Day 4 January 2017 30 in 30 Challenge My husband kept himself busy while I was away for the holiday and took pictures of our neighborhood pelicans. I love the pose of this one. My inventory of pelicans was low and this fits nicely into my painting goals for upcoming outdoor shows.
Day 1 September 2016 30 in 30 Challenge The 30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge is upon me and another 999 artists around the world. This is quite the event and I believe I have participated in all since September 2013. This twice a year event provides all sorts of benefits to the artist. I … read more
This albatross continues my series of black and white paintings (white a dash of color). Obviously I love painting birds. Their colorations and textures are exciting to me. I am considering what 3rd bird to add to this particular series. The first was Cormorant. I have many other paintings set up to go, but finding time … read more
A familiar face, this pelican. And yet another pose.
Bright, sunny, cooler days and the pelicans can be seen flying in formation, dive bombing into the ocean, or strutting their stuff. This pelican knew he/she was a star. Turning this way and that, but holding the pose long enough for onlookers to whip out their smartphones and snap a shot. I’d photographed ‘him’ last … read more
Since ‘my’ pelican friend so graciously posed for me, I will be painting a series, though probably not all at once. I have my eye on a few other subjects. I spent a lot of time on this painting. Not having to break my neck to do a painting a day, I allowed myself to … read more