Monthly Archives: July 2011

WIP {Echinacea and Bird Nest} & taking a bit of a break, maybe…

Still Life with Echinacea and Bird Nest{24″ x 18″ (61 x 45.7 cm) – Oil on Linen} Hello, Here is the second still life I have been working on, it is of echinacea and a bird nest with a robin’s egg. The echinacea are from my garden and they are the only flowers that are […]

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Sunflowers and Apples {a new still life}

Sunflowers and Apples{24″ x 18″ (61 x 45.7 cm) – Oil on Linen} Hello, I wanted to stop in and share a recently completed painting, it actually was completed a little over a week ago however I had a bit of difficulty in getting a decent photo of it. With the recent high temperature days […]

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7/19/2011 & Taking a break. (for a bit, maybe)

Slim with common chicory, however I believe these pretty blue flowers are anything but common… And a late afternoon with lovely long shadows… +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Also as my pregnancy comes to an end, I may not be able to post for a bit or I might check in and post a diptych or two, if time […]

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Some art supplies are the foundational support when working in oils, often not seen but so very important…

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Quote on Beauty

“How beauty is to be judged is a matter of deliberation. One must bring into it every single thing according to circumstances, for some things we consider beautiful would lack beauty elsewhere”–Albrecht Durer {page 3 of July/August 2011 issue} This week when reading the current issue of Fine Art Connoisseur I was struck by this […]

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