Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Christmas Celebration - Last Painting of 2014

Although I spent my Christmas at Port Aransas, TX, and was thoroughly enjoying the sights there I wanted to paint something in celebration of  the Christmas season and the birth of my Lord and Savior, even if it was little. This would make a cute little painting to hang in my motorhome.

4" x 5"
Oil on stretched canvas
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Thursday, December 18, 2014

Hay Rolls in Mississippi

The last of the hay season in Mississippi is quite late, lasting into the month of December.
I loved seeing this wheat-colored field and the contrasting shadows from the trees that lined the road. The photo had been taken while traveling the back roads near my daughter's home during my visit. I did not get to paint it until after leaving there.
"Made in the Shade"
8" x 10", oil on canvas board
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Monday, December 15, 2014

Beach Scene

As I was leaving Mississippi, I wanted to visit the beaches near where my eldest child was born. I was able to park my RV in one of the pull-offs and take a nice long walk, savoring the memories as I wandered. I took several pictures along the way, especially for her. Neither one of us had been there since 1963, the year she was born.
 I decided to do a quick sketch painting of the scene. She loves it so much I promised her a large one for their bedroom which is painted a sea-grey and has ocean accents as part of the d├ęcor.
Biloxi / Gulfport Beach
 8" x 10" oil
Painted Dec 13, 2014
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Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Pet Portrait

I did this portrait of my future son-in-law's dog for a present for his birthday.
He was so surprised, and so happy with it. Daisy has such a friendly, loving personality!
I enjoyed every minute of working on this painting!
(I did crop it a little close when editing to post.)
"Daisy May"
8" x 10" oil
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