Sunday, August 06, 2017

Various projects dating from 2012 to the present.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Coconut Palm

Coconut Palm. Watercolor. 7.25" x 9"


From July 2017 Watermedia Challenge on
Watercolor and liquid acrylic. 9" x 12"

Diced Tomatoes

Watercolor with some digital lettering. 9" x 10.25"

Monday, June 03, 2013

Peacock Proud

The DPW Challenge last week was to simplify or change the background to make the peacock stand out. Follow link to see the reference photo.

Nupastel and charcoal pencil on Mi Tientes pastel paper.

Friday, May 31, 2013

Night Bike ~ Different Ways

From The Different Ways Challenge, Daily Paintworks, on Saturday May 11, 2013
Night Bike

Challenge was to paint the same thing in two entirely different ways. Bike on left is water-soluble pencil on hot-pressed watercolor paper. Bike on right is Sharpie marker on 110 lb. smooth Bristol paper.

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Blue Bowl and Pears

I was not happy with the still life I painted, so I scanned it, chopped it up virtually, and turned it into a collage.

"Pear Varieties of the Serengeti"


Sunday, May 05, 2013

Dahlias and more

These are photos of some work I've done this year. All are watercolor. The third one has some digital collage features.

 "Dahlia" 2/22/13. 
Ref. photo from WDE on WetCanvas.

An earlier version of  "Dahlia," work in progress, 2/22/13. 

 The "Crazy-Making" Challenge from 4/27/13 Daily Paintworks.

 "Clay Rose Creamer" 5/4/13

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Blue movie star

This is supposed to be Elizabeth Taylor but it came out looking like it could be any Hollywood starlet. Inspired by this week's "The Limited Movie Star Challenge" on  The challenge was to paint a portrait of any movie star using a limited palettle. Acrylic on 7"X10" Canson mixed media 98 lb. paper. Background digitally applied.


Saturday, January 09, 2010

First Painting of the New Year

From Jan. 1, 2010 Weekly Drawing Event (WDE) on Oil painting on gallery-wrapped 12" x 12" canvas.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

2009 Portrait Swap

This is my entry for the end-of-the-year Portrait Swap on Karin Jurick's Different Strokes from Different Folks blog. Each of the 180 artists who participated submitted a head-and-shoulders photo of themselves and received an anonymous photo of someone else in return.

We've had three weeks to work on the portraits, which are due tomorrow. This is what I have so far. Any suggestions before Dec. 31?

Be sure to check out the variety of styles and interpretations on Different Strokes From Different Folks. If you'd like to participate next year, look for a notice on Karin's blog around the end of November 2010.

8" x 10" watercolor