Saturday, July 30, 2011

Friday, July 29, 2011

cat-approved alphabet - "U"

"U" is for under covers, a cozy place to snuggle for a nap.
16 May 2011
10" x 6", gouache on paper

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Washington Park - one of seven

11 June 2011
8" x 10", acrylic on paper
Last month I strolled up to Washington Park here in Portland for some views to paint.  It was on one of the handful of sunny days we've had so far this spring and summer.

Monday, July 25, 2011

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Friday, July 22, 2011

cat-approved alphabet - "T"

"T" is for tree, a great place to hang out on a warm summer day.
27 April 2011
10" x 6", gouache on paper

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Audubon Sanctuary - one and two of seven

31 May 2011
8" x 10", acrylic on paper
31 May 2011
5" x 7", acrylic on paper
I recently visited the Audubon Society's Nature Sanctuary here in Portland for some views to paint.  It has a charming little pond.

Monday, July 18, 2011

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Friday, July 15, 2011

cat-approved alphabet - "S"

"S" is for savanna, the African Savanna, that is, where our great grey hunter stalks the wildebeest - OK, so it's only in his dreams.
23 April 2011
10" x 6", gouache on paper

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Virtual Paintout submission

10 July 2011
8" x 10", acrylic on paper
I just submitted this to Bill Guffey's July Virtual Paintout.  Click <here> for the Google Street View reference.

Monday, July 11, 2011

Kew Gardens - five and six in a run of ten

27 May 2011
5" x 7", acrylic on paper
27 May 2011
5" x 5", acrylic on paper

Friday, July 8, 2011

cat-approved alphabet - "R"

"R" is for red-breasted robin perched up in a tree.  Will you come down and play with me?
27 April 2011
10" x 6", gouache on paper

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Kew Gardens - third and fourth in a run of ten

25 May 2011
5" x 7", acrylic on paper
26 May 2011
8" x 10", acrylic on paper

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Kew Gardens - one in a run of ten

24 May 2011
5" x 7", acrylic on paper
The painting reference is from Google Street View.  I'd have much preferred to have visited in person...

Saturday, July 2, 2011

fireworks

30 June 2011
10" x 8", gouache on paper
For my sweetheart.

Friday, July 1, 2011

cat-approved alphabet - "Q"

"Q" is for a quarter pound's worth of hamburger left unattended on a table.
20 April 2011
10" x 6", gouache on paper