This painting is also going to be in the Food show. The painting is the inside of a pumpkin and painted in oil. I happen to love this painting. I love painting different Squash. The size is 29" x 25" framed.
Here is my third small painting. I love doing these and have the next one ready to go. I also am almost done my third silk scarf. EW Poore Gallery just sold another one today. It will be hard for me not to show my scarves until the November show. Oh well, will just have to do it. My framer just made a new frame for me to stretch a square scarf on. I am excited and plan to stretch as soon as I finish this blog. It's a gorgeous day today. Enjoy!
Yesterday I painted the Mushrooms. I was pretty happy with it. I think next time I will do less background. Doing a painting everyday is actually a little hard but really gets you going. I did another one today and will post it tomorrow. I am trying not to noodle and to place the color and leave. For a perfectionist this is not easy.
I am trying to do a 6" x6" painting a day. Here is my first one, White Iris, Acrylic, July 6, 2009. I am also painting a 24" x 24" Sunflower and Blue Vase. It is looking good so far and I am also working on a silk scarf 11" x 58". Having a good day and enjoying my summer. I like working on my scarves in the evening. I realized that when I work on satin, I really have to be heavy with the resist. The weather is gorgeous sunny and not to hot. It is not raining, how wonderful.
I have been an artist for as long as I can remember. I went to college when I was 37 years old. I loved it so much, I was a sponge and absorbed anything and everything about art. I started out wanting to be a portrait artist but ended up using pencil and colored pencils. I made quite a name for myself with my drawings. I won many awards. When I needed a break from that I went into oil sticks and just loved them and again did very well with awards. I finally went back to my oils but always felt frustrated with them I wanted to be free from all constraints, I am now working in acrylics and loving them. So now the sky is the limit. I just want to go and do everything I feel and want to express.