Posts Tagged: acrylic paintings

NIGHT LIGHTS

This painting, NIGHT LIGHTS, started as an exercise in developing my skills with a palette knife. I had a few knives, but wanted more of a selection, so I bought a set of nine in various sizes and shapes. I

NIGHT LIGHTS

This painting, NIGHT LIGHTS, started as an exercise in developing my skills with a palette knife. I had a few knives, but wanted more of a selection, so I bought a set of nine in various sizes and shapes. I

RADIANCE and PROMISE

My latest New Mexico landscape, very close to my heart, painted with saturated colors and passion. These colors are mine…easy to use and easy to envision in a finished work. The image above is not quite as exciting as the

RADIANCE and PROMISE

My latest New Mexico landscape, very close to my heart, painted with saturated colors and passion. These colors are mine…easy to use and easy to envision in a finished work. The image above is not quite as exciting as the

LOOKING WEST

LOOKING WEST is a new painting, delivered last week to Earthen Vessel Gallery in Durango, CO. Breaking my attraction to horizontal landscape formats presented a bit of a challenge, but worked itself out as I “sketched in” the under painting.

LOOKING WEST

LOOKING WEST is a new painting, delivered last week to Earthen Vessel Gallery in Durango, CO. Breaking my attraction to horizontal landscape formats presented a bit of a challenge, but worked itself out as I “sketched in” the under painting.

PURPLE RAIN

Ah…Purple Rain, or any rain! I wanted to do a fun and colorful piece while I was camping in the National Forest last week…no cell service, no internet…just peace and quiet and true solitude. I did two smaller paintings while

PURPLE RAIN

Ah…Purple Rain, or any rain! I wanted to do a fun and colorful piece while I was camping in the National Forest last week…no cell service, no internet…just peace and quiet and true solitude. I did two smaller paintings while

VIRGA near PLACITAS

I think this painting reflects what I have been seeing around Santa Fe for an entire month. The rain threatens…lots of noise and wind, but not a drop reaches the ground. VIRGA, rain that evaporates before reaching the ground, is

VIRGA near PLACITAS

I think this painting reflects what I have been seeing around Santa Fe for an entire month. The rain threatens…lots of noise and wind, but not a drop reaches the ground. VIRGA, rain that evaporates before reaching the ground, is

COLD FRONT AT TAOS PLATEAU

This painting was a risk for me. The entire palette is much darker than I usually use. At times, I thought it was too dark, so I continually moved it from my easel to the living room to outside and

COLD FRONT AT TAOS PLATEAU

This painting was a risk for me. The entire palette is much darker than I usually use. At times, I thought it was too dark, so I continually moved it from my easel to the living room to outside and

The Rio Grande at Caballo

This is the second piece I added to the gallery last week. I planned on painting a quiet piece and thought that the dammed up Rio Grande near Caballo fit the bill. Caballo, NM is just south of T or

The Rio Grande at Caballo

This is the second piece I added to the gallery last week. I planned on painting a quiet piece and thought that the dammed up Rio Grande near Caballo fit the bill. Caballo, NM is just south of T or

Waldo Canyon Wind

Waldo Canyon Wind is the painting that sat on my easel for about three days while I contemplated what I needed to do with the sky. I wanted some direction to the clouds, started to place a few and, voila,

Waldo Canyon Wind

Waldo Canyon Wind is the painting that sat on my easel for about three days while I contemplated what I needed to do with the sky. I wanted some direction to the clouds, started to place a few and, voila,

AFTER THE RAIN

It has been a busy two weeks! I started on a horizontal landscape that just didn’t want to cooperate, so I thought I would start another piece and take a break from the first. AFTER THE RAIN is the result.

AFTER THE RAIN

It has been a busy two weeks! I started on a horizontal landscape that just didn’t want to cooperate, so I thought I would start another piece and take a break from the first. AFTER THE RAIN is the result.

