Day 9 January 2017 30 in 30 Challenge T.I.R.E.D. As I write this I’m not sure this will get posted for Day 9 so we’ll see how it plays out. Since Friday, I have been all things ‘outdoor exhibit’. Setup on Friday, show opening on Saturday only to be hit by torrential rains at 1:00. We … read more
I fell in love with this photo my niece posted on Facebook. Knowing how she and her family felt about their pets, I painted Daisy after having previously painted Amber and Buddy, their shetland sheep dogs. Painting pets is very rewarding and loads of fun to do. There is so much love between pets and … read more
Buddy was supposed to be a quick sketch for a larger planned painting. In these quick sketches I don’t use any pencil drawing but rather, paint shapes to see how to flow my brush and try out color schemes. But I got caught up painting Buddy as he is the son of Amber whom I … read more
Amber lives in Hawaii with my sister and whom I have never met. However, she is such a beautiful dog that I was captivated and wanted to paint her. Doing portraits, animals or people, is such a wonderful experience of intimacy. On sees into the subject at a very deep level.