Painting 35 of 99

So, part of this 99 painting journey in honor of Evelyn is to stretch and grow so that I am not the same painter at the end that I was at the beginning. I love that she was particularly fond Read More …

Painting 34 of 99

I have heard many requests for fields/meadows lately and thought I’d better get cracking at trying some out. This one has the lyrics to “For the Beauty of the Earth” written in the sky. 11 x 14″ mixed media on Read More …

Painting 33 of 99

I’m a third of the way through! This one is inspired by the warmer weather here in Michigan this past weekend. Another 11 x 14″ canvas that I inherited from Evelyn with old book pages as an under-layer. To purchase, Read More …

Painting 32 of 99

11 x 14″ mixed media on 5/8″ canvas. To purchase, visit my Etsy store! If available, it will be the first listing when you sort by “most recent.”

Painting 31 of 99

11 x 14″ mixed media on 1/2″ canvas. I literally cannot say the word “poppies” without thinking of The Wizard of Oz, but that’s beside the point. 🙂 I used some pages of a very old copy of Robin Hood Read More …

Painting 30 of 99

First day back from spring break was a doozy! A couple trips to the vet with one of our cats and the new puppy all to myself, but I got one done! 11 x 14″ mixed media on canvas–special request Read More …

Painting 29 of 99

11 x 14″ mixed media on 1/8″ birch wood panel. “For the Beauty of the Earth” hymn page is used in the background here–seemed appropriate. 🙂 I’m having a very relaxing spring break with my family, and our new Shih Read More …

Painting 28 of 99

I had been wanting to try birch trees again since doing the watercolor series. This one was created using old hymn pages as an under-layer, allowing a few bits to pop through on the trees. 11 x 14″ mixed media Read More …

Painting 27 of 99

I love foxes, what can I say? 11 x 14″ mixed media on 1/8″ birch panel.       To purchase, visit my Etsy shop! If available, it will be the first listing.

Painting 26 of 99

I can’t help but wish for Spring. This tree has tiny beginnings of leaves, and a small word, “hope,” stamped on in a couple of places. You have to look for it, but it’s there.  🙂 11 x 14″ mixed Read More …

Painting 25 of 99

11 x 14″ mixed media on 1/8″ wood panel. Inspired by the song “Blackbird,” by the Beatles.   Blackbird singing in the dead of night Take these broken wings and learn to fly All your life You were only waiting Read More …

Painting 24 of 99

11 x 14″ mixed media on 5/8″ canvas. Please, spring flowers–you can’t come quickly enough!       To purchase, visit my Etsy store! If available, it will be the first listing.

Painting 23 of 99

Sometimes when I work on my daily painting I will watch an instructional video to either give me some direction for the day or help me discover a new technique. Today I watched a video on creating an object by Read More …

Painting 22 of 99

This was a piece I had started last year, but never quite finished or listed for sale. I am inspired to do spring related pieces this week, and purple flowers bursting through the snow and darkness seem like a good Read More …

Painting 21 of 99

Summer sail, anyone? 11 x 14″ mixed media on 5/8″ canvas. I have a lot of this 11 x 14″ size from Evelyn, and many that I’m using she started something on but wasn’t happy and kept moving to a Read More …

Painting 20 of 99

Thinking Michigan and summer…. This is a lighthouse on Lake Michigan on the west side of the state. 11 x 14″ mixed media on 5/8″ canvas.         To purchase, visit my Etsy store! If available, it will Read More …

Painting 19 of 99

Today I decided to go for a famous Michigan landmark–the Mackinac Bridge, aka “Mighty Mac.” I wanted to go for some more vivid colors in this piece, so I chose a sunset scene. I started with a blueprint of the Read More …

Painting 18 of 99

Today I wanted to go a different direction while sticking to the music theme. Instead of a closeup of an instrument, I tried to convey the feeling of listening to it being played, in this case a jazz saxophone player. Read More …

Painting 17 of 99

I’ll keep this one short and sweet. A second violin, after a few requests, this time while being played. Enjoy! To purchase, visit my Etsy shop! If it is still for sale, you will see it as the first listing.

Painting 16 of 99

A violin today. Evelyn’s husband was an expert violinist, and legend has it he played with a professional symphony at the age of 10, and later went on to be a band conductor. We have one of his violins, and Read More …