Videos of Paintings


Well I have been a busy bee painting and making videos. I am planning some online classes that I am going to launch soon. In the meantime I have been busily creating videos of paintings that I did some years ago. I recorded the videos because I had intended on doing these online classes all…

Red Poppies


I have been working many hours to ensure that my artwork is visible in may places on the internet. One such place is Fine Art America. I am sponsoring this page to see if it will indeed make my painting available on the first page of the search for Red Poppies. Won’t you help by…

Keeping My Promise


It’s a great day (well it is after 8 now so I guess it’s night). But I am keeping my promise to write or share something every week. Today I quickly share what I am working on. This painting is a 36 x 48 inch oil painting on canvas. There is still quite a bit…

Photography & Paint


Oh my it has been a long time since I posted on here…it kind of feels like being away from home…have I bitten off more than I can chew? I don’t think so, I think it is just a matter of getting into a flow and I am certain that will happen soon. Today I…

A Pseudo-Graffiti Painting and a Video


Do you all remember the post I made about painting a large profile photo of a client? Well I finally took the time to make a video about BOTH the painting and the photo session. This gives you an idea of what I was talking about. Enjoy….BTW I LOVE your feedback. Thanks for taking time…

Letting Go with Joy, Love & Peace.


It is said that an artist is their own worse critic…well I certainly have been. I know it is a good thing to take pride in my work and always push the boundaries in order to achieve the level of painting that I want to achieve; not comparing myself but to be better than I…

Blue and Blue Two


It has been so exciting and inspirational to paint these two beauties. They came about because of my desire to create stunning portraits by using hand painted canvases as backdrops….marrying two art forms that I am deeply involved with. I have so many ideas of making unique fine art portraits using beautiful paintings running through…

Rare Hand-Painted Canvases


I was invited to show some of my work last summer at an annual art show in Inglewood. It was so much fun to set up my work and see people’s responses. My friend who invited me had pointed out that she saw similarities in my work and the work of Gustav Klimt. Above you…

A Record of Life Captured on Canvas.


Painting …the experience …the effort …the time …the growth …the beauty …the heart …the love all of these treasured elements and much more are the priceless attributes that form the finished piece of art. I have been working on this 24″ x 24″ oil painting for several weeks, to be fair some of that time…

Cheryl


 16 x 20 oil on canvas This young lady has my heart! She is the youngest of all of my children and the only one left at home. She is now only a few short days away from graduation which will be the close of another chapter in her life and the beginning of a…

Rise Above


Click image to view larger 16 x 20 oil on panel available My younger sister always used to say “water off a duck’s back” whenever anyone was faced with adversity. She would motion with her hand as if stroking the back of a duck…that movement looked like an airplane diving and then at the last…

Andree in the Light.


Click image to view larger. Andree in the Light 16 x 20 oil on panel “When I first started painting I just thought it was something I’d like to do — and if I could make some money at it, then I didn’t have to get a job! As I went further into it, I…