The Hand

The Hand

This poor painting sat ‘on the back burner’ for much of last year.  Now that my commissions are done I am back to work on Jazz Hands VII, the seventh in my series of oils depicting hands and musical instruments. There is no doubt that hands are difficult...
The Bittersweetness of Finishing Some Paintings

The Bittersweetness of Finishing Some Paintings

I had so much fun painting this portrait and it is not often that I am as satisfied with the end result. Here is the final official photograph, courtesy of Michael Rivera, of ‘Ageless’.  With any luck it will be hanging in the Penfield Art Association...
What is on my easel now

What is on my easel now

Right now I have three paintings sitting on my easels here at the studio. Attention deficit much? or trying to follow at least one of my New Year’s resolutions : Complete one painting a month and have more than one painting on the easels at one time?  I suspect...

Welcome to my new blog!

A new year has begun and I am trying something new with blogging. Join me weekly for a journey through my creative process which includes joy, wonder, surprise, frustration, creative blocks and sometimes successes! I will share them all with you.  Why the purple...