During the summer months I began using acrylics and linear detail with freedom and bright color. Subject matter turned to what I was seeing outside in the garden and back yard. It was fun and I believe, therapeutic!
These three friends lean in to support each other. 8”x10”oil on canvas
It's a Cherry Pileup
Cool reflections on a warm subject. 5”x7” oil on canvas
Pears Stand Tall
Watercolor and ink sketch on note card. New for 2018.
The human figure is my favorite subject to look at and paint. It was in a college life drawing class that the experience first caught me and I felt the excitement of putting a mark on the paper that led to the expression of shape, light, shadow, turning, and hard and soft edges.
Being in the woods, under tree branches, next to strength and life well rooted brings calm.
The natural world is full of beauty. Especially so in the flower garden.
Ranching is hard work, but the spring calves are a perk.
I like the blue/black combination on the calve’s back where light hits dark. 8” x 8” oil on canvas
This little one isn’t bothered by the cowboy taking her photo.
Mom and Twins
The prairie is big, so the calves stay close. 16”x20” oil on canvas
These are just so much fun.
I have created notecards, book marks, calendars, mugs and some jewelry from my artwork. You can also order prints of any image. Visit my shop page to see details and to purchase.