Monthly Archives: March 2015

Paperwhites and Bottles, 16 x 12 inches

Paperwhites and Bottles This winter I was given some paperwhite bulbs from my sister. It was an appreciated gift that kept on giving through the gray months of January and February. ……………………………………………………………. Framed Painting: $1250 Available for Sale, Principle Gallery, Alexandria, VA {16″ x 12″ – oil on linen}

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Painting Flowers from Life, a 2-day Workshop

This past weekend, I taught a semi-private workshop that focused on the joys and challenges of painting flowers from life. I was motivated to come up with this specific workshop because when I first began to use flowers in my still-life setups I often had my flowers fade and wilt before I had finished the painting. […]

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Created with Love, 36 x 24 inches

Created with Love This painting holds a special spot in my heart. The quilt in the painting is an effort of the heart, the arcs were from my husband’s great-grandmother and I finished piecing the quilt and then went on to hand quilt it. ……………………………………………………………. Framed Painting {36″ x 24″ – oil on linen} ……………………………………………………………. […]

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WIP: Created with Love, Final Phase

Created with Love Created with Love, my first painting of 2015 is officially finished. To me, a painting becomes complete when I take down its still-life setup. No longer can I take the painting back into the studio to putter and fine-tune areas, in truth I can always return to a painting and add to […]

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