Monthly Archives: August 2016

Work in progress

I decided I would try to paint a human.  My granddaughter to be exact.  I have never had a lesson on portraits so I’m pulling out books and reading.  Hands are difficult is what the book says.  Yes the book … Continue reading

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Banana nut! 

Interpretative painting done for my sister as requested for her kitchen.  I like the way the banana turned out but I need to practice on walnuts.  

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Louisiana Flooding

Not much coverage on the news but about 1/3 of Louisiana is underwater!  Baton Rouge the state capital, Lafayette, Deridder, & many more towns.  I heard today about 140000 homes are damaged from flood waters.  The water isn’t receding.  I’m … Continue reading

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Paint Basket lesson

Dale Rowney water soluble oils sponsored this free lesson with paint basket.  I used Lukas Berlin water soluble oils.  This was the wet on wet technique.  I had paint all over,  me, the computer, I made a big mess.  This … Continue reading

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I’m my worse critic

I’m a bit tired of cobalt blue & yellow ocher.  I think it is time to be bold and add some colors to my palette.  I’m going to try out a lesson first.  It is on paint basket and it … Continue reading

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