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"When I start drawing an ordinary thing , I realize how extraordinary it is , sheer miracle." Frederick Frank

Sunday, April 12, 2009

Laundry Day.

Painted from a photo that I took years ago. Like the patterns of light and shade. sold

Spring Cleaning.

Amelia and her friend were busy cleaning this weekend... for a show... sold

Thursday, March 05, 2009

Pitcher With Vegetables

This is one still life I am doing for a show in Edgefield SC. sold

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

London in the Afternoon

   This is a painting of Amelia moving through the city .   nfs

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Lemons and Carrots.

I am enjoying these Still Lifes .... they don't move. sold

Wednesday, February 04, 2009

Monday, February 02, 2009


The last pose of the day.  

Thursday, January 29, 2009


I started this yesterday and completed it just in time. The leaves are flat , the beets , are losing there color and Millie ( our dog) moved the arrangement. sold

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Still Life With Tangerines.

      Scott and Amelia bought a crate of tangerines so Susie and I stole a few for a still life.


Tuesday, January 27, 2009

The Red Bucket

      Amelia and her best friend left the red  bucket  which soon became the inspiration for this

Monday, January 26, 2009

Friday, January 23, 2009

Life Painting

Katie is still pushing the class to move quickly and paint the whole figure with form and values under 30 minutes. whew..... have a great weekend.

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Dancing Like My Sister.

I am entering this painting in a juried exhibition at Magnolia Plantations. I expecially like how the younger sister evolved . nfs

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Life Painting Jan. 20th.

Another great class with Katie. thanks

Monday, January 19, 2009

Friday, January 16, 2009

Flowers in My Studio

Staying warm inside. The South is freezing .

Thursday, January 15, 2009

A Quiet Moment

An afternoon nap. held .. loved.. sold

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Life Painting

This is a 20 minute painting. Redux is offering a Life Painting class taught by Katie ( very talented and fabulous teacher.) Very freeing and so fun!

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Life Drawing

Well its great to be back to the blog. Hope that everyone had a great holiday . cheers.