Here are the finished banners! Finally! It was a new technique to paint with dyes on silk but the end results was worth the wait (I hope everyone else agrees) The theme is “Sing a Song of Praise”. The 4 banners will hang in the music room of TMPC which has a high vaulted ceiling…. Read more »
I’m been challenged to paint my first portrait of 2 darling little girls! I must admit I was afraid to try but I did it! I’ve been painting realistically with great success so why shouldn’t I be able to do people as well. So I’m over the hurdle, Thank You Joe! and I have added… Read more »
This is the finished chair! Box and cracker are painted images, for really!!! Shadow is paint too! Did I fool you? Got to see it in real. I love trompe l’oeil! Note, child’s name was removed from photo, but it would be placed on the top of box above the “Barnum’s Animals”. This makes a… Read more »
switching mediums again… yesterday tile and ceramic, today TROMPE L’OEIL, my favorite. This is a child’s chair with painted on animal cracker box and cracker (…cruel you say! to the poor child who struggles to pick up the cracker!) ney! it’s all in the fun. Check back tomorrow for the finished product or go to the Trompe… Read more »
I have finally finished a painting that has been a working in progress for way too long!! It is gift to my daughter (Kara) and her husband (Francisco) and shows the Villa where they were married and the wine labels that they had at their reception in Tuscany. Wines of Tuscany and a wedding These… Read more »
I’ve been gone from postiong in a while. Some of the work was to be gifts so I didn’t want to ruin the surprise by posting works before they were given. Here is the finished tile of the cabin I was working on in last blog. Next came another tile table… Read more »
Tile painting, work in progress The last few days I’ve been painting baby sets and a tile. The baby sets are ready for firing, still working on the tile
Nursery Room Tree for TMPC The TMPC (Thompson Memorial Presbyterian Church) asked me to paint a tree on the nursery room wall so that the children know where to gather for story time. It was a change from my ususal realistic style to one more like a “coloring book” style for the kids.
I finally finished painting the signs and we installed them last night. This is Bishop’s Salad Bar sign which is double sided. Bishop’s Coffee Bar sign Bishop’s Olive Bar sign
You say “deja view”, I say no, look closer! It is sign 2 of the Salad Bar sign, similar but different. Now on to the salad bowl and other 3 signs.