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Thursday, May 30, 2013


6x6 oil on canvas panel
this is biscuit...everyone says he was a good dog and he went to heaven a few days ago.. i didn't know him but is owner is an old old friend and i wanted to do a tribute.

Monday, May 27, 2013

lily pads

6x6 oil on panel
as busy as we've been this weekend..i still finally managed to get upstairs!!..this is a little study of lily pads..and a little duck creature...the ducks we have at flint lake don't have red beaks...i just wanted to add some color...

Thursday, May 23, 2013

daily paintworks fundraiser "Golden"

6x6 original oil on gallery wrap canvas
after the horrific tornados in oklahoma this past week, the daily paintworks folks have issued another challenge.  this is the painting i'm donating to the fundraiser..all the profits from the sale of this painting and all of the paintings on the website will go to the relief fund for these people who have lost everything. here's the link to the place you can donate or purchase a painting: soon&available=only&mode=search  my personal charity is the american red cross.  thanks for helping!

Monday, May 6, 2013

this is a badge....

today we are learning how do create badges.  i'm still not sure how to insert the link in the badge but i'll figure that out...

Sunday, May 5, 2013

day five of our marketing challenge with leslie saeta.....a collage!!

For day five of our marketing challenge i made a collage of some of my images.  i put it together on per leslie saeta's instruction.  it was easy and fun! - some of these are for sale, some have already been sold, some have been donated and some are in private collections.

Thursday, May 2, 2013

"Lacing Up"...and Leslie Saeta's 30 in 30 challenge...

18x24 original oil
we've been in georgia and very busy since we've gotten home.  a new carpeting in the library and dining it!!...and if i want to play golf in this beautiful weather, i need to make hay!! - so i have been working hard to get my chores done so i can play and also apply myself to Leslie Saeta's marketing challenge ( then maybe get a bit of painting in as well...this is a painting i did a while back...since both of my daughters were ballerinas and now have children of their own..this image ( holds wonderful memories for me....should be a very fun and very busy may!!!