Friday, January 30, 2015

Illumination - January Studio Sale


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"Illumination" is an oil on canvas, 8 x 10, depicting a late afternoon scene with the warmth and light from the sky washing just a few sections of the riverbanks.  It's a quiet, serene, piece with some rusty warms in the background and foreground group of trees.  The blue and rust are natural complements to enrich each other.  Hope you enjoy this little piece. 

Friday, January 23, 2015

Out of the Bag-Framed - January Studio Sale



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"Out of the Bag" is an 8" x 8" oil painting on canvas, framed in a floater frame to 10 3/8"x 10 3/8".  The painting was done from a still life setup with some winter fruit.  The frame has a nice step-down inside the outer edge, so it really makes the painting stand out.  A simple, whimsical piece for your kitchen/dining area.
Thanks for looking.

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Onion and Garlic - January Studio Sale

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Onions and garlic--a great duo.  This little watercolor done on Arches watercolor paper is from a still life setup in my studio.  I liked the papery feel of the garlic and the translucent area of reflected light on the bottom right of the onion.  It measures 6.25" wide x 4" high. It's part of my January Studio Sale.   Hope you enjoy it.


Saturday, January 17, 2015

Sunny Bouquet - January Studio Sale



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Who couldn't use a vase of bright flowers at this time of the year?  This watercolor is done on 140# Arches paper and measures 10.5" high x 8.75" wide.  It's part of my January Studio Sale to brighten the gray days of Winter.  Thanks for looking.

Friday, January 16, 2015

Callas - January Studio Sale

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"Callas" is a colored pencil of those beautiful Spring flowers that unfurl slowly into a gorgeous shape.  This painting is 7.25" high by 9.5" wide and is done on Canson smooth paper.  Even though it's in my January Studio Sale, it's still a good time to think about Spring! 

Thursday, January 15, 2015

The Flight - January Studio Sale


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Quiet end of day
Water whispers on the shore
 Dots across the sky.

I love to see the geese in flight formation--you can hear them honking before they pass by overhead. They used to signal Fall, but they tend to stick around now and you can see and hear them more often.. This little landscape, 8 7/8" wide x 6 1/4" high, is painted on 140# Lanaquarelle paper.It is part of my January Studio Sale

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Marsh Maze - January Studio Sale


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Marsh Maze

Velvet grasses stretch
amid a maze of waterways.
A peaceful stillness

I think marshes have a velvety beauty and I love to see the many pathways the water will take and the beautiful design that nature provides. I hope you enjoy this peaceful scene It measures approx. 9.5" x 3.5" and is painted on Arches 140# watercolor paper. 

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

City Lights- Studio Sale





"City Lights" is a small, moody watercolor out of my imagination.  I view it as evening-lit city buildings adjacent to a lakeside park, perhaps a respite for the spirit in a bustling city.  In any event, it was fun to paint and I'm including it in my January Studio Sale.  The piece is 9.75" wide x 6.5 " high and is done on 140# Canson watercolor paper.  Thanks for looking...

Monday, January 12, 2015

Garden Reflection - Studio Sale

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This watercolor painting was done from a photo I took in Solvang, CA, a beautiful town with a European feel.  It's painted on 140# Arches watercolor paper and measures approx. 11.25" wide by 13.25" high.  It's being offered as part of my January Studio Sale through DPW Auctions.  Take a look! 

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Beauty in White- Studio Sale


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This watercolor painting is done on Arches 300# watercolor paper.  It's 14" wide by 10" high.  It's January now, but this piece brings me right back to warm, sunny weather!  This is one of several pieces I'll be posting for my January Studio Sale.  Thanks for looking.

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Mission at Carmel- studio sale

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"Mission at Carmel" is a watercolor, 10.25 x 14" done on Arches watercolor paper.  The mission is a beautiful place to visit and this view was with the late afternoon sun streaming over the Mission from the west. This painting which has been in my studio for a while would love to find a home with you and is included in my January Studio Sale.  Thanks for looking.

Friday, January 9, 2015

Green Apples & Tulips--studio sale



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January, with it's lull after the Holidays, is always a good time to do a little studio cleaning and reorganizing.  I have a few pieces I will be posting in my "studio sale" to help make room for new pieces.  This watercolor, done from a still life setup in my studio, is 11" wide and 8.75" high and is painted on 140# Arches watercolor paper.  I was really drawn to the shadows on the white vase in my setup and I liked the way the tulips arched down to the apples.  Although color varies from monitor to monitor, on my monitor this appears pretty accurate.  Thanks for looking!

Friday, January 2, 2015

Reflection II

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Reflection II is a celebration of color at day's end.  Sometimes the skies can be so unbelievably vibrant and saturated,  it takes your breath away.  This is a small watercolor, approximately 8.5 x 8.75" painted on 140# Canson watercolor paper.  Who says watercolors have to be "wishy-washy"!  Enjoy.