Archives for category: painting

An illustration of a picnic basket for an upcoming scbwi event in my area:

  
And here it is before I retouched it:

  
I think my husband’s advice to fix the crosshatch was helpful.

I also framed one of my Chicago watercolors over the weekend, love how it looks in its frame!

boat floats in harbor and planetarium fades in the distance

twilight looking out at the lake

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Sat down an painted from life for the first time in ages last night after I got my baby to sleep.  

 

Acrylic on canvas.

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Just wanted to play with my paintbrushes this evening…between bugs biting and the sun quickly setting this is all I could manage!

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This is a drawing someone requested for a young boy. I hope they like it!

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I’ve been bad about posting lately! Here’s some recent illustrations made at a few different locations around Texas. The illustrations of paintings are from the Dallas Museum of Art, in Dallas, TX. The coffee shop is from a small local place on the border of Frisco, TX.

 

Urban Sketch at cafe in Frisco, TX

Urban Sketch at cafe in Frisco, TX

Boy in Blue Shorts

Boy in Blue Shorts

I've forgotten the name of the subject of this painting but I loved the look she was  giving

I’ve forgotten the name of the subject of this painting but I loved the look she was giving

This one I took artistic license with - she wasn't quite as thin or happy looking. I like her better this way.

This one I took artistic license with – she wasn’t quite as thin or happy looking. I like her better this way.