Pear and palette knife

The palette knife lends itself to a thicker impasto style painting and I love the fresh juicy paint look. Artist Leslie Saeta is posting a challenge on her blog to help artists show their work and to practice their skills, it’s called thirty paintings in thirty days. I painted this pear as a practice piece.Continue reading “Pear and palette knife”

Another Christmas bunny needs a title

I wonder what brilliant names my friends will come up with for this little gray bunny? Remember to post your suggestion for a name for this bunny under the comments section on my blog. If I choose your suggestion you will win a Christmas print. Winners will be announced November 10th. Thanks so much!

This Christmas rabbit needs a name

I am loving all of the cute names my rabbit lovers are posting. Here’s the only black and white bunny I’ve painted for this Christmas season, can you help name it? All you have to do is post your suggestion for it’s name or title on my blog. If I pick your name you couldContinue reading “This Christmas rabbit needs a name”

Christmas print giveaway

Hi friends, last year you helped me with angel quotes but this year I need you to help name my Christmas bunny rabbits. If I choose the name you post on my blog, you will win a Christmas print of your choice. Artists often have trouble coming up with names or titles for their creationsContinue reading “Christmas print giveaway”

Christmas in July and Tuesday’s Treasure Chest

I am so excited to announce my new Christmas painting theme, it’s all about bunny rabbits this Christmas season. I used to think that Christmas in July was so not cool until I started painting seasonal subjects, now I understand the time and planning that must be done prior to Christmas. I will be postingContinue reading “Christmas in July and Tuesday’s Treasure Chest”

Eye candy

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”

Wooly Bully mini tutorial

“Wooly Bully” started with a simple outline with thinned Golden Open acrylic. I then added warm colorful shadows as a base coat. Next I painted around the nose and eyes. The liner brush helps add some pretty eyelashes and texture. Wool on top of the sheep’s head was added with white paint- it shows upContinue reading “Wooly Bully mini tutorial”