Almost Spring….

Clouds6″x 6″acrylic on gessoboard$100Click on here to purchaseIt’s almost spring here in Portland, OR., and the clouds are gorgeous! Listening to while I paint:Audiobooks: Harry Potter Book #5, AGAIN! Read by Jim Dale. He is one of my very   …

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Beijing Hutong

Beijing Hutong8″x 10″acrylic on gessoboardSOLDBuy a print hereMy friend and her family moved to China due to a job transfer. Out of the many pictures she took, there was one of a Beijing alley, or hutong, that I wanted to paint.Wikipedia:”In Beiji…

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Daffodil 7″x 5″acrylic on gessoboardSOLDBuy a print here!A little painting of springtime as we are snowed in here in Portland, OR!Listening to while I paint:Podcast: Off Camera With Sam Jones , hosted by Sam Jones        &…

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10″x 8″
acrylic on gessoboard

This was a commissioned Christmas present. 

         “When Miles, a majestic dachshund-beagle mix, was first adopted in January of 2006, he had no idea he would grow to love playing ball so much. In fact, he didn’t even know how to play! Thankfully for Miles, that didn’t last long. His human got down on all fours and played with dog toys to show him how it’s done, and in no time playing became Miles’s favorite activity. Miles loves all toys, especially those that squeak, have stuffing to pull out, or resemble small creatures. Out of all of the choices, however, the ball is his favorite and, to this day, Miles and the ball are inseparable. Miles is well-loved and lives comfortably in Portland, Oregon, where his human pays his rent, takes him on long walks, and throws the ball for him tirelessly!”

Listening to while I paint:
Podcast: Oh, So Pinteresting, hosted by Cynthia Sanchez
                   American’s Test Kitchen, hosted by Christopher Kimball 
                  Here’s The Thing, hosted by Alec Baldwin
Music: my iPod

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25 in 30

25 paintings in 30 daysHere is my “collage” of the 25 paintings I did during the month of January. About midway through the month, I decided to work in mostly black and white, doing value studies. An art friend told me, it doesn’t matter whic…

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