Monday, April 4, 2016


Semi - Impressionist Abstract Expressionist
10 x 10 acrylics on hardboard

"Hues of Summer"

Sunday, April 3, 2016


 18 x 10 hardboard panel which I pretextured with modeling paste, let dry, then gessoed.  
2. Preliminary application of specially mixed oil colors & Liquin; left to dry again. 
3. Today the crowning touch of drybrushed highlights!
1. "sketch" in Modeling Paste
2. laying in basic values, etc.

3. Final depiction of: "FURY"

Friday, January 30, 2015

Sonoran Sunset

Final day of challenge! I thought a sunset would be fitting, so this one ended up in the desert.  6 x 8" Oils on canvas. Really had fun with this one, almost just 'happened'.

  oils palette and color list 

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Sir Winston

I saw Mr. Churchill's image on some news site today and decided: "okey, been wanting to do his portrait, so I may as well today, for Day 29!"  This is what you call a pastel painting, done with Pan Pastels.   measures 8 x 9". 

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

The Popular Poppy

Day 27: "The Popular Poppy"
8 x 8" acrylics on stretched canvas. Although this image looks bright enough to be color enhanced, I swear it is not..even took the photo outside on my porch in the fading daylight!

Monday, January 26, 2015

Pink Pursuit

Acrylics 8 x 10" on canvas panel.
This morning I was destined to do something in light pink !!

Sunday, January 25, 2015


For Day 25 I chose 2 very different shaped shells from my collection, with one dominating with its size and beauty.
Painted in acrylics on 4 x 4" Clayboard*.
*(finally got used to the nice smooth surface, using to its advantage..ordered some more of this stuff the other day)!

Saturday, January 24, 2015


7 x 8" Mixed Media: acrylics with pastels
"Before I formed you in the womb
 I knew you"  Jer.1:5

Friday, January 23, 2015