Tag Archives: orange
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
A work-in-progress. The drawing needs some correction on this one! When finished, the painting will be a 9×12 oil on panel. I’ll be working on the ellipse of the plate and the table. I’m enjoying leaving the background partly unfinished … Continue reading
Another still life today. Our weather continues to be hot and humid so I’m working inside to preserve my health and sanity! I have lots of great Summer subjects to paint. Here are two welcome signs of warm weather – … Continue reading
Another Koi painting. I’m enjoying depicting the many colors and patterns of these beautiful fish. This painting is a 12×16 oil on panel.
Since it’s too hot for me to paint outside right now, I’m working indoors exploring compositions with swimming koi fish. I was inspired by a recent visit to the Japanese garden at Mobot.org here in STL. This painting is a … Continue reading
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
A small oil of sunflowers in my backyard. Ah Summer-hot but blooming. This is a 9×12 on panel.
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.
Last month Tom and I hiked at Shaw Nature Reserve during a controlled prairie burn – something the caretakers do every Winter. The distant trail was closed but we could see and smell the smoke across the glade. This is … Continue reading
Oil on panel 12×24. Looks like that orange is about to take a leap!