PURPLE WATER LILY

When Red and Blue Don’t Make Purple…

My sister and I were having a painting day because she wanted to try my oil paints before deciding to buy some for herself or not. This day I chose a purple water lily from my iStock photo collection to reference for my painting. I quickly discovered that Continue reading “PURPLE WATER LILY”

“RAULE”

The Progression of “Raule”…

I love painting portraits, I find them pleasantly challenging. I have pulled out my oil paints for this one because I haven’t touched them for a few years, and why not right?

I decided to take pictures as the painting progressed Continue reading ““RAULE””

ARIZONA SUNSET

A Castle in the Sky…

While visiting Phoenix, Arizona, I was driven up a large hill called South Mountain to Dobbins Lookout. I have to say the drive up made my stomach somersault into tight nauseating knots, but once we got up there…¬†man, that view!

We arrived at twilight Continue reading “ARIZONA SUNSET”

TWO IN ONE

The Joys of Washing…

Once again I find myself in my iStock photo stash, and there is a flower field basking in warm morning sunshine so I decided I would like to make an abstract version. Still interested in trying out digital painting I went ahead using a soft round brush. I have now Continue reading “TWO IN ONE”

WILDFLOWERS BESIDE OLD FENCE

Oil Painting – It Takes Practice…

I paint mostly in acrylics because that is the medium that was focused on in my youth, however,¬†recently I was given some oil paints. I have painted with oil paint in the past, but because it was so different from acrylic, and needs a lot more supplies, I Continue reading “WILDFLOWERS BESIDE OLD FENCE”

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