Friday, July 30, 2010

hello there, little fish

26 June 2010
10" x 7", gouache on paper

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Japan - Okayama Korakuen

Way back in 1993 I traveled to Japan.  One of my stops was Okayama.  This is a view of the prefecture garden, Korakuen.
25 June 2010
18" x 24", acrylic on paper
gifted

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

summertime!

24 June 2010
10" x 7", gouache on paper

Monday, July 26, 2010

Friday, July 23, 2010

thirsty cat

23 June 2010
10" x 7", gouache on paper

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Florence, Italy - canal scene reworked

I painted another version of this view in February.
15 June 2010
14" x 20", acrylic on paper

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

The Canvas - Monday night figure drawing session

Last night, I was at The Canvas for the weekly figure drawing session.  Check out Celeste Bergin's blog for her paintings of the model.  Others should eventually be posted at Behind the Scenes (not yet as of this posting).
10" x 7", graphite and gouache on paper

14" x 10", graphite and gouache on paper

10" x 7", graphite and gouache on paper

Monday, July 19, 2010

Couch Park

14 June 2010
18" x 24", acrylic on paper

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Friday, July 16, 2010

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

service road

This is a view of the service road leading up to the International Rose Test Garden.
8 June 2010
18" x 24", acrylic on paper

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

The Canvas Art Bar & Bistro

This is from last night's figure drawing session at The Canvas.  Check out other people's art from the event at Behind the Scenes!  The session made the local news.
21 July 2010 - with goofy hat
14" x 10", graphite and gouache on paper
21 July 2010 - without goofy hat
10" x 7", graphite and gouache on paper

Monday, July 12, 2010

those rose arches

Last month I checked up on the progress of the roses at the International Rose Test Garden in Washington Park.  
4 June 2010
18" x 24", acrylic on paper

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Portugal - countryside

For our 2006 trip to Portugal, we took the train down from Lisbon to Lagos.  This painting is based on a view from the train.
2 June 2010
18" x 24", acrylic on paper

Saturday, July 10, 2010

hard at work

2 June 2010
7" x 10", gouache on paper

Friday, July 9, 2010

Portland - green house

In February 2010 I posted a couple of other versions, from a different vantage point, of this view.

1 June 2010
18" x 24", acrylic on paper

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Oregon coast - footpath

28 May 2010
18" x 24", acrylic on paper

From my archives, here's a version of this view I painted eleven years ago.
11 April 1999
7.5" x 11", watercolor on paper

This is another painting from that same time period.
18 April 1999
7.5" x 11", watercolor on paper

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Helvetia Lavender Farm - alternate versions

These are alternate, studio versions to the en plein air version posted earlier.
1 July 2010
12" x 18", acrylic on paper


4 July 2010
7" x 10", gouache on paper

Monday, July 5, 2010

more of Regent's Park

27 May 2010
18" x 24", acrylic on paper

Sunday, July 4, 2010

Regent's Park, London

This view is from the 2001 UK trip.
26 May 2010
18" x 24", acrylic on paper

Saturday, July 3, 2010

United Kingdom - Winchester

As part of my 2001 UK trip, I visited places associated with one of my favorite authors, Jane Austen, including Winchester and the Cathedral, where she is buried.  This is a view of grounds.
25 May 2010
18" x 24", acrylic on paper

Friday, July 2, 2010

Bruges canal scene reworked, plus a cryptic message

24 May 2010
18" x 24", acrylic on paper

I made this into a card for my husband.  Cryptic message to husband: HASP!
(completed 23 June 2010 - 8" x 8", colored pencil on paper)

Thursday, July 1, 2010