Friday, May 14, 2010

Painting while on Vacation

I had such fun doing this painting for my grandson, Kerry, who is quite into the music of his generation. This still-life is from his actual guitar.

"Kerry's Song

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Remembering Grandma....

A Mother's Day tribute

My Grandma Miller has been a major inspiration and influence in my life. So for this recent Mother's Day I am high-lighting her life through her paintings.

While visiting my Aunt D, Uncle B, and cousins in Pennsylvania, I was able to get some photos of Grandma's paintings. These were done in the late 1950's and 60's.

Still Life... Grandma also did knitting, tatting and crochet....

An airplane painting for my Uncle Bill, who flew in the Navy. He also built his own airplane and did some flying demonstrations at the airfield in Titusville, PA.

Man in a Park

These paintings are from scenes from their travels across the states. she loved mountain scenes.

This one is from Lake Tahoe

From what I have been able to find recently, I believe this was a painting from a photo in Yosemite Nat'l Park.

A couple more still lifes....

After Grandpa retired from his job in CA, they moved back east to be near us. Grandma didn't start painting til she was in her 60's. While she painted, Grandpa sat and tinkered with his watch and clock repair. There are many, many more paintings she had done which are distributed out among the many children and grandchildren. These are the ones I was able to track down during my visit back to PA.