this is a site to share new works as I finish them including paintings, illustrations, hand formed and shaped necklaces. ...and maybe I'll share a story or two about how they came about.
Back in the early 2000 I want through a brown phase. Most of my paintings were very earthy and sepia toned with light blended layers. Since then my colors have gotten brighter, paint thicker and lines bolder.
I thought it was time to liven up a painting I did around the year 2000. This is a portrait of my sister, Shawn. It was a gift to my Mom. My Mom loves blue and I gifted her a brown painting. Needless to say - she was thrilled with the updated painting. I am rather happy with the update myself. It is nice to see paintings in my different styles throughout the years but sometimes....you just have to add color.
Shawn is not available for sale. I do have cards available at Peculiar Painter in Walker, MN. | 218-547-3729
|The fishermen is on his way home for a picnic at the dock - just in time to watch the sun set and talk about the day's catch. Imagine a cool summer evening - with a light breeze and fireflies just about to appear. If you have ever spent a summer at the lake you know the peace of being at the water.|
Dock-Side Picnic is a brushed acrylic ink painting on 140 lb. arches cold press paper. Image size is 6"x10" - framed to a final size of 9.65"x13.65". This piece will be available soon at Peculiar Painter in Walker, MN | 218-547-3729
I sketched this little piece while waiting at the Optometrist's office - hence the title. There are so many cheerful little plants in bloom right now. This is an ode to the little creatures that brighten our view and perspectives.
Modern Scandinavian - Eye of the Bloom is a brushed acrylic ink painting on 350 lb. mixed media paper. It is professionally framed to a final size of 8.75" x 6.75". This pieces is available at Peculiar Painter in Walker, MN | 218-547-3729
|It seems to me that these tiny little flowers have taken over this year! I took a dramatic perspective to paint this piece. These little beauties remind me of tiny orchids. I love the roundness and symmetry of this plant.|
Bird's Foot Trefoil Stylized is a small brushed acrylic ink painting on 350 lb. mixed media paper. It is professionally framed to a final size of 6.25" x 8" and available at Peculiar Painter in Walker, MN | 218-547-3729