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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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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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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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A Mess of Fish

This painting is oil on panel and measures 11×14. It is an experiment in painting from a photo reference.

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Arcadia Vase

My brother found this vase in Arcadia, Wisconsin. Filled with flowers and plants from my backyard, I think it makes a lovely still life subject. Good eye little brother. This painting is an 11×14 oil on panel. Save

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More Seashells

I’m drawn to natural objects as subjects for painting. The variation of shape, texture and color in these seashells delights me. It seems a bit off to be painting seashells in Winter in North America, but a painter can dream … Continue reading

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Autumn

A small study. The last mums in my garden…sad to see the flowers disappearing. This is a 9×12 oil on panel.

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Still Life with Limes

One more small still life before the weekend is over! The plate belonged to my grandma, then my mom and now me and the cloth underneath has a nice tropical pattern that I thought would play well with it and … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Sunshine

Well, another rainy weekend – good for studio painting… This is another alla prima oil from this afternoon.  I love this vase for its interesting shape and for the light effects it produces. I may add a few more leaves … Continue reading

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