Friday, October 31, 2008
Thursday, October 30, 2008
Seems like in the 50's they wore crowns too. I had forgotten that. But a tiara is the best accessory. Little did I know that one day I would live in O-H-I-O and if I had kept practicing I might have marched in the Ohio State Band.
But for one Halloween night I had my glittery baton and headed out with the clown to collect nickels and candy bars.
Wednesday, October 29, 2008
Saturday, October 25, 2008
And this great sign was part of a display in the cowbarn at the fair. "Show Girls" - a great title for another cow painting someday.
Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Sunday, October 19, 2008
Saturday, October 18, 2008
My other exciting news is I discovered Karen Jurick's webblog with its weekly artist challenge:http://differentstrokesfromdifferentfolks.blogspot.com/
This week she posted a photo of the NY Stock Exchange and I gave it a try:
My Painting is 8 x 8"
I've listed this on ebay... just type my name into the ebay search field on the right or just go to:
Friday, October 17, 2008
Thursday, October 16, 2008
Wednesday, October 15, 2008
Park Place is run by the non-profit Friends of Cuyahoga Valley National Park and their profits go to support the park.
It's a beautiful space filled with lovely, natural, woodsy type gift items. I've brought lots of matted and framed ACEOs and small format work. We're looking forward to a great holiday season in the Park. Stop by - its on Rt 303, across from Fishers.
Tuesday, October 14, 2008
Monday, October 13, 2008
I've been working large this week. These ladies ( hmmm, I think of flamingos as female - must be all the pink) are on a 36x36" gallery wrapped canvas.
They are fun to paint with their lush colors and strange postures. On my last visit to the Cleveland Zoo I took lots of Flamingo photos. I'll get some posted here.
Sunday, October 12, 2008
It was a fantastic day in the National Park. I forgot that there was a marathon being run today and the MD Garage was closed for art - it was used as a first aid station. The art show will be re-hung this week for the final few weeks of the season. The section of the towpath that we intended to ride was also closed so we changed our route, making sure we could still finish up at Fishers!
Wednesday, October 8, 2008
Monday, October 6, 2008
Here are two aceos that I painted this weekend with the same palette. The first is from a photo reference I had of Vancouver B.C. The second from pictures I took last spring at the Cleveland Zoo. Both aceos are offered on ebay. I was so taken with the flamingos that I painted a huge, 36 x 36" painting of flamingos for an upcoming show.
We've been having beautiful weather in the Cuyahoga Valley these past few weeks. The Crooked River Gang, a co-op of local artists, brought a whole new collection of paintings to the MD Garage last Tuesday and the new show was hung this weekend. The theme was "Autumn Splendor" - here are two of my entries. The first is 11 x 14, "The Red Tree" and the other is an 8 X10" acrylic called 'Kendall Lake". The Md Garage is open Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 to 4:00 through the end of the month.
Saturday, October 4, 2008
Thursday, October 2, 2008
I am at work and will definitely go to the art opening Friday night. (See previous post) All this sitting around will give me time to sketch more. Look what Paris Bordon did in 1530
His highlights are where it hurts! Maybe he suffered the same thing?