Friday, October 2, 2015

New paintings on reclaimed wood

 Having a lot trouble moving pictures around with my iPad. Eventually I'll get it. The 4 pictures on the left are mixed media on reclaimed wood. They are for an silent auction we are having at my church in 2 weeks. The paintings are about 2 feet long by 5" wide. Our logo is a sailboat and that's why I painted the top painting. Underneath it is a detail picture. The angel and her detail are below.  It's been a bit crazy here and next week I leave on Wednesday for a 5day art class in Saluda, NC with Gillian Lee Smith. She's coming all the way from Scotland and I am really excited. Needless to say I wanted to finish these paintings before I leave. I am linking to Paint Party Friday. Eva and Kristin have been faithfully maintaining this site for over 5 years now. Go visit and see all the wonderful artwork. Thanks so much for visiting. I've been a very erratic blogger recently and I so appreciate your visit. Have a blessed and creative weekend.

Friday, September 11, 2015

Big Moon Over Downtown

I finally finished this piece. It's based on a photo of downtown Beaufort, SC which is where I live. It's a real mixed media piece including paint, collage, ink, and charcoal on canvas. I worked quite a while till I was pleased with how it looked. I haven't been in the studio as much as I wanted to be so I was glad to complete this painting.

I am linking to Paint Party Friday which I hope you will also visit. Eva and Kristin have been faithfully hosting this wonderful gallery of art for 5 years. Thanks for visiting. Have a blessed and artsy weekend.

Friday, September 4, 2015

29 Faces September 2015

Didn't get a lot done this week but I am trying to keep up with the 29 Faces challenge.  You can check it out and participate by clicking on the button on my page. My goal is first of all to keep up with the challenge. I've never been able to do that. I am limiting myself to no more than 30 minutes for the sketch and the next day I create an abstract version of the sketch. I sketch and create shadows in pencil and go back over the outlines in pen just so they are easier to see in photos. Keeping it simple

Glad you stopped by today. I am joining in with Paint Party Friday. Eva and Kristen have been faithfully maintaining this site for 5 years now. Go and visit and see a wide variety of wonderful artwork.  Have a blessed and creative weekend.
29 faces 3 and 4
29 Faces 1 and 2