Friday, October 30, 2009

Bleeding Hearts

This is a piece I had started earlier, but was waiting for permission from the photographer of the reference photo before completing it. When I saw the information for the Susan G. Komen fundraiser, this piece felt like a perfect match. Special thanks to Gail Hicks for her reference photograph.

The voting is in, and this piece won Patron's Mention! Thanks for the votes!

Let the three blossoms represent three things that come from difficult times: Beauty, Dignity, and Hope. The reflection is of challenging times, from which all growth comes. Pastel on paper 9" x 12" $99

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Tulip Blooming

Tulip Blooming was one of three pieces accepted into the December, 2009 5th Annual 12Buy 12 Art Exhibit at the Austin Art Space Gallery & Studios in Austin, TX.

This is my first small painting, and the reduction seemed to increase my focus. Oil on wood panel 6" x 6" SOLD Thanks to Giovanni for the reference photo!

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil

This sketch comes from a reference photo taken by my daughter Amy while we were in Morocco last December. Each time I looked at this picture in the past, I felt like the three young girls were trying to say something to me, but I just did not know what it was. Today it hit me. "See no evil, Hear no evil, Speak no evil. NFS