I have been busy making lovely jewelry. I have a few other things to make and post everything on Etsy tomorrow. I hope you come and visit. I will work at creating art that will bring beauty to every body and home. I have taken a little bit of time to practice my painting also. I will post paintings and professional prints some time next week.
Sunflowers in Cobalt Blue Vase, Oil on 5 "x7" Linen Panel SOLD Private Collection in San Saba, TX First, I must say that everything I paint is because I absolutely love. I don't like to paint things that I don't find to be attractive to me for one reason or another. Sometimes it's sentimental reasons and other times it's as simple as beautiful colors or the texture. Either way, it's something that I want to capture and stare at for long periods of time. I want to study it and how it affects the environment around it, as in the case of Sunflowers in Cobalt Blue Vase does. In that respect, I feel ALL my paintings are a labor of love. More often than not, I have to create a painting, wipe it all down, and start all over again if something is just not working. Some never get completed and I just end up painting something totally different on that panel. Then there are some, that I just have to paint, no matter how much trouble they are giving