Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Grapes Still Life Contemporary Impressionism Original Art


A Bit of Fruit
oil on panel
6x6"

An early morning painting.   After a cup or two of coffee I decided to sneak in a painting session before the kids awoke and of course ate these grapes.  

My goal is to offer just enough information to engage one in an enjoyable moment.





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Monday, May 30, 2016

Saturday Evening Sunset Driving Landscape Original Art Impressionism


"Saturday Evening"
oil on panel 
6x6"

Cell phones really are a helpful tool.  You never no when inspiration will strike.  My husband and I were at a local home improvement store picking up a new sprinkler for my garden.  When we left for home there was an amazing sunset unfolding.  I was literally taking pictures from the moving  car as we were leaving  the highway from the exit ramp.   

I really didn't think I would get any painting done over the weekend but my kids were all off in different directions and my husband put a new mulching blade on the mower and wanted to try it on the front lawn.  So I ran up to my studio, which used to be a spare bedroom, and grabbed some paint brushes.  Knowing I didn't have much time and may not finish but at least I would get one started for the work week.  Well, I could go on and on, but I will speed this up, the kids brought pizza home for dinner, so I cleaned up and decided I would finish this painting Tuesday after the 3 day weekend.  When I got up this morning I decided I liked the painting just how it is and didn't want to risk over working it.  Besides the inspiration was but a fleeting moment and conveying that in the brush strokes is all a part of the process that I wouldn't want to destroy.  Forgive me if you read this far and are bored I normally don't write that much on my posts.  

Have a great week!
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Sunday, May 29, 2016

Contemporary Impressionism Landscape Simplified Original Oil Painting



"Breathe"
oil on panel 
6x6 "

I brought this painting down to the bare bones.  Simple and fresh.  I wish I could do this every time I paint.  You think keeping it it simple would be easier!

Today we are taking the kids to a small town Memorial Day parade to remember those that gave their lives in service to our country.








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Saturday, May 28, 2016

Sunrise in the Woods Original Daily Oil Painting


"Morning Walk"
oil on panel 
6x6"

I really focused capturing the cool light of the early morning sun shining through the woods.  The forest floor was still wet with dew making everything sparkle.  I wish the photo did this painting justice, it is much more delightful to look at in person.





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Friday, May 27, 2016

Floral Bouquet Original Daily Oil Painting Impressionism


"Charming"
oil on panel 
6x6"

My husband and son stopped at the store for tortillas while I made chicken fajitas.   My son came home with a big smile and handed me this sweet bouquet.   I said, what are these for?  He said because you're awesome!   I am one lucky girl!

I put the flowers in a mason jar on the back porch.  The morning sun was shining through them and I knew I had to paint them.






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Thursday, May 26, 2016

Spring Chicken Baby Chicks Original Oil Paintings Farm Life


"Spring Chick"
Oil on panel 
6x6"

Do you feel like a Spring Chicken?  Most days I don't ;) but watching these youngsters at my feet sure makes me smile.  The dappled sun in the early morning was rejuvenating.

For some reason this scene makes my think of a children's storybook.





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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

What's Up Buttercup? Cow Painting Contemporary Impressionism


"What's Up Buttercup?"
oil on panel 
6x6"

Painting cows is never boring.  The best part,  besides their sweet disposition, is how the sun shines on their beautiful hides.






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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Cows Contemporary Impressionism Daily Oil Painting


"Whimsy"
oil on panel 
6x6"

Because I find cows whimsical!  Thay are so curious.  I kept this as simplified as possible.  A fun little piece.






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Sunday, May 22, 2016

Contemporary Impressionism Spring Storm Clouds Landscape Oil Painting


"Spring Storm Clouds"
oil on panel 
6x6"

No shortage of dramatic skies this spring.  A feast for the eyes for sure.  Here the clouds broke in time for the sunset.  I try to paint these scenes quickly without second guessing and over working the piece in order to keep it fresh and dramatic. 

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Spring Landscape Original Oil Painting Impressionism


"Rainy Fields"
oil on panel  6x6"

I snapped pictures of this scene out my car window in early April.  Spring came in like a lamb.  So warm and sunny.  I could not wait to paint that sky.  I love how the puddles in the foreground reflectes the setting sun in the dark field.

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Friday, May 20, 2016

Sunflowers Garden Impressionism Original Oil Painting


"Sunshine"
6x6" oil on panel


I painted these "sun worshipers" last August.  Garden weather is finally here.  Spring has been all over the board, but I think it is finally safe to put in my garden.  This painting is still available and ready for a new home!  Enjoy your weekend, hopefully outside.


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Sunday, May 15, 2016

Countryside Cruise Summer Spring Landscape Original Oil Painting



"Countryside Cruise"
2015
Oil on panel 
6x6"

A perfect day for a drive in the country. 



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Friday, May 13, 2016

Stars at Dusk Original Oil Painting Impressionism Contemporary


Stars at Dusk 
2015
$105
Oil on panel 
6x6"

As the slips below th horizon and the light changes the colors of the landscape, out come a few twinkling stars.

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Contemporary Impressionism Original Daily Oil Painting


"After the Rain"
Oil on Panel
6x6"
$105

This painting is from this time last year.  Quite appropriate considering the pounding rain we endured last night.

Well I am so pleased to say that our kitchen makeover is almost complete.   I am so ready to log some time in the studio.  


from dark 1970's cave to open, bright, heart of the home.   This took more hours than I can count and we are thrilled with the results.  I don't think I have it in me to do another project for a very long time!  :)



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