Good job girls!
Good job girls!
Posted in daily painter, Small Town Life, tagged daily painter, daily painting, Front Royal Town Hall, impressionism, Landscape, oil painting, Small Town Life, Virginia, Virginia Artist on October 27, 2011| Leave a Comment »
This is the reference photo and the beginning of the painting.
And the progression….
And the completed painting. It is SOLD!
These and other holiday items are available at Delilah’s.
Today would have been Boo’s birthday. She was a wonderful rescue shepherd who lived with us for a short time at the end of her life. She was 12 when she came to us. She was an elegant old girl who brought much joy to our lives in the limited time that we had her.
We were lucky that she “found us”! And we loved her very much. She left us in April 2004. It’s hard to believe that it has been seven years since she was here.
This is a painting of Boo that I have in my living room. I see her every day and am grateful for the time we had with her.
As a tribute to her I would encourage anyone thinking of adopting a pet to consider a senior. Older pets need good homes and they are often the best pet to bring into a busy household because they don’t need housebreaking and training. They just need love and companionship….and they give all of that and more back to you. Think about it.
We miss you “Miss Boo”-Bella Boobarina- Princess of Sweetness!.
Posted in art class, daily painter, tagged 175th Anniversary of Warren County VA, acrylic, art class, Art Residency, daily painter, impressionism, Landscape, Shenandoah Valley, Small Town Life, Virginia Artist, Warren County 175th Anniversary on October 24, 2011| Leave a Comment »
I spent the day with 13 wonderful young people who attacked the project with enthusiasm.
The project was part of the 175th Anniversary of Warren County project so we painted pieces that relate to our history both past and present.
Each student painted two 12″x12″ panels that related to government, education, tourism, transportation, or agriculture.
We put these together into four larger panels that will be unveiled this evening at WCMS at 6 pm. If you are downtown this evening and would like to see them in person stop by and help us celebrate these wonderful young artists and their accomplishment!
And many thanks to Target for sponsoring this project; to Linda Kusior and Shelly Brugal, two wonderful artists who assisted us with the class; and the Blue Ridge Arts Council for continuing to bring exciting art projects to young people in our community.
Posted in daily painter, tagged acrylic, barn, daily painter, daily painting, impressionism, Landscape, Shenandoah Valley, Virginia, Virginia Artist, Warren County 175th Anniversary on October 20, 2011| 1 Comment »