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Friday, March 28, 2014

chocolate cupcake for sandi...

6x6 oil on canvas panel
my friend sandi helped me so much when I was hanging at s.i.c.a. ...I couldn't have gotten my show hung without her this is my gift to's just a little thing but she liked one i did a couple years ago..thanks again sandi!!

Thursday, March 27, 2014


oil on canvas panel
so this little dress was hand-made by my friend carol pennington...she posted it on facebook and I knew I had to paint it..asked permission..and here it is!! impressionistic version of course...picked up my paintings from s.i.c.a. today...we had a very successful show..sold several pieces and really enjoyed meeting the folks there...

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Newest Harbor painting...

this is probably 15x15 or 18x18...I need to measure it..i found an old frame and cut a piece of Masonite to fit and then prepared it with several coats of gesso..this will be on its way to Simon's in Georgia..along with several other nautical themed paintings..

Sunday, March 23, 2014

"In the Harbor"

12x12 oil on panel
so i'm starting to prepare some stuff for my gallery in Georgia...I think they've sold just about everything and they are needing some paintings..this one is done from one of the photographs I took while we were visiting mike and ginny in florida a couple weeks I think!..meanwhile..i was so torn watching witchita state play Kentucky...I absolutely hate Kentucky but I also wanted IU to remain the only unbeaten college team...after watching wsu I really liked them..liked the way they play..even liked the coach's wife!!..then Kentucky won! - rats!!!!

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Girl in a Straw Hat...homage to mary cassatt..SOLD

20x16 oil on canvas
so today I parted with one of my favorite pieces...a copy of mary cassatt's "Girl in a Straw Hat"..i loved painting it and will try and paint her again..but the second try is never quite the same...take good care of her, promised i could come and visit her from time to time!

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Homage to Elizabeth...SOLD

24x18 oil on canvas
so yesterday was "tax day"...we arrived home Monday from Arizona where we visited our good friends tim and Katie...had such a good time as usual!!..then spent all day tuesday finalizing our tax stuff..yesterday we went to indy with mike and judy for our annual tax/shopping/dinner outing...finally ate at ocean prime which was absolutely gorgeous!!! we arrived home around nine and I checked my the most pleasant surprise..a fine fellow had purchased my "homage to Elizabeth" from my website.  he's also interested in a painting i have hanging at s.i.c.a..."big city"...and perhaps a few others there..also my "girl in a straw hat" from mary cassatt..also on my website....i love that painting and not sure i'm ready to sell her...but what a thrill to find a sold painting..always a thrill when someone likes your work enough to have it in their home!!! thank you doug!!

Thursday, March 13, 2014

In Arizona

Arrived in Scottsdale yesterday to visit our friends tim and katie ...watching the Hoosiers getting ready to lose the first game in the  big ten sad...but we're heading to golf as soon as it's that a good thing...I'll post some pix of this beautiful area!

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

"Missed Opportunity".....opening on Thursday....

this is a painting that I dearly love which sold several years I had a good digital made and this is a giclee.  it will be available at the Southern Indiana Center for the Arts in Seymour...opening this Thursday from 5:30-7....come if you can!!