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Spring Tulips – Day 4 of 30 paintings in 30 days

Spring Tulips – Day 4 of 30 paintings in 30 days

Day four tulips, a spring flower again 🙂 I think I am trying to will spring to show up early with these spring flowers. I sure wish I could lol. February will fly by doing the painting challenge, you know what they say “time flies when you are having fun” ...

Daffodils – Day 3 of 30 paintings in 30 days

Okay, I am caught up lol :). This is what I am talking about when I say loose. I really enjoyed painting this even though I find yellow flowers harder to paint than other colors. What color do you have the hardest time with? Let me know :). So glad I decided to do the...

30 paintings in 30 days February 2018 Challenge

It is that time again 🙂 This year it is starting on Feb first instead of the usual January. It is a great way to start the year off right and I am excited to do it. If you would like to give it a try go to Leslie Saeta’s site here:...

A Canada Goose is on my Easel Update #2

Canada Goose update 2. Wow! It has been quite awhile since I worked on this painting of the Canada Goose (since April actually). Now that I have some time again I will try to finish it up quickly. It is funny how when you put something away and then you look at it, it...

Border Collies Finished – commission Oil WIP

Border Collies commission is finished! It has been a crazy busy start to the new year I have never painted or had so many deadlines like I have this year (that is a good thing). I am so happy to finally have had the time to finish up this commission of these two...

Canada Goose Oil Painting Update

Here is my Canada Goose update. I still have a few details (like the eyes) to add and the final highlights. I have a lot of paintings on the go all in various stages. I often post progress shots on my facebook page. If you would like to follow along with more of my...

A Canada Goose is on my Easel

I just finished blocking in this Canada goose. I will be painting birds for a bit and that’s ok with me, as you know I am a lover of anything animal or nature related. There will be an art show coming up just on birds at the Fog Forest Gallery in Sackville this...

Update 4 Border Collies commission Oil WIP

Border Collies commission, I am on the home stretch. I am so enjoying these beautiful dogs. I just have fine tuning and small details left to finish. Of course, I am now waiting for paint to dry lol it seems to be the story of my life right now. I have been super busy...

Adding Color – Week 3 of Cliff Turner Oil Workshop

I was so excited to be adding color to my painting. It is hard to believe the  difference a little color makes. This is what happen in week 3 of the workshop I am taking  on traditional oil painting from Cliff Turner. I posted last weeks (again) below to show you the...

As an Artist you should never stop learning

I started taking a workshop on traditional methods of oil painting. The instructor, Cliff Turner is an excellent artist, he is also a great teacher with a good sense of humor (very important). I have painted with oils for some time now but I have never painted using...

I love dogs! Oil and Watercolor Pug Paintings

This little pug is Ozzie – oil  8×10″. He was a Christmas commission that I did for a wonderful client, she had it painted for her husband. This is actually the third pug I have painted for her, the first two were her daughter’s dogs. I am such...

Day 11 – 15 of 30 paintings in 30 days

I decided to hold off and post a few days together, as I am trying to get my daily paintings done every day. I am finding it very time-consuming, but you know what they say “time flies when you are having fun” and flown it has. I cannot believe that the...

Harbour Bridge oil painting – Krista Hasson

Harbour Bridge oil Painting – Krista Hasson. This bridge is in Saint John NB. It is 12 x 16 inches, maybe a study for a larger painting.  I enjoyed painting the train so much I thought I would do another painting of our wonderful city. As a result, I think I am...

Great Media Coverage for my show on Grand Manan Island

Great media coverage for my show in Grand Manan. I was totally surprised with the media coverage I received for the opening of my show on Grand Manan Island at the Grand Manan Art Gallery. I was featured in our local KV Style paper and them one of my paintings was...