Category Archives: Painting Update

Ex Nihilo

It means “out of nothing.”  I love the process of starting with a few basic supplies (stretcher bars, a length of canvas, tubes of paint), and transforming them into a finished work of art.  I like to think that I’m making something out … Continue reading

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Great Expectations

Just wanted to poke my head in and say “hi” after a bajillion weeks of nothing.  I have some art to share.  When I had Noelle I wasn’t sure if I was going to be able to get back into … Continue reading

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Oh, The Irony

Hello, Pigments!  It’s been a while.  As you may know, I’ve been primarily blogging over at Better Here With You, but I decided to stop back in with an art related post. Eric and I celebrated our sixth anniversary last … Continue reading

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Jade

If you are a regular reader of the blog then you probably have read my recent thoughts on giving, and the painting that I’ve been working on for a special person.  I mailed the painting last week, and now that … Continue reading

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A Painting to Give Away

Here is the painting that I’ve been working on to give away.  It is going to a woman I know who is very generous.  This past year her dog Jade, who she loved very much, died.  I know it’s been … Continue reading

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Dante (Part 3)

*Catch up on Part 1 and Part 2! Last time I posted the painting of Dante it looked like this: After working on it a bit more, a lot of the lines and details became more refined.  Here is the … Continue reading

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Dante (Part 2)

**See Part One of this project here. After the black and white layer, I started to add color.  I like to work on the background at the same time as the figure.  The reason is that if I paint the … Continue reading

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