Monthly Archives: August 2017

Why I Teach Painting Classes

When I first started painting with oil in late 2006, I struggled to understand and apply everything about the medium all at once, but when I switched my mindset from having to focus on everything all together to narrowing my attention to mastering one fundamental of painting at a time, things really began to take […]

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Fall 2017 Classes

Are you interested in learning to realistically paint with oils with a great deal of personal attention? If so, I will be teaching three classes this autumn. FLORAL STILL LIFE WITH OILS at the Arts of Great Falls Wednesdays from 2 PM to 5 PM Meeting on these days: September 30, October 7, 14, 21, […]

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Peaches and Quilt, 7 x 9 inches

Peaches and Quilt Whenever I want to revel in color and luscious and thick paint, I paint peaches. There is something so warm and yummy about painting peaches. Emotionally peaches remind me of summer and my grandfather, and whenever I was with him, I knew was being looked after and loved. Sometimes I find it […]

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Sunburst Lemon Aura Sunflower, 8 x 6 inches

Sunburst Lemon Aura Sunflower A lovely new hybrid sunflower growing in my garden this summer. When I painted this sunflower, my daughter Naomi immediately identified that the sunflower was missing its dark brown center, and to her mind, it was all wrong. This is when I brought up that these sunflowers have been around for […]

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“Sisa” Dahlias, 8 x 8 inches

“Sisa” Dahlias It is always exciting when flowers I dreamed about and ordered in the spring begin blooming. This year I ordered 23 different dahlia tubers, and the variety “Sisa” is the first to really take off and bloom for me. ……………………………………………………………. Framed Painting Available for Sale, $900, please email me for details {8″ x […]

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