Tuesday, March 31, 2015


Spontaneous- 4x4 inches, acrylic on gessobord

Her hair was pulled back oh so pretty, however, a bow was needed. The clip was undone, to find one with a bow, and her loose hair cascaded over her face. Wait! That's it- "Spontaneous!"

Friday, March 27, 2015

Expectations Unraveled

Expectations Unraveled- 4x4 inches, acrylic on gessobord

This was not the painting I intended on doing. The image planned in my mind did not match up with the image on the surface in front of me. All at once I knew that "Expectations Unraveled" had turned out to indeed be a good thing.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015


Freckles- 4x4, acrylic on gessobord

You are special and unique! No one else is exactly like you- even your "Freckles" are one of a kind.

Saturday, March 14, 2015


Persevere- 4x4 inches, acrylic on gessobord

I will not become discouraged. I will not let obstacles hinder my purpose. I will not give up. I will continue steadfastly and I will "Persevere!"

Monday, March 9, 2015

The Heart Within

The Heart Within- 5x5 inches, acrylic on gesso board

"It is never too late to be wise."- Daniel Defoe
Life is a great teacher to "The Heart Within."

Friday, March 6, 2015

A Baby's Portrait

Finished commission 11x14, acrylic on linen canvas

a bittersweet experience- painting a dear baby who left this earth too soon

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Paint Me, Please

Paint Me, Please- 4x4 inches, acrylic on gesso board

I look, and I am moved to a place of wonder. Colors, textures, lines and form all arrest my attention. A voice is calling and I must listen- "Paint Me, Please."