I like to play with acrylics as well as oil paints. This is a painting of a bouquet that a friend gave me awhile back. It took two days to paint; I loved the bright colors, and put the flowers in a copper pot in my kitchen for contrast.
Monthly Archives: July 2014
Hairy Woodpecker oil painting
Before I came to Michigan, I had only glimpsed a woodpecker twice in my life, from a distance. Because at our house we feed suet as well as birdseed, the woodpeckers come several times a day. I love the red head of the pileated, and how small the downy woodpecker is, but my favorite isContinue reading “Hairy Woodpecker oil painting”
How Art is Like Baking Cookies
I have a friend who bakes fantastic cookies for her friends. Below is a picture of her peanut butter and M & M cookies: As I was helping her bake the other day, I got to thinking: baking great cookies is a lot like creating a painting. -You start with raw ingredients that by themselves,Continue reading “How Art is Like Baking Cookies”