This lousy Smarch weather is really getting to me, even though by all accounts this was kind of a sissy winter for us here in Cleveland. Not to mention I'm never really outside for more than 10 seconds! Despite what my cats do to them, I decided to get back to having some flowers around… Continue reading Smarch and Sketching
I did this in one sitting a few days ago, another one of my weird flowers in a surreal environment. This on is 5x7" The deadline for the next New American Paintings is due this weekend and I haven't submitted in a few years. I'm still undecided; submit the flowers or the portraits?
I was kind of nervous about these paintings -- as I haven't done anything non-figurative in about 10 years -- but, the feedback has been good so far! These are all oil on canvas, as of now I guess I classify them as surreal landscapes... Green Flower, 16x16" Pink Flower, 16x16" Blue Flower 16x16"
Surprise, surprise, we are getting more snow dumped our way here in Cleveland (thankfully I'm on the side of town that avoids blizzards), but what better way to ignore outside than by getting myself some wine, cheeses, and my favorite flower -- Hydrangea. I carried white ones as part of my wedding bouquet, but my… Continue reading The Hydrangea & The Ballerina