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Pink Roses,  This painting of Pink Roses is a birthday gift for my sister. I'm working on developing a loose delicate style rose. The colors are vibrant and I'm working for something that will look real.

January has come and gone!   2019 is well on it’s way and my goal for this year is to do the work!!! I am doing just that.  I am practicing  my brush strokes and the pallet knife to develop more pleasing texture to my paintings.  


Pink Peony, 6 x 6 oil on canvas.  This small peony painting was more practice on the delicate petals of a flower.



I am working on compositions so the viewers eyes will flow over my paintings.  I’m  mixing colors to give my paintings more vibrancy and realism.




Alone on the Shelf, 8 x 10 oil on canvas.  This is a still life painting of a pear with a very vibrant red napkin.


 An Apple A Day, 5  x 7 oil on canvas. Working for vibrant color on this apple.


Only One Left, 8 x 10 oil on canvas. On this apple painting I was working on realism.  I was working for something you could bite your teeth into.

I’m brainstorming and sketching.  I’m organizing and planning for new ways to exhibit my work and I’m still studying under Roisin O’farrel, digging deeper in the poetry of what makes me an artist.  What is my voice? 



Yellow Pear, 6 x 6 oil on canvas.

What is it that I have to say?  My passion is in vintage, history, and memories.  This is what I want to share with the world.  I want the viewer of my paintings to see little things that can trigger and bring to mind a load of precious memories of events or people.  I want the old buildings of barns, churches, houses and such to speak and tell their stories of the years gone by.  My desire is to paint a still life or piece of furniture that can put the viewer back to a memorble time.  In my landscapes of fields,  flowers or animals  I want to bring back to mind a smell or vision that gives a remincent of some of life’s greatest joys. Preserving the history of today and our ancestors for the future generations is my voice to share!

Cozy Gooseneck is a large 24 x 30 oil on canvas painting,  done with the pallet knife and brush.  I had a pink undercoat and worked to give demention in the painting and texture of the chair.