Leap of Faith - Figuratively Speaking

LEAP OF FAITH - FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING

6"x6" oil Remember me? I haven't posted in a while, in part because there are so many other things to do, and in part because I have...

Figuratively Speaking - A Bit of Sunshine

FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING - A BIT OF SUNSHINE

8"x8" acrylic I painted this on a gloomy February day. Our weather has been above normal for the last couple of weeks, meaning rain...

 
 
 
Figuratively Speaking - Pink Ponies

FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING - PINK PONIES

8"x10" acrylic Normally you would associate pink elephants with drunkenness, especially if you were from the Dumbo generation. However,...

Figuratively Speaking - Stop and Smell the Roses

FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING - STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES

6"x6" oil I was participating in a 30 day painting challenge this month before my daughter's family came to stay with us on their way...

 
 
 
Figuratively Speaking - Meditation in Neutrals Day 7

FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING - MEDITATION IN NEUTRALS DAY 7

My daughter's family, the Blundell family, is moving from the west coast to the east coast...stop me if I've previously mentioned this....

Figuratively Speaking - Meditation in Analogous Warm

FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING - MEDITATION IN ANALOGOUS WARM

I made a snowman today! Actually that is not completely true. I made a base for a snowman. The snow wasn't as packable as it needed...

 
 
 
Figuratively Speaking

FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING

Both of these paintings were done with only red and green with white. The top one was about creating volume with value. The bottom...

Figuratively Speaking - Meditation in Blue and Orange8

FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING - MEDITATION IN BLUE AND ORANGE8

8"x10" acrylic Day 2 of Leslie Saeta's 30 in 30 challenge. This is about value, color harmony and creating volume through brush work....

 
 
 
Figuratively Speaking-Yellow and Purple

FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING-YELLOW AND PURPLE

Add caption 8"x10" acrylic Routines are really brilliant. I have lived much of my life thriving on change and even some chaos. I am...

Figuratively Speaking - Grandma

FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING - GRANDMA

8"x10" This was painted from a photo taken 42 years ago. I can easily pull up that number because it was an important year for me....

 
 
 
Figuratively Speaking - Deep Thought

FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING - DEEP THOUGHT

5"x7" oil I want to paint the kind of paintings that are so intriguing that you fall into them over and over and don't get complacent...

Figuratively Speaking - Making Connections

FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING - MAKING CONNECTIONS

8"x8" oil I am working on a portrait and trying to take it slow and do it right. It comes and it goes. I think I am relying on detail...

 
 
 
Figuratively Speaking - Geraniums on the Window Sill

FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING - GERANIUMS ON THE WINDOW SILL

11"x14" acrylic I had a busy day yesterday, running from one event to another to make sure I arrived on time. I miss judged and ended...

Figuratively Speaking - Sunflower Sunset

FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING - SUNFLOWER SUNSET

4'x6' acrylic Right before I had shoulder replacement surgery I started this painting. I usually do tiny little paintings but I chose...

 
 
 
Figuratively Speaking - Little Cook

FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING - LITTLE COOK

6"x6" oil Everyone should daily have someone who looks over the shoulder and smiles adoringly at them. Would the world not be a better...

Figuratively Speaking - Memories of Joan

FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING - MEMORIES OF JOAN

Our family got really exciting and happy news this week. We also got really sad news. We were and still are, on an emotional merry-go-round....

 
 
 
Figuratively Speaking - The Swimmer

FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING - THE SWIMMER

To Purchase Go Here It seems like almost the whole country is in a deep freeze. The definition of that depends on what is "normal"...

Figuratively Speaking - A Snowy Day

FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING - A SNOWY DAY

We drove to the far north this morning and the thought crossed my mind that there were a lot of cars on the road this Saturday morning...

 
 
 
Figuratively Speaking - The View From My Studio

FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING - THE VIEW FROM MY STUDIO

My first memory...stop me if I have already told this story...my first memory is a blur of moving colors. Somehow that makes sense...

Figuratively Speaking - Irish Walk

FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING - IRISH WALK

I learned some new words today. I hope I can get to use them in a Scrabble game someday. My sister-in-law is a world class Scrabble...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Available for auction on Daily Paintings.The Lone Tree, 8"x 10"

Available for auction on Daily Paintings.The Lone Tree, 8"x 10"

This plein air is available at a buy it now price of $550, or starting bid at $200 at Daily Paintworks... 8"x 10" oil on canvas wood panel Read more ...

Abstract Painting Workshop with Carolyn Riegelman in Denton Texas by Nancy...

Abstract Painting Workshop with Carolyn Riegelman in Denton Texas by Nancy Standlee Texas Artist

In early October I took a 3 day workshop with Carolyn Riegelman in Denton, Texas and I will post all the ones I did in that time. The first one below is a painting that already... Read more ...

Landscape Exploration 30

Landscape Exploration 30

I have been exploring and painting landscapes/trees a lot, more or less abstract. I have worked without reference, going with my instinct. I will use photos for references and... Read more ...

Flower Exploration 32

Flower Exploration 32

This is one of my favorite paintings in my "Flower Exploration" series. It is simple, but full of details. I especially like the "wallpaper" background, it really worked well. Read more ...

Youthful glow

Youthful glow

6" x 8"oil on linen panel Sold I'm back and hopefully will be posting on a consistent basis throughout the summer. I had a lot of fun with the background on this one. I wanted... Read more ...

GORGE ARTIST OPEN STUDIO TOUR 2018

GORGE ARTIST OPEN STUDIO TOUR 2018

Please join me for the 12th annual Gorge Artist Open Studio tour April 20-22. I am stop 25 on this years map. We are excited to welcome 15 artists who are new to the tour... Read more ...

Improv from Life

Improv from Life

Study for The Traveller, 12 x 9 inches, oil on linen A couple of months ago, we had a long pose session where we had a clothed model take a seated pose in my studio. He was a... Read more ...

Central Park Winter Night

Central Park Winter Night

Central Park Winter Night 9X12 FRAMED OIL ON CANVAS About This Painting:Most of my paintings come framed and ready to hang.Thank you for taking the time to view my work.Media... Read more ...

New Arrivals From Jennifer Williams

New Arrivals From Jennifer Williams

Wild Legacies Jennifer Williams Mixed Media 37x23 $1800 Mountains Wait Jennifer Williams Mixed Media 37x23 $1800  Read more ...

Lawson Wood - part 2

Lawson Wood - part 2

Lawson Wood was born on 23 August 1878 in Highgate, London, the son of landscape artist Pinhorn Wood, and the grandson of architectural artist L.J. Wood. He studied at the... Read more ...