DAY 78 Designer Tea Towel ~ Inspired by my painting

Designer Tea Towel

Remember the painting of the Black Eyed Susans from Day 53 And the Towel and Fabric Designs from DAY 57 Well, the sample towels are in!! I changed the placement of the border and used the diagonal stripe instead of the reverse … Continue reading

DAY 77 A Rooftop Party ~ Painting Progression

Rooftop Party, 36  x 24, mixed Media on gallery wrap canvas, $1500 PURCHASE

Painting Progression There is a progression associated with today’s painting. I started this canvas last November. It began as a charcoal and wash drawing on canvas (below.) The drawing was out on exhibit from January until just recently. When it … Continue reading

DAY 75 Priceless Princess ~ 365 Precious Moments

child at play

There is something about working tiny that focuses me so narrowly, it is more like meditation than painting. The fact that there is so little at risk with a tiny canvas, a few brush strokes and just a little time … Continue reading

DAY 74 Beach Baby ~ 365 Precious Moments

beach babies

After a week of working on the big paintings, I needed a break. I attended a creativity program at the church. I enjoyed meeting everyone and hearing so many different ideas about creativity. When I returned to the studio to … Continue reading

DAY 67 Sunlit Cloud Painting ~ 365 Precious Moments

cloud painting

I have  been working on several cloud paintings since last week when I did the one from Dinan, and the one from the Chesapeake Bay. I was working on them again today and this larger canvas from several winters ago … Continue reading

DAY 65 ~ Cloud Paintings ~ 365 Precious Moments

cloud painting in process

I am working on this oil painting this week. While the practice of painting daily is a  beneficial discipline, I don’t want it to occlude my larger or more involved paintings. And so I thought it a good idea to … Continue reading

DAY 61 The Blue Pitcher ~ Mixed Media Painting

floral wysteria window

I started this painting quite some time ago and had laid it aside. Some paintings seem to need a longer incubation period than others. This one needed me to complete the 60 prior in this series, which brought me to … Continue reading