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Saturday, May 12, 2007

Pink Sprig Rhododendron - SOLD

Pink Sprig Rhododendron 6" x 8" Oil on Canvas board Sold at $45.00 plus shipping. This is much better. The only thing blooming right now in my daughter's yard are bushes, so I cut a sprig and really like the leaves, with their edges of red and the way the light catches them. This one turned out so much better than yesterday's flowers that I am feeling hopeful once again. Thanks for looking.

Friday, May 11, 2007

In the Pink

In the Pink 6" x 8" Oil on Canvas board Available - make an offer I wasn't going to post this one today, but decided that it's good to put up the "duds" as well as the successes. It's humbling but important, I think, to acknowledge that your skill level is where it is, and that some things are beyond your skill. It's why we stretch to grow. Thanks for looking.

Thursday, May 10, 2007

Moss Pond Up the Hill - SOLD

Moss Pond Up the Hill 11" x 14" Oil on Stretched Canvas Sold at $50.00 plus shipping. The backlighting in late afternoon yesterday was just wonderful. I sprayed the ground and myself for buggies and set up at the pond. This is looking back up the hill towards my daughter's home. Nice to work on a stretched canvas again, they have a nice bounce when you paint. Thanks for looking.

Wednesday, May 09, 2007

Mosaic Woodland - SOLD

Mosaic Woodland 12" x 16" Oil on Canvasboard Sold at $50.00 plus shipping. An imaginary landscape as an excuse to play with colors, lots of colors. Blues, purples, reds, oranges. Isn't this a fun painting? Thanks for looking.

Tuesday, May 08, 2007

Happy Violets - SOLD

Happy Violets Paper Size 10" x 14" Watercolor on Whatmans 140 lb Rough Sold at $25.00 plus $5.00 shipping. So nice to sit outside today, playing with my watercolors near the violets. The image size is around 10" x 7" or so, and can be cropped. Drawn tight and painted loosely. Thanks for looking.

Monday, May 07, 2007

Hay Bales - SOLD

Hay Bales 11.5" x 12" Oil on Canvas mounted on board Sold at $40.00 plus shipping. The early spring colors were just lovely today, and there was just something so appealing about these haybales all sleeping peacefully in the sunshine. Thanks for looking.

Hilltop Silo - SOLD

Hilltop Silo 12" x 12" Oil on Canvas mounted on board Sold at $40.00 plus shipping. My favorite silo. I am trying not to fret over juicy brushstrokes, just lay them down and let them be, without fussing. This one comes closer to the effect. Thanks for looking.

Sunday, May 06, 2007

Forsythia in Bloom

Forsythia in Bloom 12" x 14" Oil on Canvas mounted to board Available at $45.00 plus shipping. It was a sparkling day today, despite a chilly wind. Back to my new favorite old farm, and found a nice bunch of forsythia in bloom, and this enormous old pine tree. The abandoned house is one of those telescoping kind, part brick and part clapboard. Very cool. There is fresh spring green everywhere. Thanks for looking.
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