Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Daily Painting 760 Bird of Paradise

Its oil, knife painted 5 x 7. From a photo I took of the bird of paradise in my yard.
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Monday, December 29, 2008

Daily Painting 759 Kayaking in the Savannas

Its 8 x 10 oil, lots of texture. Its from a photo I took in the Savannas.
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Sunday, December 21, 2008

Daily Painting 758 Golden Fringe Hibiscus ACEO miniature


This is a memory painting, we used to have a big round bush of these in our front yard when I was growing up. Something happened to it, either it froze or my father went pruning crazy. He was of the opinion that if you trim a bush to the ground, it will come back up full and bushy. Well, it will take this treatment sometimes and sometimes not and eventually it will croak.

Someday I want to get another one like it.

Its ACEO size, on a vintage playing card. 2.50 x 3.50 inches. I am not going to put a price on it, make me an offer you can email me here: lori.mcnamara@gmail.com
Whoever gives me the best offer I will send a paypal bill to and the painting is yours.

Saturday, December 20, 2008

Daily Painting 757 Twin Sunshine Hibiscus ACEO miniature

Its ACEO size, on a vintage playing card. 2.50 x 3.50 inches. I am not going to put a price on it, make me an offer you can email me here: lori.mcnamara@gmail.com
Whoever gives me the best offer I will send a paypal bill to and the painting is yours.

Friday, December 19, 2008

Daily Painting 756 SOLD Red Hot Hissy Fit Hibiscus

SOLD I guess this is how I paint when I am in a temper, something happened today that got my dander up and my paints were out and this was the result. I felt a lot better after I painted it!
Its oil, 5 x 7, $100.

Daily Painting 755 Clouds in the Savannas

Plein Air, Alla Prima, 8 x 10, oil. There are a few specks in the sky, they are insects, I will remove them when the painting is dry.
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Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Daily Painting 754 SOLD Pickerel Weed in the Savannas

SOLD Its plein air, alla prima. It was a very cloudy day with a few showers, I got out there, found a nice spot and sat down to paint and it started to rain. So I got up and went under a pavillion. It stopped raining again and I did this one. It was nice out even with the rain, pretty and silvery. Not too hot or cold. I painted it at the Savanna's Preserve State Park off of Walton Road. Its oil, 5 x 7

Monday, December 15, 2008

Daily Painting 752 Gone South for the Winter

One of my patrons challenged me to paint outside of my box, so I went for it. Its 8 x 10, oil, mostly painting knife with lots of details and textures. One of the details is the little pink crab, close up below.
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Sunday, December 14, 2008

Daily Painting 751 Double Reds Miniature Hibiscus Painting


Its ACEO size, on a vintage playing card. 2.50 x 3.50 inches. I am not going to put a price on it, make me an offer you can email me here: lori.mcnamara@gmail.com
Whoever gives me the best offer I will send a paypal bill to and the painting is yours.

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Daily Painting 750 SOLD Miniature Golden Hibiscus


SOLD Its ACEO size, on a vintage playing card. 2.50 x 3.50 inches.

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Daily Painting 749 Miniature Pink Hibiscus

Its ACEO size, on a vintage playing card. 2.50 x 3.50 inches. I am not going to put a price on it, make me an offer you can email me here: lori.mcnamara@gmail.com
Whoever gives me the best offer I will send a paypal bill to and the painting is yours.

Tuesday, December 09, 2008

Daily Painting 748 Fatal Embrace Plein Air Alla Prima


I painted this today out at the Fort Pierce Inlet State Park, I have been wanting to paint this strangler fig for a few years now. Its big, one of my fellow painters was standing behind it and I couldn't even see him. Its 8 x 10 oil,
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Sunday, December 07, 2008

Daily Painting 747 Moonlight Hibiscus

Its finally finished, its 8 x 10, oil.
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Saturday, December 06, 2008

Daily Painting 746 Coming In

Its 8 x 10, oil
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Friday, December 05, 2008

Daily Painting 745 Catamaran work in progress

Its 8 x 10, oil, not for sale at this time.

Thursday, December 04, 2008

Daily Painting 744 Hibiscus Work in Progress

I got these new painting knives for an early Christmas present so I started playing with them right off. They are weird shapes two are like rakes and the third has wavy edges. So I decided to use some black paint because I have lots of it, I rarely use black in my paintings.

When I am trying new things I just try out different strokes on a panel and then scrape them off and keep re-using my paint and cleaning off the panel. I was thinking the knife shapes would make nice leaf veins and edges which it looks like they will do and then I thought I would try some flower shapes too.

My experiment was looking like a painting and so I kept what I was doing and added white to it. I am not sure if I want to add color to the painting or not, I like it as it is, except I want to add the pollen to the stamen ends and do a little more picking here and there. Not for sale at this time, its 8 x 10 oil.

Tuesday, December 02, 2008

My One Woman Show


Here is what I have been doing lately instead of painting! I had just under 60 paintings, above is a collage of a lot of them and my self portrait. Below is me dressed up, I crocheted the purse its out of fun fur yarn. Next two are me when we set up the show yesterday.

The show was put on by Mainstreet Fort Pierce, Inc. http://mainstreetfortpierce.org/
They put on a lovely reception for me, nice music and lots of super food. We had a pretty good turn out, I am guessing 60 people came. I have sold a couple of paintings there so far and maybe a third. It runs till Saturday. Its in the old Beanie Backus home. Beanie was a Florida artist who did beautiful landscapes, I had a few lessons from him.