Monday, May 28, 2012

Blue Ears

This is my entry for the Daily Paint Works "Polka Dot" Challenge submitted by Carol Marine, (a wonderful artist). I made up the background to meet the criteria. I think patterns are fun and this maybe somewhat of a new direction. At least it was fun to try anyway. This is a 6x6, acrylic on cradled wood panel. SOLD

Sunday, May 20, 2012

The Flower Jungle x 2

This is what I did today for the Daily Paint Works Challenge. The exercise called for using the same reference but painting 2 different compositions on 2 different sizes. The top one is a 6x6 and the bottom 4x4. Another fun one to do. I used photos taken from the time I asked Sylvie, my good art friend, to pose for me.

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Tropical Yard

As I mentioned in the previous post, I went to Hawaii to help out as an orchid sales person. When I was allowed breaks, I walked around the neighborhood and took pics. Really, my Dad was very good to me and I would work my okole off for either of my folks.This is from one of those walks. Lava rock is very commonly used for retaining walls. Torch ginger looks so vibrant and I was excited by the shadow shapes. SOLD