Saturday, September 30, 2006

Daily Painting 20 Banyan Tree and Palms

Big banyan in my back yard, plein air. I was all set to do a little studio painting and the dog wanted out in the late afternoon. The light was so pretty, making stripes of sunshine on the lawn and giving a glow to the tree trunks I had to try and paint it. Its 8 x 10, oil all knife painted.

Friday, September 29, 2006

Daily Painting 19 Porterweed and Moses in the Boat

This was fun, its 5 x 7 and I worked from my photo of my new porterweed plant. Its oil and all painting knife.


Thursday, September 28, 2006

Daily Painting 18 Shed out Back

The photo of the painting isn't too great, the light wasn't the best. Its 5 x7 oil and all knife.

The plant is a porter weed, or rat-tail plant. I just bought it yesterday, I figure on using it for a model one of these days. Thats moses in the boat plant in the back, when the sun shines through the leaves it glows purple, there are some in the painting of the day.

Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Pair of Palms Daily painting 17

Palms at Rock City Garden, plein air from life. 8 x 10 oil, all knife painted. Sold

Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Garden Arch Daily Painting 16

I painted this at Rock City Gardens today, its 12 x 16 oil, all painting knife. Very hot out, 93 degrees.

Monday, September 25, 2006

Woods by the River Daily Painting 15

Daily painting 15, 5 x 7 oil, knife. Studio painting. I had fun with all the details, I put in a close up so you could see them too. The river is in back of you when you look at the painting. Sold.

Sunday, September 24, 2006

Work in Progress

Here is a work in progress. Its big for me, 24 x 48 inches, oil, knife mainly with a little bit of brush in the details.

Saturday, September 23, 2006

Daily Painting 13 Windy Palm Miniature Oil Painting

Cabbage palm blowing in the wind.  ACEO size, oil on watercolor paper. 2.50 x 3.50 inches  $200.

Friday, September 22, 2006

North Beach Jetty Daily Painting 12

5 x 7 oil, knife and brush. The jetty next to the inlet to the ocean. Part plein air and part studio. Sold

Thursday, September 21, 2006

Daily painting 11 Rock City Garden Trees

I started this one Tuesday with the plein air club and finished it today. It was 95 degrees out Tuesday and the painting wasn't going very well at the time. Its 8 x 10 oil, knife and brush. Started from life finished in the studio.

Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Daily Painting 9 River to the South

Little 5 x 7 plein air, oil, all knife. Its the old Fort Park in Fort Pierce. I left out all the docks that are there.

Monday, September 18, 2006

Daily painting 8 Bamboo and Bromies

Today's painting, 8 x 10, oil, knife. Our bamboo and bromeliads. Sold

Sunday, September 17, 2006

Daily painting 7 Golden Bromeliads

This is a 7 x 5 inch painting, all knife, plein air. I painted it in my yard. It was close to sunset and the sandflies were swarming! These are very cool bromeliads, they grow about 7 feet tall at the tip of the flower spike. We have them all over now, started from one baby.

I am looking for a purple leafed bromeliad, I have seen a few in town. They get real big too. If any one has an offshoot they would like to trade for a 5 x 7 painting, I would love to trade with you. Sold

Saturday, September 16, 2006

Daily paintings 3-4-5 and six!

I just got back from my vacation down south, I did the hibiscus first and next the two ocean paintings. All three are 5 x 7s, oil and knife, plein air and the last is the savannahs, its 8 x 10 also plein air. The savannahs and hibiscus are sold.

Friday, September 08, 2006

Daily Painting 2 Florida Garden

This is the second of my daily painting series, I hope I can continue it, sometimes it is difficult for me to do something like this and stick with it. This is a 5 x 7 plein air, oil, mostly knife painted. Its my plants out front. They are doing great this year, lots of them are from plants people gave me and then they just took over. You can click on any of the paintings and see the details better if you want. There is a link below to daily painters, there are a lot of excellent artists there and it is well worth a visit to the site.

Thursday, September 07, 2006

Daily Painting 1 Palm in the Garden

Its 5 x7, oil, plein air. I painted this today looking at the neighbor's palm tree. The bromeliads are blooming and there are some yellow flowers that have showed up all over since the hurricanes. Sold

Tuesday, September 05, 2006

SOLD Rained Out

SOLD This is in the Savannah's state park, very hot today, very few clouds to start. Then the storm below came and it started to pour so I had to pack up quick. Its 12 x 16, oil all knife painted.

Monday, September 04, 2006

Storm in the distance SOLD


This is painted from two photos I took. I used the sky from one photo and the ground and plants from another. I like moving things around, its fun. Its oil, all painting knife and 12 x 16.