ABIQUIU LOWLANDS

Some things don’t go as planned, but take a turn…this time for the better. I began this painting, as I stated in my previous post, with Elephant Butte, NM in mind. It wasn’t quite developing that way, so I let

ABIQUIU LOWLANDS

Some things don’t go as planned, but take a turn…this time for the better. I began this painting, as I stated in my previous post, with Elephant Butte, NM in mind. It wasn’t quite developing that way, so I let

MESA AT THE GALISTEO RIVER

I delivered this piece to the Tapestry Gallery in Madrid, NM last week. It plays well with the others on display. I have been having a good time painting in this narrow horizontal format and it seems to be appeal

MESA AT THE GALISTEO RIVER

I delivered this piece to the Tapestry Gallery in Madrid, NM last week. It plays well with the others on display. I have been having a good time painting in this narrow horizontal format and it seems to be appeal

VACCINE…finished

This is the second piece in the sub-series of the Covid 19 paintings, one of three 36×36 pieces. The vertical stripe on this one helps to keep the virus out until it reaches the vaccine on the right side of

VACCINE…finished

This is the second piece in the sub-series of the Covid 19 paintings, one of three 36×36 pieces. The vertical stripe on this one helps to keep the virus out until it reaches the vaccine on the right side of

QUARANTINE….complete

QUARANTINE is painting number 4 in the Covid series. This piece is the first in a pre-planned sequence. Playtime is over and I am following a more structured plan for this series. I have three 36 inch square canvases that

QUARANTINE….complete

QUARANTINE is painting number 4 in the Covid series. This piece is the first in a pre-planned sequence. Playtime is over and I am following a more structured plan for this series. I have three 36 inch square canvases that

Finding my Way

First things first….I did not like the first painting in the Covid series…the one I posted last week. It was a good practice piece, but needs improvement, or maybe something else…. I have moved on to painting no. 2 and

Finding my Way

First things first….I did not like the first painting in the Covid series…the one I posted last week. It was a good practice piece, but needs improvement, or maybe something else…. I have moved on to painting no. 2 and

In a Quandary

I am in a quandary. As you know, I love to paint, but I also have found great pleasure in working with textiles again. And loving to paint also works into the fabric sculptures because I paint the fabric. Yes,

In a Quandary

I am in a quandary. As you know, I love to paint, but I also have found great pleasure in working with textiles again. And loving to paint also works into the fabric sculptures because I paint the fabric. Yes,

A Good Year

It has been a very good year and I am grateful. I thank each of you who took home one of my paintings as a reminder of your visit to New Mexico. Have a happy and healthy 2020! …..from the

A Good Year

It has been a very good year and I am grateful. I thank each of you who took home one of my paintings as a reminder of your visit to New Mexico. Have a happy and healthy 2020! …..from the

the NEW Tapestry Gallery is Open

The new Tapestry Gallery is open in Gypsy Plaza in Madrid, NM. My landscapes are beautifully displayed along side many other fine artists. Handwoven garments, felted hats and lovingly crafted fine art ceramics make for an elegant and inviting atmosphere.

the NEW Tapestry Gallery is Open

The new Tapestry Gallery is open in Gypsy Plaza in Madrid, NM. My landscapes are beautifully displayed along side many other fine artists. Handwoven garments, felted hats and lovingly crafted fine art ceramics make for an elegant and inviting atmosphere.

A Raven Break

I took a break from painting landscapes… six ravens will land in WOW! Gallery in Santa Fe tomorrow. Four will be in the Collector’s Gallery, affordable for the first time art buyer. The one above and the one below, complete

A Raven Break

I took a break from painting landscapes… six ravens will land in WOW! Gallery in Santa Fe tomorrow. Four will be in the Collector’s Gallery, affordable for the first time art buyer. The one above and the one below, complete

Galisteo Basin

I spent this week in my studio at home…painting, painting and more painting….the perfect week! …from the studio

Galisteo Basin

I spent this week in my studio at home…painting, painting and more painting….the perfect week! …from the studio

Small landscapes

A few small landscapes…4×12 inches….to compliment the larger ones. I am having so much fun!

Small landscapes

A few small landscapes…4×12 inches….to compliment the larger ones. I am having so much fun!