Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Page 12

Louise in the Meadow, 16x20 oil

I rushed outside to take a couple of pictures of my friend Louise as she and my husband toured our backyard garden.  I liked the way my red wrap looked on her against the green of my garden.  I had to demonstrate a landscape to my class and thought it needed a little bit of red in it and so my friend made it into my next painting.  She is also an artist and makes the best Chocolate Cake.  To bid on this painting click here to go to my ebay gallery/auction
I am also posting a page every day or so of my book on oil painting to my blog.  I think I am up to around page 12 or so. Check back often and you can read the whole book or better yet,  purchase the book here so you can hold it in your own little hands!  It would make a great gift for your favorite artist.  .  

Sunday, November 20, 2011

page 11 from my book

Open Studio Arty Party Sunday, Dec 4 1-5

I am gearing up for a big event at my home/studio.  I have invited several other artists to join me in my endeavor.  There will be a potter, hand crafted jewelry, a mosaic artist, several painters in several different mediums, knitters, and those who create one of a kind cards, painted purses and more.  All of my artists are bringing snacks to share with our patrons and I will have something hot to drink.  Any of you who live or are visiting Tulsa on that day are welcome to come.  The address is 1135 N Denver in Tulsa.  See you then.  Bring a friend.

Friday, November 18, 2011

TCC class outing

Goodness, is Oklahoma weather unpredictable.  My students have been wanting to try their hand at onsite painting.  Yesterday, driving to school I thought, " well, today is the day."  We packed up our easels and hiked across campus to catch the last few leaves of autumn.  This pretty little tree was lucky enough to still have it's leaves and so it got painted.  I have it on auction this week on my ebay site.  If you would like to bid on it or my other auctions click here    While you are there see if you can find the painting that is listed for a start price of only $12 with no reserve.  happy bidding!  

Friday, November 11, 2011

page 10 of my book

National Endowment for the Arts and us

Our class trip to the Oklahoma Arts Conference netted us some National press! This is from the National Endowment for the Arts.  http://www.arts.gov/artworks/?p=10554

Day one of Louise's Chocolate Cake 8x8

This painting is on the last 8 hours of auction on ebay and I tried to post a better picture ( as I took the one on the listing at night 3 days ago ) but alas, Ebay won't let me change the pic.  Anyways here it is pictured in much better light today.  It features day one of my friend Louise's cake.  I also have day 2 listed today as well.  There was no day 3 as by that time we had to jump in and eat it!  Click here to bid and visit my ebay gallery

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Louise's Chocolate Cake 8x8 oil

To eat the cake.... or paint the cake?  That is the question.  The correct answer is... Paint fast and eat the cake too!  I have 2 paintings of this cake in my ebay auction this week ( over tomorrow ) One is bigger than the other.  ( you know why :-) to bid on either one click here to go to my ebay gallery

Saturday, November 05, 2011

Shades of Brown Student Art Show the month of November

We had a great time at our opening the other night.  These are some of my students.  It was fun to get together outside of class and just hang out for a while.  We had a great spread that we shared with patrons, got lots of great comments on our work.  You can drop in any time during the month of November to see our stuff and perhaps make a purchase.  It will be hanging at the Shades of Brown Coffee and Art, coffee house at 33rd and Peoria.

Friday, November 04, 2011

Louise's Chocolate Cake

I am thankful that my friend, Louise is such a good baker and I am thankful that I have enough self control to not eat it all before some of it gets painted.  I just got this great cloth at a garage sale and decided to include it in the pic.  I am working on a second ( a little smaller ) painting that I will post soon.  This one can be purchased through my blog for $100.  ( only $3 shipping)You can have your cake and hang it too! :-)   You can purchase the whole book ( not piecemeal ) through my blog as well. 

pages 7, 8, 9 of my book