Sunday, September 25, 2011

I'll Be Right With You

This painting was done from a photo challenge created by Lee Brown of the website www.adaynotwasted. He is a professional photographer and took the photo of this waitress at a restaurant in France and then posted it for his followers to paint. The subject matter is out of my normal genre, but I certainly enjoyed the challenge.

Oil on Canvas Board
Size: 9 x 12
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Sunday, September 18, 2011


This little cutie (the dog) joined my son Dale's household a few days ago. She is a female Cairn Terrier almost 4 months old. She obviously plays hard and sleeps hard (with her friend). I was unfamiliar with this breed, but it looks like she is going to be a wonderful pet. It's so good to once again have a dog in the family! Welcome, Izzy!!!

Original Oil
Size: 9 x 12

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Rose Impression #2

We just got home from seeing the movie "Seven Days in Utopia". Really nice movie with a parallel to art. Very uplifting.

This painting is of a rose named after Lady Dianna. It's been a beautiful strong rose with lots of blooms. I don't know if it was named after her before or after her death, but I love it. The vase is from a collection I inherited from my Mother. I've tried incorporating it in my paintings before but haven't been happy with the result until now. It's not 100% accurate, but is fairly representative.

Oil Painting
6" x 6"
Price: $65.00 (includes shipping in Continental U.S.)
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Thursday, September 15, 2011

Rose Impression #1

I have some beautiful rose bushes in my backyard, so decided it was time to paint some of the roses. It's getting toward the end of the season so it's probably not a wise time to start on this endeavor, but we shall see. This one is called Floral Scent and has the most wonderful scent of any other rose I have. I can almost imagine the fragrance just sitting here looking at it!


Size: 6" x 6"
Medium: Oil on oil-primed panel

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Sunday, September 11, 2011

Crystal Cove Welcome

Sorry I haven't added to my blog for such a long time. I did Art A Fair again this summer and the show always seem to be "all-consuming". We had some other family medical issues that were time consuming and that's where my excuses end. Oh and also the computer! I don't know if many of you are this way--I try to limit my "computer time" and even at that I spend too much time on it. Not enough hours in the day!

If you would be interested in a print of the original, go to and prints or cards are available in several sizes. If you are interested in the original, email me at

Thanks, Lori