I’ve been working on this one for a while. I was almost ready to sand it off, but decided to experiment a bit and I’m happy I did. The coloring in these birds makes them almost disappear into the wood line that they walk along, so when I have been able to catch a photo… Continue reading Great Blue Heron
I started two new little bird paintings today. One will be a seagull and one a Blue Jay. They are in the first stages and with luck, I will finish at least one of them soon and post. I’m thinking of taking one or two of my favorite bird paintings that have sold and re-use… Continue reading Empty Canvases
Mr. & Mrs. Bluebird now have a new home and are flying off to Yuma, Arizona tomorrow!
Just finished this one. I think. I might make an adjustment to the front paw if it still bothers me tomorrow. We are currently under a tornado watch and are waiting for the remains of Hurricane Michael to come barreling through. As of right now (2:25 pm) is has not started to rain, but… Continue reading Callee’s Kitten III: A Rescue
I’m still working on this. And I’ve been frustrated with it. It occurred to me that I could tap into my frustration (not only with the painting, but with my personal appearance and with the state of things when it comes to aging women in the United States today). So, I went back and refined… Continue reading Self Portrait Update
Samhain is our own cat. He was rescued as a kitten with his brother, Jack, from a dumpster behind the building where I used to work. They were both rescued on Halloween Day. Jack was a long-haired orange tabby who died about a year later having gotten into something toxic on his touring about our… Continue reading Samhain: A Rescue
I started this one on Wednesday. And finished it Thursday. My photo was less than stellar, but I really loved this little one’s black nose. This is another in the Animal Shelter Rescue Series. The shelter will receive 10% of all sales proceeds. Stage 1: Stage 2 and Finish: