Thursday, February 2, 2017

Giraffe Mommy/Baby

Giraffe, 12"x12, acrylic on gessoboard, zoo pictures, Mommy with her baby.   Cute babies room art.
10.00 to ship it in the US.  No international sales.  

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Almost lunchtime

The reflection of the light and colors on the shiny floor is what attracted me to this painting.   The waitress is making sure the tables are just right in preparation for the lunch crowd.   The bentwood chairs have just the right curves to give a welcoming smile. Acrylic on canvas paper, glued to 1/8" hardboard , 12"x12" size.

Monday, January 30, 2017

Life Lemons

This still life reminds me that life's lemons can be beautiful.   During my daughters recovery, God was close and attentive and encouraging.  He orchestrated events throughout this event with such precision that things were lining up 4 years ago.  So many things happened in the best possible way that we can only attribute them to the hand of God.  "Praise the God who created heaven and earth and the savior of the world, Jesus Christ, His son." 12x12 1/8" panel board.  Acrylic $100.00

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Getting back into the swing of things!

  • I haven't posted here for quite awhile.  My daughter started taking Yaz birth control as instructed by her OBGYN for endometriosis last February. Within 3 months she began to have headaches, but didn't associate them with the drug.  She is 32 years old.   Last August 27, she had a stroke while driving.  She managed to get herself off of the road because she felt dizzy, but realized that her arms were paralyzed.   Her husband was sleeping in the back of the truck and she somehow managed to get her seatbelt off and get to him so he could call 911.  By the time we got to her it was 10 hours later.   She didn't know us, she didn't know her name, she was oblivious to what was going on.  She was given a drug that dissolves clots upon arrival to the hospital called TPA.   In three days she was released to go home, within a month she was done with her physical therapy and now she has passed her driving exam and has recovered completely, except for a little brain fog.  So, we are praising God for her recovery and for His mighty hand in saving her and healing her.   If you have daughters on oral birth control, I urge you to pass this story on to them.   A friend of my daughters is still struggling with paralysis and communication after her stroke.  She did not fare as well as my daughter has and will have a lifetime of disability because of it.   Something in this particular type of birth control increases the risk of stroke by three times.  The Neurologist has said that stroke used to be an old persons disease, but he is seeing many more young people having strokes now.

Tuesday, August 9, 2016


Size:  12x12
Price:  $100.00
Acrylic on Canvas Paper, then mounted on 1/2" pressboard (edges painted)

I found the reference photo for this puppy on and couldn't resist painting his portrait.   Pmp-art graciously allows Artists to use their photos without fear of copyright infringement.   Unless I take the photo myself or ask permission to use a friends photo, I use this site when I am looking for subject matter.  My still life attempts are set up live, however.   I have a gallery set up on that site
that directs you to the original reference photo and photographer.    

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Country Barn

Size:  6x6
Media:  Acrylic on Gessoboard
Price: $50.00

This was a photo that I found on PMP.   The orange glow is what attracted me to this subject matter. 
I was trying to loosen up on this and almost make it abstract.  

Sunday, June 5, 2016

Blue tea pot on a stiped plate

Size: 6x6
Genre:  Still Life
Media:  Acrylic on Gessoboard
Price $50.00

Again, using my new shadow box, casting shadows and finding a perspective that I liked.
This took some time, but this one appealed to me.  I liked the way the plate reflected onto
the tea pot, and this was surprisingly easier just on the second try.   If you are thinking of
trying to do still life paintings, I would encourage you to give it a try.