Sunday, February 11, 2007

Portrait of Dagmar

It's been a while since I painted a portrait. The reference was from Wetcanvas, a weekly online group paint. This is the daughter of the artist who hosted this weekend.

Thursday, February 08, 2007

Red Apples

This is one of my recent paintings. Really an exercise. I was using this simple apple still life to teach my daughter and her friend watercolor and I painted along with them.

Sarpy County Plains to Planes Public Art Project

Last night was the reception to get sponsors for the Plains to Planes art project to celebrate Sarpy County, Nebraska's 150th anniversary. This project features steel benches in the shapes of a buffalo and a plane. I created designs for both and am pleased to report that both of my benches have been purchased by Shadow Lake, a new outdoor mall opening in Papillion, NE this spring. Here are my mock benches. The buffalo bench is called "Cowboys & Indians" (sorry I don't have a picture of the backside right now) and the plane is called "Head in the Clouds"

Drippy Daffodils

6 x 6 in. watercolor on Aquabord Daffodils are one of my favorite flowers and dozens of little clusters have been appearing in my yard s...