I’ve been working from home lately. These are examples of the supplies I’ve been using. I’m learning all about masking fluid, mounting paintings with linen tape, and that the best black for watercolor is actually india ink, at least it
Progress This is Noni, a relative, from a photo taken in the late 30’s or early 40’s. I have just a few photos of her, and I will be painting all of them. This is the first in the series.
Progress A new painting I’ve been working on. Unknown young woman. late 1930’s oil on canvas
I noticed I had a little visitor the other day while I was photographing one of my paintings. I took it as a sign of good things to come… as long as he stays out of my garden.
Progress This is a painting I’m working on. It’s of a distant cousin taken in the 1940’s. In all the pictures I have seen of her she has a big ol’ grin on her face. Here, she is getting ready
My painting space…
Here’s a list of some bands that’ve been on my playlist lately while I paint: The Civil Wars Sun Kil Moon Adele Radio Head Cat Power Annie Lenox R.E.M. The Black Keys Sarah McLachlan This Mortal Coil Thievery Corporation
20″ x 24″ oil and cold wax on wood panel From a photo of my mothers aunt. So far I have the begining thin layers of oil painted on wood panel. I’m working it in the same way I did
Feeling very grateful to have such an awesome studio space. Hoping to spend many hours here this summer and fall!