Slowing I've been getting back into the swing of things and the creativity is starting to flow, I've been busy doing a lot of home decor, changing out lighting fixtures, organizing- added some finally touches to my daughter's Parisian inspired bedroom - made and installed corner shelves, installed a chandelier, making patio furniture cushions and … Continue reading Fresh off the easel… “Glad’s and Canna’s
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
This weekend I decided to pick another Magnolia flower to paint but this time I decided to take a different approach and focus primarily on shading and texture, I wanted to be loose with the paint brush. I did a simple red, yellow, blue and a little black mixed with a medium of rectified turpentine, varnishes and … Continue reading Fresh off the easel – “Sweet Glance”
Well... since spring has entered my life I have found a way to do some gardening; planting tomatoes, strawberries, blueberries, a fig tree and lots of flowers. I have roses, gladiolus, canna lilies, calla lilies and I have this fabulous magnolia tree that we relocated from the back of the house to the front and … Continue reading What have I been up to?
Like I mentioned before, this is a tribute to my first Carnations and Peonies painting that I recently sold and I missed having around. This time around I did get a little carried away with the petal detail in comparison to the first version.
Since my last post I’ve been distracted with everyday stuff, things that have to be done, at least I felt like they had to be done. I’ve been working on little home improvements like adding a glass backsplash in my kitchen, painting the family, dining, bath and my daughter’s room; you see when I purchased … Continue reading Mildly distracted…
More challenges for me... I figure I would do a still life of these orchids that I just purchased being that there flowers do last a few weeks. Here's what I have from a quick session last night and 2 reference pics. We'll see how it goes...;)