Sunday, December 29, 2013

Many paintings that I can finally show!


"Maggie (Puppy Cut)"
oil on board 8" x 10"
SOLD

"The Wheaten"
oil on board, 8" x 10"


"Campfire"
oil on board, 6"x 6"


"Hand in Hand"
oil on board 8" x 8"
SOLD

"Cheddar"
for Kristen
oil on board 6" x 6"
SOLD

"Karly"
oil on board, 12" x 16"
SOLD

Commissioned Portraits


"Elliott"
oil on canvas, 20" x 24"


"Lucy"
oil on canvas, 20" x 24"

I've been working on these for a while but they were gift so I kept them to myself until now. 

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Cody


"Cody"
oil on board, 8" x 10"
SOLD

Sunday, December 1, 2013

"Santa Snowglobe"


"Santa Snowglobe"
oil on board, 8" x 10"
SOLD
I've been feeling like painting things for the season! This one was fun. Love the reflections!

Thursday, November 28, 2013

St. Nick


"St. Nick"
oil on board, 6" x 6"
SOLD

Toby the puppy!



"Blustery"
oil on board, 6" x 6"
SOLD

"Windy Day"
oil on board, 9" x 12"

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Thursday, November 14, 2013

"Bob in Sunlight"


"Bob in Sunlight"
oil on board, 5"x 7"
SOLD

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Lots of small pieces


 "Murphy"
oil on board, 5" x 7"
SOLD


"Chevy Bel Air"
oil on board, 5" x 7"



"Church Windows"
oil on board 5" x 7"
SOLD

Sunday, November 10, 2013

"Hi Honey"


"Secrets"
oil on board, 6"x 6"
SOLD


Monday, November 4, 2013

"Foggy Day"


"Foggy Day"
oil on board, 5" x 7"
SOLD

We had 15 days in a row of dense fog in October. I had to put it in paint. We are back to some sunny days now but the fog sure was pretty.


Sunday, October 27, 2013

'Italian Friends"


"Italian Friends"
oil on board, 6" x 6"
SOLD

This is for a friend of mine who has these lovely friends she gets to visit in Italy every now and again. I'm hoping I did them justice!

"Ray"



"Ray 1 "
oil on board, 6" x 6"
SOLD



"Ray 2"
oil on board, 8" x 10"

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

"Totoro the Jack-o-latern"


"Totoro the Jack-o-latern"
oil on board, 5" x 5"

Another gem of the season.

"Pumpkin Grin"


"Pumpkin Grin"
oil on board, 5" x 5"

I thought I should paint something in season. We have always enjoyed carving pumpkins so much each year with our kids!

"Treasure" and "Big Eyes"



"Treasure" 
oil on board, 6"x 6"
for Sam


"Big Eyes"
oil on board, 6"x 6"

Sunday, October 20, 2013

"Shy Eyes"


"Shy Eyes"
oil on board, 6" x 6"
SOLD
I was at the Burton Coffee Shop today and saw this cutie pie...

Friday, October 18, 2013

"By the hair of my chinny chin chin..."



"By the hair of my chinny chin chin..."
oil on canvas, 18" x 36"
SOLD

Just finished working on this today. I was so tempted to put in a treat or a cat tail but it seemed to overtake the piece. I like it this way. 

Sunday, October 13, 2013

"Fall Maples"


"Fall Maples"
oil on board, 8"x 10"
SOLD
Just love this color combination. Fall takes me back to the east coast and all the incredible leaves. I really miss that.

Thursday, October 10, 2013

"Favorite Stick"


"Favorite Stick"
oil on board, 6" x 6"
SOLD
This is Rosie. I walk with her sometimes on the beach and she just had 10 puppies this week!! SO cute!

"Taking Off"


"Taking Off"
oil on board, 12" x 16"
commissioned work
SOLD


Monday, October 7, 2013

"Model Car"


"Model Car"
for Jaden
oil on board, 8" x 10"


Sunday, October 6, 2013

"On a Hot Day"


"On a Hot Day"
oil on board, 6" x 6"

Light coming through a tongue makes for quite a color to paint!

"Macaroni"


"Macaroni"
oil on board, 6" x 6"
SOLD

Saturday, October 5, 2013

"Lick."


"Lick."
oil on board, 6" x 8"
SOLD

My new rescue dog Murphy is just a crack up. This pose says it all. 

"Silencio."


"Silencio."
oil on board, 6" x 6"

My subject was getting cold and tired. He wanted to be done sitting for me and get on with his day... Love the ears.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

"No Mas!"


"No  Mas!"
oil on board, 6" x 6"
SOLD

He didn't even want to look at me at this point, and he was cold and shaking a bit.

"Skeptical"


"Skeptical"
oil on board, 6"x 6"

Met this little guy at our local thrift store the other day. I'm going to paint him a few times!

Monday, September 30, 2013

"Scratch"


"Scratch"
oil on canvas, 18" x 24"


Friday, September 27, 2013

"I might have eaten something"


"I might have eaten something."
oil on canvas, 24" x 24"

I thought I would try out some other styles when painting some of the dogs. What do you think?

Portrait of the Girls


"Portrait of the Girls"
oil on board, 12" x 16"
SOLD
This is for a friend of mine. I can only hope I have done them justice!!

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

"Did You Say Walk?"


"Did you say walk?"
oil on canvas, 30" x 40"

I'm having a great time preparing for my upcoming Dog Show at the Blue Heron Art Center next January. It should be terrific, 14 artists in all. What fun!

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Work in progress


Work in progress...

Trying to finish this really big piece. It's 30" x 40". Love the look on this pup's face!

"Got my eye on you."


"Got my eye on you."
oil on canvas, 12" x 16"


Working on a bunch of pieces right now including a series of dog pieces. Here is the first. 




Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Bill's Bear


Bill's Bear
oil on canvas, 12" x 12"
SOLD

Balance


SOLD


SOLD

These were a friend of mine earlier this summer. Trying to get back to blogging and keeping track of new work. Check back as I will be posting new things!

Friday, May 24, 2013

"Summer on Sale"


"Summer on Sale"
oil on board, 6" x 6"

Loving the bouquets out there even though we still have some chill in the air. Here's to summer on it's way!