Friday, January 23, 2015

#23 Sally in the Barn



Simply...
Sally in the Barn.





Simple theme, simple shapes, simple brush strokes...
I really enjoyed this one.

8x8
oil on canvas board

All paintings of Sally and this 30 day / 30 painting challenge
may be purchased in my Etsy shop

Enjoy the weekend!

Thursday, January 22, 2015

#22 Little Scamp...

Though this is not Sally...
I do have a case of vintage trailer consciousness!


Meaning...
I have my eye open for vintage trailers
and can pick them out of a crowd without even trying!

This is a vintage Scamp Fiberglass trailer, 
parked right next to us while camping up in the Sequoias this last fall.
I was sitting out one morning, drinking delicious camp coffee 
and sketching this little cutie.


I wasn't feeling much like painting yesterday
( or rather coming up with a new trailer idea to paint )
and came across the sketch.

So I just started adding layers of oil over the sketch...
before you knew it I was having fun painting!

The first painting above is what I did yesterday morning...
by afternoon I decided to add in a few Sequoias.



This little trailer makes me happy...
it was a good painting day.

Enjoy


Wednesday, January 21, 2015

On Down the Road...

I think I like this better without Sally in it...
though trying to stick with the theme.

Here is day #20 painting #20...
only 10 left to go!




11x14
oil on stretched canvas

Available in my Etsy shop

ENJOY

Monday, January 19, 2015

#19 & 20 Monday and Tuesday Paintings

Since I'll be winding up my project in LA the beginning of this week...
I jumped ahead and did paintings 19 & 20 today.

Monday Painting #19
8x6 oil on canvas board






Tuesday Painting #20
8x10
oil on canvas board




Only 10 more to go!

All paintings can be seen and purchased in my Etsy shop online at...

ENJOY


Sunday, January 18, 2015

# 18...a little weird!

Just a little weird!

I wanted to try one of the burlap canvases I had on hand...
they looked way cool and I wanted to experiment.


This was more about the painting surface than the subject or style.


While I love thick juicy paint strokes...this wasn't that much fun.


Or maybe it was just the first time uncomfortableness...


I think I'll try these burlap canvases again...
just for the challenge of it.

Sally on Burlap
can be purchased in my Etsy shop


ENJOY

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Day 17...something a little bigger

Stepping up in size...
a little more than my usual
4x4's, 6x6's and 5x7's.


This is an 8x10
of
"Sally In The Driveway"



Not our driveway...just the driveway of a house I painted in Olievenhein.

This and all of my paintings can be seen and purchased 
in my Etsy shop

ENJOY

Friday, January 16, 2015

Painting #16...

#16
Sally Under the Sun...
simple, colorful, bold brush strokes...
just the way I like it!





4x4
oil on canvas
purchase in my Etsy shop

ENJOY

Thursday, January 15, 2015

#15...A Little Abstract.

I had fun with #15...
I love painting strong blocks of color,
with limited brushstrokes, one stroke per observation.




I enjoyed painting this little daily painting.
5x7
oil on canvas
purchase in my Etsy shop

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Here's Painting #14

I love working with these small canvas's...
only 4"x 4"...
I can hold it in my hand and paint....
love that!


This little trailer is a take off from one of Sally's neighbors,
Jet is the one who really got me excited about buying Sally.



"Sally's Friend"
can be purchased in my Etsy shop.

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