Saturday, May 26, 2018
Thursday, May 10, 2018
The Path, plein air, palette knife painting, oil on panel, 5 x 7 inches. I was so mesmerized by the beauty of the morning that I painted a second scene in Herty Park. There was no one else around except for one man who walked on that path while we painted. It was such a pleasant place.
Herty Park, plein air, oil on canvas on panel, 12 x 16 inches. The weather was perfect this morning as we painted another park in Lufkin. Herty Park is hidden in a neighborhood. You would never find it if you weren't looking for it. It's a beautiful, quiet place. I loved the 8:00 am shadows and had to work quickly to establish the shadow pattern before it changed.
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Thursday, October 6, 2016
I love trains! I see these trains rolling through town almost every day. There are others I plan to paint, also. I love to hear them--the rumble and the horns. Even if I'm miles away, on a quiet night I can hear them.
These three paintings just returned from an exhibition at Angelina College.
Sunday, March 13, 2016
Oil on canvas on panel, 9"x12". This began as a plein air painting, but I completed it in the studio. Evening is such a beautiful time of day! This place is at my dad's farm in Leon County, Texas. It's a beautiful place any time of day, any season, in any weather.
Saturday, July 4, 2015
...Lufkin parks, that is. Here are my 3 latest Lufkin Parks plein air paintings. My friend, Barb, and I plan to paint all the Lufkin parks. We started in April, and so far, we've painted 4. All of these are 8x10 oil on panel.
From the Bridge at Grace Dunn Richardson Park
Beaver Pond at Kit McConnico Park
Sunshine and Shadows at Kiwanis Park
Friday, April 10, 2015
Monday, March 23, 2015
Monday, March 16, 2015
Friday, January 16, 2015
Saturday, January 10, 2015
Saturday, January 3, 2015
Monday, November 10, 2014
NFS 10x8 oil on panel. This is a portrait of my Uncle Wilton. I started this portrait from a photo I took of him about 2 years ago, but I got busy and had to put it aside. I decided I was going to finish it this week, and I did! I hope you can see what a kind and wonderful man he is.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Monday, October 20, 2014
Monday, October 13, 2014
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
SOLD Cows Grazing--watercolor & ink sketch, 5x8. These cows aren't really purple; they're black, but in the evening light, they looked purple. There has been a lot of rain this summer, and the grass is tall and plentiful.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Friday, August 15, 2014
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Sunday, November 17, 2013
(Carolina Wren) 6"x6", oil on gallery wrapped canvas. This little guy was just singing up a storm one morning. This is also in the exhibition at the Museum of East Texas.
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