodpecker holes hiking to Agate Falls this past week. This is a 1-1/2 hour quick study – 6×9 oil on prepared paper. Advertisements

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Sunflowers

A small oil of sunflowers in my backyard. Ah Summer-hot but blooming. This is a 9×12 on panel.

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Color and Pattern

Playing here with complementary colors, textures (glass, fabric) and a selection of flowers from our backyard… This is an oil painting on panel and measures 11×14.

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Carpe Diem

Grateful for this beautiful day… this is a plein air/alla prima still life. This painting is a 12×16 oil on panel.

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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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