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Monday, November 28, 2016

Gold Finch

Gold Finch
8x10 oil on canvas

This little bird makes me so happy!
Love the bright yellow against the blues and greens.

Have a wonderful day!

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Five Friends

Five Friends
14x7 oil on canvas

I have not posted in so long, as I have been busy with commissions and shows!
Love the holiday season and appreciate anyone who wants to give art to a loved one.

May your Thanksgiving be blessed with family and friends.
Remember to count every single blessing!

Monday, October 3, 2016

Jonathan Stewart

Jonathan Stewart
Oil on Canvas, 8x10

Decided to paint a Carolina Panther this week.
They are not playing as well as they should, 
but it is early in the season.  
Hopefully this paining will bring good luck to them.

I am happy to paint other players if you have a favorite.
Keep Pounding, Panthers!

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Pink Joy

Pink Joy
6x6 oil on canvas board
Not for Sale

Happy Tuesday! How can it be the last week of July already? I wanted to share this floral oil painting for the July Free Giveaway. I am feeling very blessed as I post this week. Just last week, I was asked to paint something special for a new bride, sold a painting to a sweet girl who recently lost her husband and wanted to put some "happy" in her home, sold a piece to another dear girl involved in a fundraiser for women fighting cancer, and taught a private lesson to another sweetie. All this in just one week and all new friends that found me on Facebook. It warms my heart to hear these stories and be a part of something special. Who knew when I started this journey how many wonderful people I would meet along the way? Thank you for being part of this adventure! You may go to my Facebook page to like or share to be entered in the drawing. Good luck, my friends!

Tuesday, July 19, 2016


11x14, oil on canvas

A friend sent me this photo from Hilton Head.  
I tried to focus on values and had fun with the background.

Thanks for stopping by!
Happy Tuesday to you!

Sunday, July 3, 2016

Blue Pot

Blue Pot
10x8, oil on canvas

This little pot was on our picnic table, and it just caught my eye and called me to paint it.
I especially love the shades of blue.

Happy Fourth of July to you!
Have a wonderful day!

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Hydrangea mix

Hydrangea Mix
6x6 oil on canvas board

I started this painting at a Community Garden event last Saturday.
I got busy visiting with friends and didn't complete it, so
I finished it in the studio yesterday.

I love clipping these beautiful flowers and bringing them inside.
Thought they would look good in a blue ball jar.

I decided to use this for my Facebook Free Give Away 
for the month of June.  Each month I have a drawing for a painting.
I got the idea from another artist's blog, and I loved it!
I have made so many new friends this way.

Hope you are having a wonderful day!

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

By the Lake

By the Lake
14x11, oil on canvas

I was thrilled to learn that "Two Friends" from yesterday's post
was selected as one of the Dailypaintworks FB Daily picks!
How exciting!

This painting was done by a friend's photo of her brother's 
view of Smith Mountain Lake.
What a view!
Can only imagine morning coffee on the porch.
I enjoyed playing with the water reflections.

I hope you are having a wonderful day,
and thanks again for stopping by.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Two Friends

Two Friends
6x6, acrylic

I love painting these fat little guys.
I normaly use oils, but tried acrylics today just to compare texture.

I love the buttery texture of oil paint,
but can appreciate the quick drying time for the acrylics.

This weekend I am participating in a Garden Event, 
painting flowers and vegetables in the garden.
Should be lots of fun!

Hope you enjoy my little birds,
I can paint different colors if you would like.

Thanks for stopping by!

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Kate's Bouquet

Kate's Bouquet
11x14, oil on canvas

This is the bouquet my daughter had delivered for Mother's Day last year.
She was living in New York at the time, and it made my day
to think that she remembered how I love fresh flowers.
I knew instantly I would be painting them.

The light shining through the window gave them a glow.

Have a wonderful day!!

Sunday, May 29, 2016

JH Adams Inn

JH Adams Inn
14x11, oil on canvas board

The JH Adams Inn in High Point, North Carolina
was the setting for our son and his beautiful brides' wedding last weekend.
It is a beautiful Inn that is located in uptown High Point.
It was built in 1918.
A must see if you are in the area.

We framed the painting inside a white mat that the guests 
signed during cocktail hour and the reception.

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Roses in Blue

Roses in Blue
8x10, oil on canvas

Happy Easter!
Spring has sprung, and hopefully here to stay.

This is my favorite time of year as buds emerge and things begin to turn green again.
I had to go buy a few flowers today, even though it's too early to put them outside just yet.
Soon, our yard will be filled with various shades of red, pink, yellow and purple.
It is so fun to observe the daily, subtle changes.

This painting is gallery wrapped, so it looks good unframed.

Have a great day!

Friday, March 25, 2016

Purple Pot

Purple Pot
6x6 oil on canvas

I have been painting and fulfilling commissions lately.
I was happy to spend some time yesterday at the easel painting one of my favorite things, flowers.
They just make me so happy!

It appears that spring is finally here, as the days are getting longer and warmer.
I am happy to see lots of little green leaves peeping through the mulch, 
waking up after the winter months.

Before you know it, there will be lots of colorful blooms all around.
I love cutting them and filling the house with tiny vases.

Thanks for stopping by!

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Feathered Friends

Feathered Friends
20x10 oil on canvas

Love these cute little feathered friends.
I chose the colors because they just make me so happy.

Hope they make you happy too.
Thanks for stopping by.

Friday, February 12, 2016

The Path

The Path
16x20, oil on canvas

Thinking of summer days at the beach.
It is a treat to walk through the path heading to the shore.
The sheer beauty of it still catches my breath.

Warmer days will be here soon.
Thank you for stopping by!

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Pink Cruiser

Pink Cruiser
11x14, oil on canvas

I couldn't resist putting this bike on the beach.
I love the old crooked fence, reminds me how we are all not so perfect.
Thinking of sunny days and beach trips.

Thank you so  much for stopping by!

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Yellow Zinnia SOLD

Yellow Zinnia SOLD
10x10 oil on canvas

This painting was part of a grouping I did for a dear friend.  
She wanted four different flowers all on square canvases to hang as a grouping in her beautiful kitchen.
I had so much fun painting these for her.  
I hope your new year is off to a terrific start!

Visit my Facebook page and enter to win a 2016 calendar filled with my art.
Have a wonderful day, and thanks for stopping by.