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Yearly Archives: 2013

My Office

I love my office. That’s Carly making herself at home in my studio. Hey it may look chaotic but I know where everything is:) Did a lot of teaching this weekend and painting. I redid (is that a word?) an abstract I had done last week. Completed painted over the previous painting. I like it…

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My Morning at 5:15

This represents a day at the grind stone for me. I THINK NOT! My job is unbelievable! I get to teach 50 people art then I get to do art! Couldn’t get much better than that. Well, yes, and I do have Superman with me. That makes a big difference. Well, I can’t write much…

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Paint a cow ear then move a cow ear

Worked on this cow ear the whole time I talked with my Uncle Bud on the phone. Got in every last detail then realized it wasn’t big enough. Durn it. Never too old to learn from my mistakes by crackie. I definitely appreciate the curly hair of  hereford cattle now. Oh my gosh! It’s funny…

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Purple dirt

OK, I just decided to do a photo study of the drought in North/West Texas. Here is a photograph of the effects of the drought we are having. Beauty from the Drought. Well, just got my title! Stay tuned.

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Palette knife release

When I work on my realistic paintings for awhile – I have to get a release from the realistic challenges and go crazy on a palette knife nonobjective abstract. So WA-LA! Here is my most recent palette knife. I love the vibrant colors. I dedicated this one to my niece Becca. Enjoy. It is 36×36,…

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Cool dirt!

This is some dried up dirt I found in a drainage ditch. Yes, I walk the drainage ditches. I take my pack of 4 furry friends on walks and I came upon this cool dirt. I took this with my iPhone. Think I’ll get it printed and see what it looks like bigger, maybe a…

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Recent painting of paintings

I have been working the past few days on these oil paintings. All are oil except for the bull – he is a chalk pastel. I have a show in March at Peach Tree Gallery in Lubbock so I figure I better get my rear in gear. I always work on more than one painting…

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