New Pear Painting

Not yet titled (suggestions welcome!), 8×10 in, oil on canvas, not yet available. I’m so happy with how this turned out! I’m hanging onto it so I can reflect on what I like while I’m painting tomorrow… And here’s my little setup. I’m using construction paper for some color in the background. On a side note, you can …

Read moreNew Pear Painting

Yellow roses painting (available). Minnesota and South Dakota artist.

These are the same roses from yesterday, but this painting is so thick… There’s a lot of pallet knife work here. On a completely different topic, I’ve been waffling for years about how to categorize my paintings on my web site. I used to have them categorized by subject (landscape, figurative, still life, portraits), but …

Read moreYellow roses painting (available). Minnesota and South Dakota artist.

Flower painting: violets (available). Minnesota and South Dakota paintings.

I’ve noticed that some vibrant greens and oranges and violets have been making appearances in my paintings occasionally. The last couple days I’ve been really enjoying that and going with it. I am always completely astounded by how different paintings look outside in the shade (1st picture) vs inside with indirect light. This painting is not …

Read moreFlower painting: violets (available). Minnesota and South Dakota paintings.