“Sailor Statue” 4″ x 4″ gallery -wrapped acrylic This tiny acrylic (Ok, tiny for me!) was an absolute pleasure to paint! After only two sessions, I was satisfied.
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“The Isle” 8″ x 12″acrylic on canvas
Watercolor, 4″x 6″
My most recent small watercolor. I’m calling it “Maple Sunset”. I think I need to come up with less generic names for my paintings! I love colorful leaves. This is 4″x 6″–my new favorite size!
My newest painting! I felt like Monet while I worked:) The Waterlilies 20″ x 24″ Acrylic on Gallery-wrapped canvas Thank you to one of my Christmas Angels for the canvas, and to a kind friend for the amazing source photo!
I have to confess, the sixth Strong Women of Opera portrait, (Verdi’s Aida) went together so quickly and smoothly that I have less pictures than usual of the process! She was a beauty from the very beginning! Note the funny smear on the right. I had an idea that her arm would be out-flung against […]
I finally found the pictures of the other little watercolors I painted! This moose was completed over several evenings. This lovely flowering cherry branch was painted entirely as I listened to a performance of Werther. I think the subject-splendor of nature- suits the opera! It was certainly an inspiring performance…absolutely gorgeous. I used the same […]
A friend who is a photographer very graciously allows me to use his photographs. This picture of an aspen grove was the first one I did, back during the 101 Day Challenge as Day 22. I also just completed an acrylic painting of the same scene. This is the watercolor rendition. Here is the acrylic. […]
Lady Macbeth is one of the most famously strong characters in both literature and opera. I was very excited to begin her. Actually, it was supposed to be Lucia di Lammermoor, but then I began to question whether or not Lucia was all that strong. She’s the victim of a terrible tragedy, and then […]
Rosina: “Is she pretty?” Figaro: “Oh, pretty indeed-I’ll tell you in two words. Slender, graceful, lovely, black-haired, rosy-cheeked, eyes that speak, an enchanting hand” Rosina: “And her name?” Figaro: “Ah, her name too? Her name?-Ah a lovely name!- She’s called-” Rosina: “Well then? She’s called?” Figaro: “Poor little one! She’s called Ro-ro-ro-si-na–Rosina.” (-Il Barbiere di […]