Posts in acrylic paintings
Bay Area Blues series - part one

Some places seep into your bones and become an important part of you. The San Francisco Bay Area is one of those places for me. We recently took our sons to see the place that is so important to us, and upon return I was inspired to paint many of the places that I love.

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The Poppy Paintings!

When you are an artist, you never know where your next big inspiration is going to come from. Sometimes, you need to get out of the studio and look around a little. I had the intention of painting big vista landscapes, and I ended up with a series of poppies. 

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What I Learned in My Second Season as a Plein Air Newbie

My second season of plein air painting with the Loudoun Sketch Club just ended, and I'm reflecting on all I have learned. Read on to find out what I learned, what I bring and what I leave behind.

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Her Morning Graces

Ever wonder how an artist works through a painting from start to finish? In today's post, I will take you step by step through my new painting - Her Morning Graces.  This is one of four new floral pieces that I'm very excited about. They will be released next week, and I can't wait for you to see them all!

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Walking the Walk or, Why I need to get out of the studio from time to time

Sometimes, a few hours out of the studio can lead to many paintings. Walk the Walk is just one of the paintings that has been inspired by my Loudoun Sketch Club trip to Edgegrove farm. You can find out more about this painting and my sketching visit to the farm on my blog today.

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