Category Archives: Paintings

The Best Part of the Tour

The studio tour starts tomorrow.  I am very impressed with the artists on the tour this year and how this tour is organized. I have attended other tours, but I think ours is the best for a specific reason.  Our tour

The Best Part of the Tour

The studio tour starts tomorrow.  I am very impressed with the artists on the tour this year and how this tour is organized. I have attended other tours, but I think ours is the best for a specific reason.  Our tour

Smalls for the Tour

This painting is a larger one for the studio tour this weekend.  It hangs above a display of small paintings in the Intervals Series.  The smalls are 8 X 8 inches, but have the same voice as the larger ones. 

Smalls for the Tour

This painting is a larger one for the studio tour this weekend.  It hangs above a display of small paintings in the Intervals Series.  The smalls are 8 X 8 inches, but have the same voice as the larger ones. 

Preparing for the Studio Tour

I’ve spent the last few days preparing for the studio tour next weekend.  This painting, METEOR SHOWER, is one of my favorites.  I am continuing to use the layered technique that I have been experimenting with along with some scratching

Preparing for the Studio Tour

I’ve spent the last few days preparing for the studio tour next weekend.  This painting, METEOR SHOWER, is one of my favorites.  I am continuing to use the layered technique that I have been experimenting with along with some scratching

Where Did This Come From?

This new painting has roots in other designs I used in my quiltwork.  For many years I did quilted and embroidered pieces that has the same linear layout as this painting.  For example, this quilted and embroidered piece from many

Where Did This Come From?

This new painting has roots in other designs I used in my quiltwork.  For many years I did quilted and embroidered pieces that has the same linear layout as this painting.  For example, this quilted and embroidered piece from many

A Gift Received

Sometimes a few spoken words can be a gift that is more special than anything tangible could ever be. A while ago, we were enjoying dinner in the home of a friend who owns a few of my paintings.  Another couple, fondly

A Gift Received

Sometimes a few spoken words can be a gift that is more special than anything tangible could ever be. A while ago, we were enjoying dinner in the home of a friend who owns a few of my paintings.  Another couple, fondly

A new painting

Another painting on canvas.  I don’t often use solid layering, but on this piece, I wanted to scrape into the paint to reveal the underlying color.  I used red oxide along with some yellow to give me a lovely background to

A new painting

Another painting on canvas.  I don’t often use solid layering, but on this piece, I wanted to scrape into the paint to reveal the underlying color.  I used red oxide along with some yellow to give me a lovely background to

Painting on Paper 1

Painting on paper…so different than painting on canvas. When I’ve been working on my quilts and turn back to painting, I start on paper.  I start on small pieces of paper to warm up and re-acquaint myself with the feel

Painting on Paper 1

Painting on paper…so different than painting on canvas. When I’ve been working on my quilts and turn back to painting, I start on paper.  I start on small pieces of paper to warm up and re-acquaint myself with the feel