original art

Living in the country, there is so much wildlife to appreciate. Like this cute little American toad, I only noticed because of the lovely mushroom it happened to be beside. We are so fortunate to live in an area full of these creatures. The evenings are loud with their callsRead More →

So after a very long 2018, I found some time this weekend to look at my paintings. These big canvases require lots of paint and time to spread it across their canvas. The Prancing Horse painting is large at 2ft by 3ft. It was wonderful to see the clouds formRead More →

I always have something on the go since oil requires drying time. I try not to use many driers when painting, especially in the final layers, so I have had to really learn patience. It is even worse now that I have begun to use acrylics – which were supposedRead More →

This summer, back from my trip to Europe, I finally had a chance to paint. Well paint on canvas, since the basement walls, floor and our porch had already been attacked by me. Trying to relax on the porch, I couldn’t help but look at the red brick of ourRead More →