Tag: Summer Art Show

With a Little Help from my Friend…

…my friend being Pinterest. My painting: My Summer Art Auction is going on now! You can get to it here: The ACTUAL AUCTION If you want to see the paintings before you bid… (the auction ends next Sunday at 6:00) or just to see them… I’m showing all 30 paintings

My Flowers Are Blooming Right on Time!

In June I decided I would have a Summer Art Show 2020 in my yard. And while I have flowers, I knew I needed (wanted) more… so I planted more flower seeds (in mid June!)… (the seed packets told me they’d bloom right on time)… And they did. Go here

An Update on Our Front Yard

One month ago today we started digging… to create my vision in our front yard… I thought it would be delightful to have it at least partially finished for my Summer Art Show 2020, however, I wasn’t holding my breath because I know how these things go. So four weeks

Thank you, Pinterest

I’m painting florals these days with the help of Pinterest. Sometimes, it’s very easy to see… Inspiration: Painting: See what I mean? Other times, the photo that inspired me is just a starting point. Here’s my most recent inspiration photo: And my painting: “Summer Time in a Vase” 16 x

My Inspiration

Pinterest has been the source of inspiration for many of my Summer Art Show 2020 paintings. Here’s an example: Pinterest photo… My painting… It’s 18 x 24 inches. It’s one of 30 paintings that will be part of my Summer Art Auction. You can go directly to the auction right

Friends: One Silver and One Gold

My neighbor (a new friend & gardener) challenged me to create a painting for the Summer Art Show 2020 with chamomile, poppy, and lavender flowers. She had given me a start of several herbs, including chamomile, so how could I refuse? I painted it several weeks ago, but it just

My Kitchen Art

I love art in a kitchen, particularly “fruit art”… here’s my proof: I painted this littleĀ still life in 1985… You can see the date on the right… Of course the lace edging, bow and little hoop are vintage 1985, but I don’t care. And these were cross stitched by my

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