Monthly Archives: July 2011
Painting, gardening and preparing for the Yolo County Fair Art Show is interfering with regular updates to DaneArt! But a nice backlog of art is piling up for future posts. This is the portrait I painted in acrylics during my … Continue reading
Here’s my plein aire painting I did last Wednesday when the Paint Out Group gathered at my place. I am SO glad I finally finished it. I struggled with it for days, even resorting to “Mr. Clean” at one point. … Continue reading
This is the time of year that I can just walk out my front door and find something to paint within a hundred yard of my house! I can see these 3 silos from my side yard. They were used … Continue reading
Yesterday my Paint-Out group came over to paint so I didn’t have a chance to post. As of today, I still am longing for those flavorful vine ripe tomatoes we get every summer … that are still green unfortunately. I’ll … Continue reading
The weather is finally going to warm up out here in “sunny” California. That’s good for the tomatoes. I don’t consider that it is officially Summer until I see my 1st tomato truck hauling huge loads of tomatoes to the … Continue reading
(Click here to buy:) I think a cat food can is silly enough to qualify for a Saturday post! I painted this one in oils. You can compare it with another cat food can I painted in acrylic and … Continue reading
I’m spending this morning with David Lobenberg learning to create portraits in acrylic. His are awesome and I love capturing personalities with my paintbrush. I’m sure to learn something, even if its just that I have a lot more to … Continue reading
I’m very fond of this painting of my little French Hen. She’s the perfect post for today – Bastille Day!
Monday’s post of “Sally’s Squash” got me thinking about some of the other paintings I’ve done of produce – always a fun theme. I love this red bowl of sugar peas – the colors really jump!