Day 323 "Birds' Eye View" or "Birds Watch Tourists" 6 x 9 pen&ink

DAY 323 "BIRDS' EYE VIEW" OR "BIRDS WATCH TOURISTS" 6 X 9 PEN&INK

This year began what might be a new tradition. The night before school starts for me, we went out to a movie and dinner. My room was...

Day 329 "Morning Space" 12 x 9 pen, ink, watercolor, pastel

DAY 329 "MORNING SPACE" 12 X 9 PEN, INK, WATERCOLOR, PASTEL

This summer, we spent time every morning on our farmer's porch, drinking coffee, watching the birds, chipmunks, and squirrels move...

 
 
 
Day 349 "Happy 23rd Birthday" 12 x 9 pen & ink

DAY 349 "HAPPY 23RD BIRTHDAY" 12 X 9 PEN & INK

Today is our daughter's 23 birthday. She loved the drawing I did of our porch a few weeks ago, and said she loved it without the paint...

Day 365 "September Dusk" ink, watercolor, pencil 6 x 9

DAY 365 "SEPTEMBER DUSK" INK, WATERCOLOR, PENCIL 6 X 9

It's day 365!! I have completed a drawing each day for a year. It's a reminder how fast a year passes, and I have enjoyed looking back...

 
 
 
"September Glory" oil 12 x 16

"SEPTEMBER GLORY" OIL 12 X 16

The Girls Just Wanna Paint Theme for September was "local". I painted late in the day out by our local scenic river, the North River....

Celebrating One Year of Daily Drawing with a GIVEAWAY!!!! Win this drawing!

CELEBRATING ONE YEAR OF DAILY DRAWING WITH A GIVEAWAY!!!! WIN THIS DRAWING!

Yesterday I finished my first year of daily drawings! Thank you for following my year, for your comments and thoughts. I am celebrating...

 
 
 
Day 372 "Sunday Picnic" ink & watercolor 9 x 12

DAY 372 "SUNDAY PICNIC" INK & WATERCOLOR 9 X 12

Today was a lovely, warm day for first week of October. My husband and I took a picnic out onto the Scituate jetty; just enough breeze,...

Day 369 "Dinner at Rosie's Place" pen & ink & pencil 9 x 12

DAY 369 "DINNER AT ROSIE'S PLACE" PEN & INK & PENCIL 9 X 12

My daughter and I volunteered at Rosie's Place in Boston the other day. We worked in the food pantry for a few hours, waiting on the...

 
 
 
Day 375 "Warm Reception" 5 x 12 mixed

DAY 375 "WARM RECEPTION" 5 X 12 MIXED

Tonight I attended the reception of a friend and artist, Gail Nathanson. She has a show of oil paintings, titled "Old MacDonald Had...

Day 379 "Arts Walk" 5 x 9 pen&ink

DAY 379 "ARTS WALK" 5 X 9 PEN&INK

Today was the Hingham Arts Walk, a beautiful fall event during which artists are on the street, and in many of the businesses and galleries,...

 
 
 
Day 379 "Arts Walk" 5 x 9 pen&ink

DAY 379 "ARTS WALK" 5 X 9 PEN&INK

Today was the Hingham Arts Walk, a beautiful fall event during which artists are on the street, and in many of the businesses and galleries,...

Day 369 "Dinner at Rosie's Place" pen & ink & pencil 9 x 12

DAY 369 "DINNER AT ROSIE'S PLACE" PEN & INK & PENCIL 9 X 12

My daughter and I volunteered at Rosie's Place in Boston the other day. We worked in the food pantry for a few hours, waiting on the...

 
 
 
Day 375 "Warm Reception" 5 x 12 mixed

DAY 375 "WARM RECEPTION" 5 X 12 MIXED

Tonight I attended the reception of a friend and artist, Gail Nathanson. She has a show of oil paintings, titled "Old MacDonald Had...

Day 371 "Sunday Picnic" ink & watercolor 9 x 12

DAY 371 "SUNDAY PICNIC" INK & WATERCOLOR 9 X 12

Today was a lovely, warm day for first week of October. My husband and I took a picnic out onto the Scituate jetty; just enough breeze,...

