Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Kit and caboodle


 I am always trying to think of something new and fresh for still life set ups. The items here are the whole kit and caboodle for making a popular drink called ranch water. Doesn’t that sound good? Horses and cows traipsing through the water on the ranch.  Don’t think I would want to drink that. This ranch water drink is a mixture of tequila, lime and mineral water. 

This is painted on a 30 x 30” canvas.

Monday, July 19, 2021

tennessee whiskey


 The title for this 30 x 40" painting was inspired by a Chris Stapleton song.  He has such a beautiful talent and seems like a pretty good guy. 

This piece was painted over an unsuccessful abstract.  Leaving some of it shining through helped to make this painting successful.  Making lemon aid out of lemons. 

Thursday, July 8, 2021



 Trying to get back to some basics after painting a few things that I was not happy with.  My mood has been a little glum because of foot surgery recovery and not being in my normal routine.  Boo hoo!  I am over feeling sorry for myself.  Focusing on what I can do now and not what I can't!!

I am happy with the way this turned out.  Some of my very favorite colors in this 16 x 20" piece.  

Friday, July 2, 2021



 Hello!  I am trying to get back to the easel some while recovering from foot surgery.  I have been putting it off because I dreaded all the time I would have to lay around and stay off of it.  It has only been ten days but I am so ready to get back to my regular painting and exercise routine.  Trying to be a patient patient.  

I worked on this horse little bits at a time.  I am happy with the outcome of this 16 x 20".  I want to try it on a large canvas soon.

Happy 4th of July!!