Sunday, November 11, 2018

Outside the Light

5"x7"
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Not quite sure what to say about this one as a painting, but I very much enjoyed painting it.

Friday, November 9, 2018

Thursday, November 8, 2018

All the Pretty Flowers

9"x12"
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Because a beautiful new plate needs a still life portrait. And a still life portrait needs a shiny glass sphere.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Monarch and Brushstrokes

8"x8"
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Hopefully they have all made it safely to Mexico to shelter for the winter. I'm planting milkweed for their return next year though!

Sunday, November 4, 2018

Path

5"x7"
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When the nights are long, and the county lights the paths with tealight candles and little paper bags.

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Cicada Husk

5"x7" 
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This is why I do daily paintings. So when I pick up a cicada husk and realize it is probably the last one I will find this year, I have a most excellent reason to bring it inside and paint it.

Friday, November 2, 2018

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Sunday, October 28, 2018

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Cemetery I

9"x12"
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Sunset in the cemetery, palm tree in the background, a terribly interesting headstone in the foreground.

Monday, October 22, 2018

Purple Orchid

5"x7"
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Pretty purple orchid. The botanical garden in Richmond have an extraordinary orchid collection.

Sunday, October 21, 2018

Lightbulb

9"x12"
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An experiment. Interesting things happen when the daily paintings get bigger.

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

The Heaviness of Summer

12"x12"
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The idea of a magnolia flower, the magnificent spread of the petals and the wonderful crisp scent.

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Spreading Wings and Water

12"x16"
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Dark water and a little cattle egret glowing against it, monarchs all around like flames.

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Friday, October 12, 2018

Nursery

5"x7"
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My daughter found this shell, which had broken off from an oyster bed. The underlying shell is an incredibly fragile, iridescent one and it had been completely covered in baby oysters before being dislodged by the storm and brought up to the beach. The patterns are wonderful.

Monday, October 8, 2018

Cocoon

9"x12"
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A beautiful intricate little cocoon I found in the backyard on the meadowsweet, most likely belonging to a bagworm. Fascinating little critters.

Sunday, October 7, 2018

Pink in the Distance

9"x12"
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Beautiful quiet landscape, and a whole flock of wild roseate spoonbills being wonderfully colorful in the distance.

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Campsite

9"x12"
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going camping, and painting something I've never painted before. the sky was very dramatic after the thunderstorm.... and see the little deer in the foreground?

Friday, October 5, 2018

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Intercession

8"x8"
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I am delighted the hummingbirds are still here. They are so wonderfully bright in the autumn sunlight. This little fellow in particular is larger than life and very vocal.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Sunrise

5"x7"
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a spectacular thunderstorm had us hiding in the tent for hours and falling asleep very early, so waking up to moonlight on the tent and making it down to the beach with plenty of time for the sunrise was just perfect

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Monday, October 1, 2018

Honeysuckle

5"x7"
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Something I thought would be impossible to paint! I believe I will try again, I rather like how this turned out, although I might have to wait until next year.

Sunday, September 30, 2018

Holy Basil

5"x7"
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My holy basil self seeded all over the garden, coming up everywhere this spring- and the bees adore it!

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Pink Zinnia and Inversion

8"x16"
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Strange little world. Somewhere quiet where I can just focus on textures and contrasts.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

It Is Advised Not To Blink

12"x12"
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Tigers are wonderfully intense animals. I never did figure out what she was looking at.

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Fox and Persimmons I

5"x7"
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A little fable, an abstraction that came from sitting underneath my persimmon tree.

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Red

5"x7"
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Enjoying all the bright colors that come with painting something like a rooster.

Friday, September 21, 2018

Arc

8"x8"
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Sunlight and motion and casual-looking brushstrokes that are actually really difficult to pull off!

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Wednesday, September 19, 2018