Monthly Archives: February 2015

Work in Progress – Created with Love: Phase 2

In the first phase of completing this painting, I focused on the amaryllis bloom.  As soon as I got to a certain point, I was ready to tackle the quilt in its entirety. {first day working on the quilt background} I knew this would take A LOT of time and effort, however I LOVE painting […]

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Work in Progress – Created with Love: Phase 1

This year it is my goal to work on a few large and more complex compositions and I thought you may enjoy reading about my process. So today I want to share with you a still-life I began in early January 2015, this post discusses the first phase – focusing on painting the amaryllis flower […]

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First Daffodils of Spring, 14 x 18 inches

First Daffodils of Spring The first spring that we lived in our home I was delighted to discover some daffodils blooming under and around a large oak in our yard. And in the subsequent years I have added more and more patches of daffodils, all in anticipation for the first daffodils to emerge from the […]

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Sorolla: The Masterworks by Blanca Pons-Sorolla

Sorolla: The Masterworks by Blanca Pons-Sorolla Sorolla is the artist I turn to when I want color and brushwork inspiration. And this book delivers. “The Return from Fishing” is one of my favorites because of its large abstract shapes of positive and negative spaces, this painting was exhibited in the Salon de Paris and is […]

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