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Sunday, October 9, 2011

reins for recovery

12x12 oil on gallery wrap canvas
i ran into an old friend the other day whose son is big into horses.  he's volunteering for an organization called .  they are holding a fund raiser this weekend and i offered to do a painting for them.  this will be tweaked a tiny bit ..i need to pull some of the green in the sky down into the rest of the painting for color unity and the mane in the sunlight needs to be more colorful but this is a pretty good idea of what it will be llike when its finished.

Saturday, October 8, 2011

Chinaman's Bluff

16x20 oil on stretched canvas
i just posted this on the richard robinson challenge page.  this is the second month of this on-line workshop and last month i had so much stuff going on i didn't have a chance to enter til very late...hopefully i can get some feedback from some of the painters world-wide who are a part of this.  it's so cool...i was emailing back and forth with freakin' new zealand!!!!!....isn't this technology something???...i may tweak it a bit...usually once i get a photo of what i'm working on, i see what needs to be done...we'll see what the others have to say!

Friday, October 7, 2011

Teein'it up!!

11x14 oil on canvas panel
this little guy is really into it, isn't he???  i think the golf club is at least as long as he is!!  wish i'd started that young..

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

cousins...on the beach...

11x14 oil on stretched canvas
i love this image!! - this is taken from a photo my friend shelli let me borrow...they are actually HER grands..all dressed up and walking hand-in-hand on the beach.  i may take this to my gallery in indy...don't know yet..

Saturday, October 1, 2011


6x6 oil on canvas panel
so here's my painting of lucy...i've painted all of these kids several times and i never tire of it! - this one goes to dave and olivia, her other grandparents.  i've been working on a few things which i will post in the next few days...finally have had some bad weather so i could get up to my studio!!