Portrait Practice and DIY Framing

PORTRAIT PRACTICE AND DIY FRAMING

78 Years Old / oil on brown paper / 25 x 27 inches A closer look at the face After getting in some portrait practice, I tried my hand...

Magical Mystery Tour

MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR

In July, my husband and I got some very good news and decided on the spur of the moment to celebrate with our very own California magical...

 
 
 
Ruby and Another Sale

RUBY AND ANOTHER SALE

Ruby / 10 x 8 / oil om linen panel Children are such a great challenge to paint - one must try and retain their childish proportions...

A Sold Painting and Toulouse Lautrec

A SOLD PAINTING AND TOULOUSE LAUTREC

Ballerina 43 recently sold from the Roux and Cyr Gallery in Portland, Maine. Thank you so much, Susan Roux - you are the best! This...

 
 
 
Lions! Oh, my!

LIONS! OH, MY!

Oil on cardboard / 53x45 Strangely enough, this piece of cardboard handled oil paint much differently than the first piece. The surface...

Large Project

LARGE PROJECT

Oil and graphite on cardboard / 44 x 53 inches This painting has been in process on and off for a few weeks and, today, I feel like...

 
 
 
Eyes Wide Closed!

EYES WIDE CLOSED!

Male portrait with eyes closed / oil on linen / 14x11 Winter is finally on the run with several days of rain that washed away most...

Experimenting on Paper

EXPERIMENTING ON PAPER

Oil on brown paper / 22 x 28 Wanting to do a large figure painting, I found a roll of brown wrapping paper in my closet and decided...

 
 
 
The Lovely Lynn and Another Rabbit Dream

THE LOVELY LYNN AND ANOTHER RABBIT DREAM

Lynn was such a great subject to paint with her mass of elegantly unruly hair and her slight smile. And I love doing profiles! Lynn...

Still Snowed In - and Wishing for Spring

STILL SNOWED IN - AND WISHING FOR SPRING

Hare Raising Adventure / 16 x 20 / oil on linen panel

 
 
 
Having some Figure Fun

HAVING SOME FIGURE FUN

Oil on cardboard / 16 x x12 This morning we were treated to the additional delight of a small herd of deer in our valley. We have seen...

From Portrait to Figure-and LOTS of Snow!

FROM PORTRAIT TO FIGURE-AND LOTS OF SNOW!

Decided to take a break from portraits and do a figure painting yesterday. Oil on linen / 12x16 A closer look... It began snowing as...

 
 
 
Morgan and Picasso

MORGAN AND PICASSO

Morgan, almost 8 / oil on linen board, 12 x 12 Morgan is the very beautiful and accomplished 8 year old granddaughter of my cousin...

Portrait Practice

PORTRAIT PRACTICE

Four quick oil portrait sketches - practicing skin tones and trying hard to capture, age, expression and character. Quite a challenge! Making...

 
 
 
This and That

THIS AND THAT

Portrait Sketch / 10x8 / oil linen panel First portrait of the new year - done from a photo. Untitled / 24x20 / oil canvas panel And...

Dogs, a Cat and Masterpiece 4

DOGS, A CAT AND MASTERPIECE 4

Four paintings, now beautifully framed, ready for shipment to the Reinert Fine Art Gallery in Blowing Rock, North Carolina gallery. According...

 
 
 
A Lively Sense of Haste and Master pieces 5

A LIVELY SENSE OF HASTE AND MASTER PIECES 5

My husband and I just returned from a short trip over the Sierra Nevada's to California and back so I have not had much time at the...

Reinert Fine Art in Blowing Rock, NC

REINERT FINE ART IN BLOWING ROCK, NC

The Reinert Fine Art Gallery is so good to me! My paintings were just received earlier this week and they are already unpacked and...

 
 
 
Bunny Jack Toovey and Moscow!

BUNNY JACK TOOVEY AND MOSCOW!

A new bunny painting - this one along with the recent portrait of Wee Elodie will be sent as Christmas gifts to my dear friend Gwen...

Last Painting of 2018 - and on to 2019!

LAST PAINTING OF 2018 - AND ON TO 2019!

Happy New Year and the biggest wish I can muster for a year of peace, prosperity and good health. And many, many days of wonderful...

 
 
 



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 ...

Courtyard Residence in Benimaclet / Gradolí & Sanz

Courtyard Residence in Benimaclet / Gradolí & Sanz

© Mariela Apollonio Architects: Gradolí & Sanz Location: València, Spain Category: Houses Architect In Charge: Carmel Gradolí, Arturo Sanz Area: 108.0 m2 Project Year... Read more ...

Old Truck Painting,Vintage Truck Art,"Old GMC Truck" by Texas Artist Debra Hurd

Old Truck Painting,Vintage Truck Art,"Old GMC Truck" by Texas Artist Debra Hurd

22"x28 Oil on Canvas-" Old Truck Oil Painting This painting is SOLD, but commissions are welcomed. FINE ART PRINTS of this piece are Available HERE Read more ...

Contemporary Impressionist Landscape Painting,Colorado Landscape, Fine Art...

Contemporary Impressionist Landscape Painting,Colorado Landscape, Fine Art Oil Painting,“Up Monument Canyon” by Colorado Contemporary Fine Artist Jody Ahrens

A peek at one of the most spectacular canyons in the Colorado National Monument from the valley floor below. Most tourists rarely see this view. 16"x22" Oil on Panel/ Available Read more ...

Creek Bound 10, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Creek Bound 10, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Creek Bound 108x10 oil on canvas panelThis is part of a new series of small paintings using the same source of inspiration. It has been a challenge to find new ways to explore... Read more ...

Patina, Contemporary Art, Abstract Mixed Media Painting “Follow the Path“ by...

Patina, Contemporary Art, Abstract Mixed Media Painting “Follow the Path“ by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

FRESH OFF THE EASEL... This painting evokes the patina of old metal. The spiral is made from old Japanese texts and the texture is heavily bubbled Tyvek. So many acrylic layers... Read more ...

Abstract Landscape Oil Painting "Leaf Falling Midday" by California Artist...

Abstract Landscape Oil Painting "Leaf Falling Midday" by California Artist Cecelia Catherine Rappaport

12"x24"x1.5" Oil on Canvas/Available Read more ...

Telli Bio Boutique / Arrow architects

Telli Bio Boutique / Arrow architects

© Tripod Agency Architects: Arrow architects Location: Almaty, Kazakhstan Category: Interior Design Architect In Charge: Ulrik Raysse Area: 850.0 m2 Project Year... Read more ...

Review: Sigma 35mm f/1.2 Art for Sony FE, Sigma's Fastest Lens Ever

Review: Sigma 35mm f/1.2 Art for Sony FE, Sigma's Fastest Lens Ever

Back in early July, Sigma announced the development of three new mirrorless lenses that were designed to be used with Sony and Panasonic full-frame mirrorless cameras from the... Read more ...

Wildflowers and Windswept Tree Landscape, Colorful Art, Small Oil Painting...

Wildflowers and Windswept Tree Landscape, Colorful Art, Small Oil Painting, Daily Painting, 6x8

Somedays, everything just feels right! Read more ...

Sunday Vibes Original Landscape Oil Painting Heidi Malott

Sunday Vibes Original Landscape Oil Painting Heidi Malott

Sunday Vibes oil on panel 6x6 inch 2019 I painted this earlier this year and never posted. The day was crisp and clear, rejuvenated after the rain. My paintings are available... Read more ...