Monthly Archives: June 2014

June 25: Bluebell Woods

  My English friend, Paul, sent me a lovely  photograph of a path winding through a sea of bluebells blooming in the woods near his home.  It inspired me to try painting the scene with a nod to David Hockney’s … Continue reading

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June 20: Milanese Tram Stop

I took a photo of this scene in Milan last year because I loved the contrast between “Fringy Girl” with her strappy heels and mini skirt and her companion in designer jeans and boots. Fashion is on display everywhere you … Continue reading

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June 14: Milano Tram Stop

I’m not sure I’m completely finished with this painting! BUT, when I photographed it outdoors in the bright shade under my covered porch and then in the sun, I noticed a dramatic difference in the temperature of the photos.  The one … Continue reading

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June 7: Wine Not

  As W.C. Fields once said “I enjoy cooking with wine. Sometimes  I even put it in my food.” I definitely enjoyed painting this guy, especially the steam rising out of the copper pot!  

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June 5: TBT Bouquet in a Teacup

I bet most of you right-handers out there have never noticed that the designs inside teacups are not visible to lefties unless the designs go all the way around the rim.  When  I use this teacup, all I can see … Continue reading

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June 2: Something Fishy

I painted this monster of the deep for the Daily Paintworks challenge.  The combination of burnt sienna and various turquoise blues appealed to me. I’m always sneaking those colors into my paintings!  

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