Friday, May 25, 2012

Boys in a Boat

Details: Acrylic and collage on 10x10 wrapped canvas. Status: Going to a good home! Note: This was done on a whim for my Father-in-Law for his birthday. Trouble is, it is still on my bedroom wall, and his birthday was in March! (I didn't say I was a good daughter-in-law :o).

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Blooming Tree by the Sea

Materials:  Acrylic on 6x6 wooden cradle.
Status:  Gone to a good home.

Notes:  This little painting was a lot of fun to do - I used a paint knife to get a smooth effect for the sky, but thick texture for the lighthouse, hull of the boat, and the blossoms on the tree.  It had to be completed over several days as I waited for thick paint to dry, and added layers of colour.  Each time I sat down to work on it, I felt like I was returning to my happy place.  Ahh....