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
I started a new painting as part of the Rescue Series. This one is of a kitten that just loved playing with the fuzzy rope toy suspended in the play room. I took a bunch of photos of this little one but the photo with the blue green jingle ball in the corner captured my… Continue reading Playful Kitten Progress Shot
I had a great art instructor in high school. I was in one of her classes every year for all four years I attended West Springfield High School. She was an excellent instructor. Her name was Genevieve Roberts. There were two other art instructors there: Martha Foote and Nancy Powell. I took classes with them… Continue reading The Annual Self Portrait
Just another beginning. I need to let the paint set up a bit before I proceed. I’ll put the reference photo next to the painting in it’s first stage. This is the same cat I did before, but a different pose. I just really like her expression in this one.
I went up to the studio yesterday feeling rather blue and blah. I think the on-going rainy weather has taken a toll on my mood. I put the heron painting back on the easel and looked at it for a while as I waited for my paint to thaw. I keep my palette in an… Continue reading A Start on Two… or Three
We arrived at Page’s Farm on Greasy Creek about 5 p.m. on Wednesday. We had left my house about 7 a.m. . So much for the 5 and a half hour drive! Again, the camera came out and I started taking photos. What an amazing place! Page and her son, Joe, gave us a tour… Continue reading Wytheville Adventures: Part II