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

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Lavender with Grapes

This was the second painting of this beautiful lavender container that I bought from my friend's antique boutique. It has the perfect wabi sabi feel with the rust on the edges . Some how the colors were natural complements.

Friday, July 16, 2010

Covering Up

This is also from the figure workshop last weekend held at Redux Contemporary Studio . This painting is at the Island Gallery on Sullivans Island. 11x14 framed oil to be auctioned off at Redux !!!!

How was your day?

The children often come into my studio after school and I usually start the conversation with, " How was your day?


Thursday, July 15, 2010

Popcorn Plant in Blue Bucket.

working on the practice of negative shapes so I chose to go with simple shapes of this chair . the popcorn plant .... just because


Wednesday, July 14, 2010

The Rhythm of the Day

I especially loved painting the lady in the bright blue dress .. she is having a great time. This painting is for sale in the Island Gallery on Sullivans Island.

Orange Scarf

From a three day workshop on the figure. This is a 8x8 canvas. I started with a contour outline and added color . In order to keep it fresh I worked the paint application with a large brush . My goal was to just apply the paint and leave it