 
 
 
Celebrating One Year of Daily Drawing with a GIVEAWAY!!!! Win this drawing!

CELEBRATING ONE YEAR OF DAILY DRAWING WITH A GIVEAWAY!!!! WIN THIS DRAWING!

Yesterday I finished my first year of daily drawings! Thank you for following my year, for your comments and thoughts. I am celebrating...

Day 365 "September Dusk" ink, watercolor, pencil 6 x 9

DAY 365 "SEPTEMBER DUSK" INK, WATERCOLOR, PENCIL 6 X 9

It's day 365!! I have completed a drawing each day for a year. It's a reminder how fast a year passes, and I have enjoyed looking back...

 
 
 
"September Glory" oil 12 x 16

"SEPTEMBER GLORY" OIL 12 X 16

The Girls Just Wanna Paint Theme for September was "local". I painted late in the day out by our local scenic river, the North River....

Day 349 "Happy 23rd Birthday" 12 x 9 pen & ink

DAY 349 "HAPPY 23RD BIRTHDAY" 12 X 9 PEN & INK

Today is our daughter's 23 birthday. She loved the drawing I did of our porch a few weeks ago, and said she loved it without the paint...

 
 
 
Day 319 "Quilters at the Fair" 9 x 9 pen & ink

DAY 319 "QUILTERS AT THE FAIR" 9 X 9 PEN & INK

I love the Marshfield Fair, and volunteer there frequently each August. It is enjoyable to watch the activity increase and the buildings...

Days 320 and 321 Marshfield Fair Drawings pen & ink and pencils

DAYS 320 AND 321 MARSHFIELD FAIR DRAWINGS PEN & INK AND PENCILS

More quick sketches from the Marshfield Fair. We go almost every night to walk around, look at the festivities, visit with friends...

 
 
 



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 ...

Palaeoblog Now At Facebook.com/Palaeoblog

Palaeoblog Now At Facebook.com/Palaeoblog

After 12 years of blogging here, I've migrated the Palaeoblog over to Facebook at. This blog will remain here as an archive. Please join us there for faster, more up to date... Read more ...

Life in Ruins

Life in Ruins

Haven't posted in ages...not sure if anyone has noticed? Here's a quick sketch I did based on my favorite movie. If you haven't seen Blue Ruin then I highly recommend you check... Read more ...

Buckhorn Arts Festival, Preparation of Work, Continued

Buckhorn Arts Festival, Preparation of Work, Continued

I ended up using clear pine 1" x 2" to create an indented box that stands 1 inch off the wall, rather than 2 inches. And instead of using small screws and wire to hang, I just... Read more ...

To Lake Ontario, On Location, June 25

To Lake Ontario, On Location, June 25

To Lake Ontario Painted from the front seat of may car. a very beautiful and gently unsettled evening...it started off almost perfectly clear, but within 20 minutes came a... Read more ...

Hey Lucy, King Street, Toronto

Hey Lucy, King Street, Toronto

6x6 oil on paperThe colours of evening or night are always difficult to portray. What colour is night? Night is all about reflected surfaces. It is the surrounding lights and... Read more ...

More rain

More rain

Caught in the Rain - is one of six small pieces I have prepared for the SALA exhibition at St. Ignatius College Art Show 2015. Caught in the Rain - 30x30cm oil on board Read more ...

Saturday Shoppers, Dundas Ontario

Saturday Shoppers, Dundas Ontario

8x10 oil on canvasI don't often paint sunny days, normally preferring the moody atmosphere of rain or snow. In this scene I liked the backlit figures with their colourful... Read more ...

A Cool Day in March. Queen Street

A Cool Day in March. Queen Street

12 x 12 oil on canvasAfter being spoiled in February, winter has decided to come back for March. I guess things have to balance out somehow. I took this photo reference on a... Read more ...

30 paintings

30 paintings

30 Paintings in 30 Days Well here they all are, not necessarily in the right order but I have painted all these in the last thirty days and a few more to boot. Thanks to Leslie... Read more ...

Recent paintings

Recent paintings

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