Friday, February 24, 2017

Lemons




I'm finding I enjoy painting the shape of lemons. So, my goal is to not make them look like a paint in the lines type thing. Trying to be a little looser and relaxed in my effort. Words to live by I say. What are your thoughts? Of course I expect you to respond...I'm waiting.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Brushstrokes




Hi there, thanks for stopping by. I'm working on brushstrokes without over working the painting. Less is more. Paying more attention to my art is keeping me off the internet and in a positive frame of mind. Escaping into art and music is a wonderful thing to do. Try it!

Sorry about the glare, one day I'll learn how to photograph wet paint.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Flowers





Looking at the newspaper this morning, I think I need to paint lots of flowers and sunshine over the next few years. That's just my take on our current affairs.
Ok, new subject, spring is right around the corner and I'm excited about getting outside and painting

Monday, January 16, 2017

Sunday Morning





I was quite disappointed Saturday when the Seahawks lost in the playoffs. So, I'm fortunate to have my backup Pittsburgh Steelers playing Sunday afternoon. Seahawks next year.

Looks like I've posted more in January than all of last year almost, striving to do better in the future. Meanwhile, you have a great day find something fun to do and report back. I'll be waiting.

Friday, January 13, 2017

See a theme here?



For some unknown reason, I got hung up on yellow roses. The color has been difficult for me but I've enjoyed the process of using different shades and learning to be looser with the rendition. Maybe I should look for another subject for a while. Don't want to bore you to death.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Yellow Roses




I'm seeing a theme here or maybe just the fun of doing several paintings of roses. The idea of being chosen for 7 paintings in 7 days certainly opens your eyes to your own work. Thanks for stopping by and I look forward to seeing you all in future blogs.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Blue period or...just a pear.




Try as I did, the color just isn't coming out as rich as the painting. It has been put on with a palette knife and sorta thick but still...frustrating. Since being chosen to post 7 paintings in 7 days, I thought I would also post them here on my blog also. This is certainly getting me back into showing paintings at the beginning of the year. Your thoughts?