Monthly Archives: May 2016

I’ve entered a little contest! ¬†

I have entered painting of Bob in the Dick Blick pet portrait contest.  Unfortunately Bob moved to cat heaven and we miss him dearly.  He was the neighborhood cat.  I painted his picture and I know this might sound a … Continue reading

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Quick oil painting

I have to confess I ate the icecream cone quicker than I painted it.  I wanted to try out my Chelsea lean medium with my Lukas Berlin mixable oils.  Thins them well & smells great!  I have to give this … Continue reading

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Daily walk

I wish I could  title this daily painting.  I’m still walking everyday just like the doctor instructed.  Photographing for painting inspiration.  Yesterday photos were the Blue Herron, dragon fly, alligator & the water moccasin (poisoness & aggressive). Snakes really scare … Continue reading

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I have to say this ones finished.

After changing this painting 4 or 5 times the paint is getting thicker & drying time is slow.  I’m going to have to call this one finished.    I’m ready to move on to a different painting project.  This is … Continue reading

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Daily nature walk

The weather is warming up.  The reptiles are soaking up the warmth of the sun and the donkeys are loving the weather.  These are some photos I took this week.  

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Finally finished!

I bought this antique child’s chair for very little.  I guess I have “the artist eyes”. “Diamond in the rough”.  I finally finished it.  I had to prove to my husband I could finish this project in less than a … Continue reading

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Who says you can change you mind!

I started out wanting to paint my granddaughter & dog playing in a puddle in the rain.  I couldn’t paint it to my satisfaction.  So digging through photos I decided to paint the grandkids on the beach.  Now to put … Continue reading

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Challenging

I bought this very old Victorian child’s rocker. My goal it to make it beautiful again.  100’s of tacks & staples removed.  Another layer to go through. It’s not going to be a little more difficult than expected.  I do … Continue reading

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