Stopped by Carolina Artists’ Colony in Sanford this week to drop off some new pieces and to spruce up my art space. Abstracts, dragonflies, Angels, rabbits, bird nests and cupcakes are just a few of the paintings in my little space. Of course I couldn’t leave Sanford without lunch at Kathy’s Java Express, I alwaysContinue reading “Big bird soup and saying good bye “
My neighbor Tonya requested a painting for her son’s bathroom. Tonya loves texture, which is right up my alley so I used layers of colors, plastic wrap texture and smears of subtle watery hues. Let me tell you about the best part of creating this large painting. Braxton, her two year old precious son helpedContinue reading “I love this lil boy….”
I want to revive my “Tuesday’s Treasure Chest” blog posts which I started a long time ago, but got out of the habit (sorry, I’ve neglected by blog and post frequently on Facebook). Let’s do this, I’ll start by sharing THREE terrific things that I treasure……….. First I’ll start with something you might not knowContinue reading “Tuesday’s Treasure Chest? Where did it go?”
Thanks for taking your time to look at my blog. I would like to share with you six hand-painted mini-canvases on 30″ chains. My friend Faye is quite the expert jewelry designer– thanks friend for your good eye and taking your time to match each painted canvas with the perfect colored beads. My hubby gotContinue reading “Eye candy”
Yesterday I taught art lessons on my front porch so today is my day for a guilty pleasure. Adirondack alcohol inks on ceramic tile and fragments is my medium of choice. Listening to the birds chirping and the trickling water in our outdoor pond makes for a pleasant experience.
I hope you will enjoy this little bunny rabbit tutorial. I used Golden Open Acrylic paint but this can also be done with oil paints. Would love to hear from you- have a great weekend! 1. Start outlining the bunny with thin paint 2. Begin blocking in shadows with pinks and purples 3. Shape upContinue reading “Bunny painting tutorial”
Have a sweet Valentine’s Day!
I haven’t always been an oil painter, 2013 brought in the desire to try new paints and techniques, so I’m stirring it up a bit……..that’s what I’ve been doing with an online class with the phenomenal Jodi Ohl. Jodi shares her newest techniques with this fabulous juicy watercolor. I would like to thank Jodi for reviving the watercolorist in me. CheckContinue reading “Toying around with something new………”
Hello followers, I do hope your 2013 is full of lovely moments you can truly cherish. This past weekend was a blast with a paint buddy of mine……we traveled to Onslow County to paint with the OOPS group (Onslow Outdoor Painting Society). Usually OOPS paints plein air, but decided to paint still lifes in the studio.Continue reading “Mosaic Dreams…………Tuesday’s Treasure Chest”
I would like to take a moment to wish all of you a Happy New Year and to thank you for following my blog. Your support has made my heart sing many times, thank you for your comments and emails, I read each and every one of them. Coming up in 2013 will be moreContinue reading “Happy New Year”