Thursday, May 28, 2009

Hinterland 2 - plein air

8x10 oil on panel. 2 weeks ago took myself out for some plein air painting on my birthday. Went to one of my favorite places on earth - the end of the world -past Horseneck beach in Westport Mass. I could spend the rest of my life painting on this little strip of beach, there are sooooo many subjects...from the ocean to the campers and their people....there will be more I am sure

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Old Salts - daily painting, beach scene

6x6"oil on gessobord
took a break from the commission/gallery work and did this. A Couple of Old Salts. It was the white socks that got me....they screamed out to be painted. :)

Have a happy unofficial start to summer!!! see you tuesday

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Take Me Away - and another blog mention and multitasking!

nfs - Take Me Away 8x10

a wedding gift for my cousin and his sweet bride who recently got married on the beach in Mexico.

Also check out the gorgeous design blog Zuniga Interiors! The lovely Michelle mentioned my art there last week and I am honored, such talent over there!! check it HERE


Currently, one of those "Calgon,take me away" moments seems pretty good. Painting, shipping,commisssions,framing, and working on my website (up and running soon) among other things...ya know Multitasking!!! and Oh yeh, this little note showed up this morning :


so if anyone would like to take me on their beach vacation, i'ld be happy to come along take some photos and paint for you! Calgon Take Me Away.....

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

skyline at dusk -daily painting,plein air,postcard from RI

6x6" oil on gessobord. - quick plein air - done from my car - of my favorite little city skyline,or part of it: Providence. got my paints stashed in the car again, for quick get away painting sessions. Which Ive missed and now that its nice out, hope to be doing more ...

Friday, May 15, 2009

A Little Reflecting - daily painting, beach scene

6x6" oil on gessobord panel.
a little beach scene, a little reflecting. My little daily paintings will be sporadic over the next week or two - loads to do. All good :) happy weekend to all

Thursday, May 7, 2009

Beach 1 -daily painting,beach scene

6x6 oil on masonite panel. running out of titles for these little beach scenes! more palette knife - more think paint. and tons to do ...

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Beach Find -daily painting, beach scene

8x8" oil on masonite. In the interest of loosening up my paintings, today I challenged myself to do a painting entirely with a palette knife and this is it.

This is a good exercise and you will see its effects in the next couple of paintings posted.

*** Also, the lovely and talented Laurie Pyszowski mentioned me on her "Favorite Things" blog today! Check it out here - how much do I love love love her header??!! Be sure to check out her paintings on silk too, just gorgeous! I especially love the lobsters!--- swoon.

thank you Laurie!!

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Moms Time Out

12x12 " oil on masonite panel and beautifully framed and available through the
Rachel Thompson Gallery .

the Wed. theme for May at Daily Painters Gallery
is "Mothers" so Moms Time Out is my addition...but I'm thinking of making it a theme for the week. Moms at the beach is one of my favorite subjects....

Sunday, May 3, 2009

Daily Walk -daily painting, beach scene

6x6" oil on masonite. This is a guilt post. I spent the ENTIRE weekend gardening and neglected walking my poor dog AND painting! this is one I did last week :)