Friday, January 18, 2008

Anjou Pears (sold)

I was going to do more work on this one, but it has grown on me just the way it is. That's often one of the hardest decisions to make when painting: when to stop. Click on the image for a larger view.

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Anjou Pears (in progress)

5x7 inches, oil on panel.

I am not sure that this is finished; the fabric could use more work. It's still clamped to my easel (you can see the clamps in the right corners), asking me to finish it off. Maybe when this nasty cold goes away!

This time I did a warm red underpainting. I don't always begin the daily paintings this way, but I wanted to let some of the red show through in the finished painting to warm things up. This is what lies beneath:

Saturday, January 12, 2008

Pink Lipstick (sold)

6x6 inches, oil on panel.

Wednesday, January 9, 2008

Kiss #2 (Sold)

5x7 inches, oil on panel. Painted on commission.

If this painting looks familiar, that's because it is! A woman saw my first kiss painting hanging in her friend's house and she had to have one of her own.