This was a new challenge for me – painting my son’s beloved dog Roxy. Acrylic, on Gesso Board 8″ x 8″
Painted from real life in acrylic on Strathmore Mixed Media paper, 6×8 inches. I made a great effort to establish the color tones of this little painting and it was a challenge especially the leaf – but it was great fun, especially the color part. Gourds are a joy to paint.
Watercolor still life, on Fabriano extra white cold pressed w/c paper. Painted from real life using some of my favourite autumn things – dried hydrangeas and chinese lanterns. I tried to capture the texture and crispness.
Painted alla prima, on Fabriano 140 cold press paper using Windsor & Newton watercolors. I love the textural effects of foliage in late autumn and have tried to capture this here in this still life painting.
Still Life painted alla prima in acrylic on gesso panel 12" x 12".
Painted in acrylic on Strathmore mixed media paper – vellum surface 6" x 8". This piece was great to paint as the flowers were dried from last summer from my garden and unlike fresh flowers they would never wilt!
A watercolor painting done on D'Arches cold pressed paper, 9" wide x 7" long.
A semi-abstract painting. Done in acrylic on canvas, 20" wide x 16 " long. I am decidedly on the road to some abstract work with an emphasis on floral form.
I painted this alla prima in acrylic on Strathmore Mixed Media paper 6" x 8". This piece is a continuing exploration of color, semi-abstract expressionistic style.
A painting done in acrylic from real life on Strathmore Mixed Media Paper -vellum surface 6" x 8". I gave 6 of these roses away to my daughter-in-law and kept the others for me! They had to be painted.
Painted in acrylic, on watercolor paper 9" x 12". I started out with a rather realistic subject which became the start of an abstract expression in the end. I'm wondering if you can identify the realistic subject matter.