Tag: Christine Holzschuh

Downhill

This painting  is an oil version from a series I did in acrylics.  The previous paintings were for a book I made for my grandchildren, the oil paintings are for a show my art group is exhibiting in August.  I am excited about this because my paintings will probably appeal to kids and I am…

True Story 7"x7" oil

Really it is a "True Story."  I was cleaning out my studio and had the doors open (I have garage doors on my studio so that I can work "outside" when the weather is warm enough).  A hummingbird flew in, got confused and couldn't figure out how to exit.  I anxiously watched as it first…

I Do! 7"x9" oil

I painted this from a photo that was emailed to me for a commission.  I love the image because it has a strong story even if I don't know exactly what it is.  This couple is getting married in a few weeks, and I wish them a great deal happiness.  There are so many things…

Raven 9"x12" oil

Several weeks ago there was a challenge to paint a raven on Daily Paint Works.  I am a bit late with it, but I finally got around to it.  It seems like everyone eventually paints a raven or a crow.  I like it because of the dramatic high contrast design.  I used lots of different…

Drawing 9"x7" oil

I like this painting because of the composition.  The dark shadows are like an object in itself.  I mixed purple with a very dark blue to get this color, but on the monitor it looks black.  When I showed my husband, he commented, "Oh it's your mom."  He is right, it does look like her,…