Thursday, December 12, 2019

Sketches and Oils...Oh My!

 Graphite sketches are such a wonderful way to capture life and creation in a monochromatic way that is so beautiful in its simplicity.

As I continue to figure out what supplies I have and what I need, I started this new oil landscape.

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Traveling artwork & sketches

We were on the road recently, and so these watercolors came to be.  Here are my children with my grandmother (their great-grandmother). Oma was 100 years old here. 

Bodega Headlands watercolor

Children Playing At Oceanside Harbor Beach, acrylic on canvas, 14"x11"

Girls With Sea Kelp, acrylic on canvas, 10"x8"

Father Of The Flower Girls,  acrylic on canvas, 11"x14"

Onkel Joachim Und Lily, graphite on paper

Martin Family With Baby Jack, graphite on paper

Ella And Baby Jack, graphite on paper

Baby Matthew, graphite on paper

Workshop at Mendocino Art Center

I had the privilege of participating in a workshop with David Lobenberg on representational, expressive watercolor portraiture.  It was definitely stretching.  Here is some of my work from that.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

What's On My Easel

The start of an oil painting on canvas, step by step.

I was working on a logo for my business and website...

My K-5th grade artists are terrific!

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

March Works, Oil and Watercolor

Dry Creek Foggy Morning with Oak and Vines, Oil on canvas, 14"x11", in process

Trey Sitting On Boards, Watercolor on paper, 8"x6"

Uhr-GroƟmutter Mit Kinder Und Tiere, Watercolor on paper, 10"x8", in process

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Old Art

These are paintings I forgot I'd done, and they've popped up again when I asked if anyone had my art from years past as I attempt to catalogue it better and work on my website.

Spring Lake Path, Acrylic on canvas

 Lake Sonoma Overlook, Acrylic on canvas

 Lemons in White Bowl on Blue, Watercolor on paper

Yountville Brush Strokes, Oil on canvas

 Blue Door Cottage, Watercolor on full sheet watercolor paper

 Diptych Watercolor of Lake and Sailboat

Spring Lake, Oil on canvas board

Mount Saint Helena View from Shone Farm, Oil on canvas board

Armstrong Redwood Path, Oil on canvas

Edge of Autumn Vineyard, Watercolor on paper, Full sheet 30"x22"

 Vivid Watercolor Fall Hills With Clouds, Watercolor on paper, 28"x19"