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Contemplation

My current model Justin. An actor, an athlete, ex air force. And a very nice but intense person. I had a lot of fun painting him, I was very unhappy after the first session, but I am happy with it today after my second session. Now I just need…

On Fire

I haven't posted on my blog here d=for a while... But here is the finished painting of Shelby. On Fire oil, 18" x 24"

Shelby

Our current Monday morning "Pushing Paint" model is Shelby. She is a 1/16th Native American. She is wild, excited, an artist and a musician. I have one more Monday to work on this.      

Thinking of You

Our beautiful Monday model Rani. So full of ideas and ambitions. She is a farmer, a musician, and everything else under the sun. She believes in self sustenance, growing your own food, composting, eating good and exercising. Some may call…

Three Peppers

A wintery windy day today. Looks like the weather is catching up, I sure do hope we get some snow, though I was really enjoying the warm January we had! So here is an indoor still life study for today. I haven't painted under halogens in a…

Lemon Water

We are having unusually warm weather here and warm weather calls for a cooling refreshing drink. Lemon water also reminds me of a good spring cleanse. But, who am I kidding, I know winter or spring storms are somewhere over the horizon. But…

Winter Plains

Another view of the Bill Williams Mountain, with the blue distant mountain standing out against the golden grasses of winter. I actually stood by the side of a 50 mph road where cars zoomed by me every minute or so sending a rumble and almost…

Farm Fresh

These eggs are from our chickens. Lovely, vibrant red and blues and white shell colors and bright orange yolks. I guess it took a lot to get to this painting including raising the little baby chicks to watching them grow. Providing them with…

Heading North

Here is my painting for the Day 21 of the 30 in 30 challenge. Another one that I actually painted over an old painting. I feels like I am just starting to understand the power of oil paints. I come from a  watercolor background so I am always…

Blue Hills and San Francisco Peaks

Blue Hills 8"x 10" oil on panel I did two paintings yesterday, back-to-back, literally.  Painted one, turned around and painted the second one facing the other way. I actually reused some of my pre-used panels that I didn't very…