Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Allusions of Grandeur

"Allusions of Grandeur" oil 6"x 8"
My niece and nephew commissioned this acorn painting for my sister for Christmas. It is a companion piece to the "Pine with Cone" I did for her earlier.

Sunday, December 27, 2009

Karin Jurick Challenge...Portrait Exchange

At the end of each year Karin Jurick has a portrait exchange for her blog followers. 180 people are participating this year. Very fun to see what everyone paints. This is the portrait I created from the photo reference at the right. You can see the others on Karin's blog

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Watercolor Show at Palm Desert Visitor Center

The Coachella Valley Watercolor Society show at the Palm Desert Visitor Center had a great opening reception December 7th despite torrential rains. The show features 10 top award-winning CVWS members. The City of Palm Desert, CA heavily promotes their juried Community Gallery and provided lovely refreshments. The Visitor Center is such a beautiful location for a show and is very well-staffed. Show runs until Jan 24, 2010.
Visit the Community Gallery site to see all the artists' work