Available Paintings

Sunday, November 25, 2007

Sunflowers & Copper

Hi There! I used an old copper container for this still life, don't know what it was used for. I added sunflowers and a little glass dish that I have. I thought the blue looked great with the sunflowers. I'm really working on light and shadows. To me an interesting painting has great light and shadows. I love the still lifes where things fade into the shadows, I'm working on that. Hope you enjoy it and please let me know what you think. Thanks so much, Barb

Sunday, November 18, 2007

Antique Jug & Apples

Hello, This still life consists of an old antique jug that I have and apples. I tried to make it feel that the apples were in the light. I'm really enjoying painting still lifes . Do you think I'm improving? How are my folds on the tablecloth? I would appreciate your critiques. Happy Thanksgiving. Barb

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Hello there, I'm posting a painting of one of my grandsons. I painted it from a photo of him but wasn't as much concerned about it looking like him as getting the proportions right. I loved the photo of him on the scooter with the helmet on. Let me know how you think I did, I haven't painted many people. Thanks so much, Barb

Friday, November 9, 2007

Hi, I'm posting two new paintings today. The first painting I did at my lesson last week, I haven't painted much water or reflections. The second is one of my old ironstone pitchers with silk sunflowers, I added paint to the petals with a palette knife at the end. I appreciate any feedback you might have for me, be nice, lol. I use a palette of a warm and cool of each primary plus white. Thanks, Barb SOLD

Friday, November 2, 2007

Hello, I'm posting a painting today that I did at a workshop in October. I took a plein air workshop with Chuck Marshall. I painted this the first day and was pretty pleased with it. The second day I tried to paint his way and struggled all day. He paints very loose and I'm normally pretty tight. He does make a soup to paint with that was interesting. It greys down your painting and hopefully makes it more uniform. He has a certain way to make it so it's a colorful soup. I did paint a river scene yesterday at my lesson that I'll post soon, it came out quite well. Haven't done much water but the reflections look good, watch for it. Think I'll walk in the park today and take some pictures, the fall colors are the best they'll be this year. Hopefully something will inspire me. Thanks for checking in, always love to hear your comments. Barb SOLD