Tuesday, January 31, 2012

My Little Red Car

The background is more yellow in the painting.  But this red is better than the ones that show the best background.

Monday, January 30, 2012

Sugar and Spice and Dice

12 x 9 cm
I was looking for antique dice with a lot of character, but I found these round dice in an art museum gift shop and found them irresistible.

Friday, January 27, 2012

"Something's Gotta Give"

20 x 20 cm
Now I know from the DailyPaintworks challenge that there's a Pantone Color of the Year.  This year it's Tangerine Tango.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

What's For Breakfast

18 x 24 cm
I have memories of opening my eyes very in the morning to see a face right next to mine, and the voice of my young daughter bringing me out of my sleep by asking, "What's for breakfast?"

Sunday, January 8, 2012

The Queen Is In

18 x 24 cm
Amy loves to roam the neighborhood, but also takes care of responsibility at home.  If I'm sewing and have fabric laying on the floor, she comes to inspect it, then lays down right in the middle to take a nap.  If I have a bunch of newly gessoed boards laying out to dry, she walks across one or two, leaving paw prints.  The board this is painted on, was autographed by Amy.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012


27,5 x 20 cm
Finding the magic of Christmas in the busy month of December is not always easy, even though it may be simple. As simple as taking a piece of chocolate from the Advent Calendar each day, looking at the paper mache figures that represent some Christmas traditions, and choosing one to replace the chocolate.

The magic of Christmas simply comes from the heart.

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