Friday, June 30, 2017

Portrait session

This piece was done during a portrait session yesterday...there is a local group that meets once or twice a week to paint from the model...I've been lacking in my participation of late, but want to step up my commitment to join in...I need the practice! Plus the camaraderie is great fun as well!

Friday, June 16, 2017


Just us three chickens around the water basin...nothing to see here!...this reference photo came about quite by chance...driving by a farm later in the day and I spotted a few feathered friends scurrying back to their's a quick push on the brakes...find the farmer and ask permission to "shoot" his chickens! Et voila! Fodder for future do you all gather up your reference material?

Monday, June 5, 2017

Abstract acrylics, anyone?

I've found a new interest...exploring acrylics! Yup...I've thrown that medium into the mix as well as watermixable oils and of course I can't abandon my my studio has been turned upside down and there are tubes, jars, bottles, canvas, paper, palettes, brushes, mediums etc...everywhere! The hard part each day is deciding which type of product will get to come out and play...🎨