Sunday, May 29, 2016

If By Sea

9"x12"
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I just needed to do another one of my darling robot goldfish! Swimming out into the world....

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Friday, May 27, 2016

Washed Ashore

8"x10"
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Just a study in contrasts.... and shadows.... and shiny and soft and all the pretty greens.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Low Tide

8"x10"
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I'll let you in on a little secret- clouds are HARD to paint. They look all fluffy and innocent and forgiving, but really they're impossible. I'm proud of this one though, and it really had to be painted... so beautiful.

Friday, May 20, 2016

I'm disappearing for a few days....

Out of town getting inspiration! I'll be back soon to share, I promise.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Unicorn Skull and Strawberries

11"x14"
sold

Clearly I used up all my creativity on the painting, leaving none at all for the title.... I love it though! A unicorn skull from my collection, and some strawberries my daughter and I got from a local u-pick.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Deer Skull

12"x12"
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Just something beautiful and delicate that I had to paint. I love how the colors came out!

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Balance

5"x7"
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More delicious berries! I'm not a gifted balancer, it was hard to get them to pose like that.... but it makes me happy. That and the shiny, of course.

Friday, May 6, 2016

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

The Black Rooster

5"x7"
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Yesterday's bone-white skull, and today's black rooster.... things are very colorful for me lately, and I love it.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Skull and Reflection

8"x10"
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Look at all the beautiful colors in the whites and greys! This came out so well.....

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Dreams of Dreams

9"x12"
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Yep, definitely doing an art festival this weekend. I'm really enjoying the doodles around the edges with these paintings lately!

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Lantern Light

9"x12"
sold

The return of the robot goldfish. And something else is in the deep as well.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Captain

11"x14"
commission

And here's a kitty cat as Captain Jack Sparrow, who quite possibly has the best costume ever. I love his attitude.

The Cavalier

11"x14"
commission

Isn't this just too much fun? The fabric on this one, and all the textures.... LOVE it.

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Sunday, April 17, 2016

After Midnight

8"x10"
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So I am doing the Durham Art Walk in a couple of weeks, so I see a lot of silly little paintings in my immediate future.

Thursday, April 14, 2016

With a Pearl Earring

11"x14"
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.... I suppose a critter painting inspired by such a famous portrait was inevitable!

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Monday, April 11, 2016

Flying Bartlett

5"x7"
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Yep, you've seen this pear before. Kindof. But now it's much brighter and brushier and I love how round and lovely it is!

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Red

5"x7"
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A brushy, bright sort of rooster on a windy day. He's a delight, really he is.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Rooster in the Dahlias

12"x12"
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Look, pretty bright colors! And kind of a stained glass effect. Experimenting is always interesting.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

The Joy of the Water

11"x14"
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Hopefully mermaids aren't going to catastrophically offend anyone- I'm so glad summertime is coming!

Sunday, April 3, 2016

The Big Blue Sea

9"x12"
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I have to say, it tickles me to pieces to have an ongoing theme of chickens and roosters floating around in diving helmets for paintings.

Saturday, April 2, 2016

Pet Portrait Commission

11"x14"

And this little lady.... look at those ears! And her outfit is just wonderful :D

Pet Portrait Commission

11"x14"

Aren't they just the cutest critters?

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Ginger

5"x7"
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And another kitty! That eye came out so beautifully I just couldn't take the painting any farther.

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Blue

5"x7"
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Pretty kitty. Not the best photo of the painting, unfortunately.... but I think you can get the feel.

Friday, March 25, 2016

Black and White

5"x7"
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I just finished a crazy-complicated painting, and am in the middle of a complicated commission- so I took a break and painted this little critter.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Monday, March 21, 2016

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Rainbows at Sea

5"x7"
sold

Trying to figure out how to paint an octopus. Also iridescence.

Friday, March 18, 2016

Monday, March 14, 2016

Sunday, March 13, 2016

Portrait of a Gentleman

9"x12"
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Inspired by a lovely portrait by the Dutch painter Jacob Bakker. Except, you know, I got a goat to come pose for me.