I’ll do anything for those ripe sunflower seeds

Every fall the goldfinches work hard to get every sunflower seed out, even if they have to hang bottom side up. This painting was done from a photo that I took last fall.… Continue reading

Four Seasons in Multimedia

   Four Seasons in Multimedia is the title for a show that I am doing, as the featured artist, in the Wide Awake Club Library in Fillmore.  It will feature some of my new… Continue reading

Chickadee dee dee

We all are very familiar with the call of the chickadee one of our friendly birds.  This painting was done from a photo by Claire Dawson Talbot.  I loved the contrast of the bokeh… Continue reading

Shh I am sleeping

This is a LITTLE scratchboard (2.25″ x 1.5″).  A student brought these small frames so I decided to do something to fit in it.  I thought the koala would like the bamboo on the… Continue reading

Sap gathering

2016 is just coming to an end but that doesn’t stop me from working on my 2018 calendar (I still have a few 2017 calendars left.).  There is no theme to the pictures… Continue reading

2017 Calendar

There is still time to order a 2017 calendar–Garden Glory.  The paintings are all done from scenes from our gardens.  Some are with oil paint while others are done in watercolor.  They are $13.83… Continue reading

Raffle

This painting was done by 9 of us after a workshop given by Sandy Bonnadonna on Morten Solberg.   Because non of us can claim it we will be raffling it off.  Tickets will… Continue reading

My 2017 Calendar

This is my calendar for 2017.  They are finished and ready to purchase.  They are $13.83 plus tax where applicable. Reference material came from photos of our gardens.  It also contains a great poem by Sally… Continue reading

Faces in the Garden

The time has come for me to work on my 2017 calendar.  The theme will be scenes from our garden throughout the year. To me pansies have welcoming little faces and are one… Continue reading

We are small but oh my!

These are small scratchboards.  The square ones are about 3.75 inches and the rectangular ones are 3×5 inches.  I have been doing the scratches with a common pin in an x-acto knife holder.… Continue reading