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

Saturday, March 26, 2011


In my mind all of the Hats Ladies of Hollywood have a regal presence and this painting seemed to capture the Queen .sold

Friday, March 25, 2011

Good Day

My grandfather , Darl would say a good day is when you went fishing and caught fish. The same is true with life painting ... a good day is when you are painting a figure and it's a keeper ! this is a gift to Allison Williamson ... thank you.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

First Bloom on Sullivans

Windy , still cool, and a yes some flowers on the island.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011


Bought by a dear friend who read me her first chapter of her book . I laughed and cried ! Bravo.. cant wait for more chapters.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011


This painting is going to an exhibit in Greenwood , SC. The theme of the show is Caribbean influence.

Sunday, March 20, 2011


As I prepare for the week I want to pause to say thank you for all of your support and comments. From China to Sullivans Island you keep me inspired !

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Oh Life!

One of my favorite expressions .... OH LIFE ! Happy Early Birthday Martha...

Friday, March 18, 2011


Easter Sunday after service.sold

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Feathers of White

A favorite hat from the Hat Ladies of Hollywood SC series.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011


Thursdays figure painting.

Monday, March 14, 2011

Into the Light.

Another great day with The Hat Ladies of Hollywood, SC.

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Sullivans Island

A view of the Harbor from


Thursday, March 10, 2011


Usually Elizabeth will read out loud some of her favorite lines and give us her thoughts . thank you E.

Wednesday, March 09, 2011

Figure and Blue

This is a gift to Life Management's silent auction.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Saturday, March 05, 2011

Friday, March 04, 2011


If I were asked to paint wisdom ...... it would look like this painting.

Thursday, March 03, 2011

A Turn of the Head

When painting from life it is often the subtle shifts that make the painting interesting. Elisabeth needed to stretch her neck which gave us the opportunity to see a new more interesting pose.