Last spring, I took a picture of some iris in our garden; recently I finally got around to painting them. Here’s the picture:
Monthly Archives: August 2014
Michigan Bird Series: Female Cardinal
Last spring my roomate took a picture of a female cardinal in the snow (yes, there was snow until April here; I thought I had moved to the land where winter never ends by the end of my first Michigan winter!) As I mentioned before, I love cardinals, so I decided to paint here. IContinue reading “Michigan Bird Series: Female Cardinal”
Michigan Birds: Cardinal
I love cardinals: their calls in the spring, their bright red against the snow, and the cheer they bring. Here is the first cardinal painting I have done; I plan to do another one in a week or so.
Michigan Lighthouse painting final
Here’s the finished painting. I added highlights in light blues, alizarin, and yellow ochre on the rocks and waves.
Bluebirds are so pretty, I had to paint one for our bathroom. I love their bright eyes and beautiful colors. This is a pdf file, so you’ll have to click on the link to see it. Bluebird (oil 8 X 12)
Stuffed Animals Portrait
I have a friend who likes to collect stuffed animals, and the other day she asked if I would paint four of her favorites. Of course I did; it was a ton of fun. I especially like how the bunny turned out. This is one of those whimsical paintings, quite a bit different from myContinue reading “Stuffed Animals Portrait”