I miss Sam the most at night. He's the first thought that comes into my head when I wake and the last before i fall asleep. I can't believe a whole year has gone by since he started boarding at his school. I am still adjusting.
Friday, July 24, 2009
Wednesday, July 22, 2009
I am preparing for my son Max's high school grad party this Saturday so I haven't picked up a paint brush in over a week. I am so over anxious to get back to my studio. Maybe anxious isn't the right word. It doesn't take much to inspire me so the time off has been good. Plus my house is getting cleaned and organized which is something I would have never done otherwise!
Monday, July 20, 2009
Zach and Max hanging out with some friends enjoying the backyard. Abbey begging.
Weekend In Portland
Way cool Portland ME. Check out the cute guy getting me a drink at the famous Portland Lobster company!
Thursday, July 16, 2009
In The Bedroom
Lately I have been doing a lot of experimenting with subject matter and technique. It's fun and different but I realized that I need to get back to what I love to paint. This is a small gem I just finished.
8x10 on stretched linen/cotton.
Tuesday, July 14, 2009
Tribute To Vermeer
This is an updated version of a painting I did a while back. I just love everything about Vermeer's paintings. This painting is 16x20 done with acrylics on stretched canvas.
Thursday, July 9, 2009
This is my latest painting. 8x10 on stretched canvas
Peonies are one of my favorite flowers even though I don't have any planted in my garden. Maybe next year.
Tuesday, July 7, 2009
I have been interested in tackling a more abstract type painting involving flowers. This year our garden is really beautiful and I love being able to cut fresh flowers for my table. Looking closely at a flower I am amazed by the design. The complexity, the symmetry not to mention the COLOR! This piece is 16x20 done on stretched canvas with painted sides. No frame is necessary. First in a series of abstract florals.
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