Day 7 of the 30-day Challenge

Okay...today was not a good subject selection. I decided to paint a tangerine wedge, and all I can say is that it was a true challenge. Here are some of the pictures, the first picture is the still life and the other two are the painting in progress. still life painting in progress painting in … Continue reading Day 7 of the 30-day Challenge

Day 6 of the 30-day Challenge

As promised here is day 6 of my 1 a day for 30 days. This one was clocked for 1 hour, I did have to get up a few times but I did manage to get something decent, at least I think. I did a still life of a fresh lime from my garden I … Continue reading Day 6 of the 30-day Challenge

Day 3,4 and 5 of the 30-day Challenge

Day 3 and 4 of my 1 a day for 30. Were definitely challenging... life happens and things don't go according to plan. I did try to do a quick painting yesterday for Day 5 which I am posting now and later I will post my day 6. Day 5 was all about depth and … Continue reading Day 3,4 and 5 of the 30-day Challenge

Day 2 of the 30-day Challenge

Day 2 of my 1 a day for 30. Once again the canvas size for this one is 6x8, it was a bit challenging once again felt frustrated from the beginning and not clear on my objective. I tried my best to stay focused on the general aspect of painting, color, lighting, and proportion to … Continue reading Day 2 of the 30-day Challenge

Peony Painting

Finally, I pushed myself to get this one off the easel, I had started this one a month or so back but left it sitting there and I got totally disconnected with this painting. Lately, I find myself to have an inconsistent attention span, I want to do everything and my painting gets pushed back, … Continue reading Peony Painting

30 day challenge day 3 delayed post.

Day 3 was painted on Friday but never got around to post it, nothing fancy I tried not to overwork the painting, I tried to lay the paint and not mess with it too much. I must admit I'm not doing very well with my challenge but I am painting a lot more than what … Continue reading 30 day challenge day 3 delayed post.

30-day challenge update – day 2

It's been a week and I had originally painted day 2 of the 30-day challenge but did not post because I had company, my daughter's birthday and being distracted with the event.  The lonely Shallot was painted in 2 hours, I had a hard time with it especially the translucency of the skin. I will … Continue reading 30-day challenge update – day 2

Fresh Off the Easel- “Partly Cloudy with Lemon Showers”

This piece was painted for an entry exhibit about lemons - I decided to be me and just have fun with the piece and express myself. Lemons are sour and are considered a symbol of disappointment and faultiness,  but it is also considered in some other cultures  a sign of fruitfulness good fortune -for example … Continue reading Fresh Off the Easel- “Partly Cloudy with Lemon Showers”

Fresh off the easel! “Barely Blushing”

Once again I've been fixated on painting tropical flowers, I figured my previous plumeria painting needed a match. This one really took a little longer than expected but I think it turned out pretty nice. Photo could be better 😐     24x22 oil on canvas