Twilight in the Neighborhood

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Oil on 5″x7″ canvas panel board. $40.00

I started experimenting with the palette knife over the summer, and this is one of my palette knife paintings.  It was refreshing to try something totally different, and I grew to love the process of painting this way.  The evening this was painted, I was enchanted by the twilight sky behind these buildings and one of my large catalpa trees.

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Rosemary on a Rainy Day

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Oil on canvas panel board. $40.00

One of my favorite things about springtime is going to the garden center to choose new herbs, like this rosemary, for my outdoor veggie gardens and back porch/summer art studio.  Yesterday was a rainy, gray day, and I felt lucky to have such a lovely potted rosemary plant to paint, right on my back porch!

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Bowl of Roses

Oil on canvas panel board. (Sold)

The fun part here was painting the stems and bits of petal that are beneath the surface.  I think I’ll do one more rose painting before moving on to something else…I’m on the lookout for more underwater things to paint!

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