The Spirit Within. 16" x 20" x 1/2", acrylics on gallery wrap canvas (painted around the sides, so no need to frame). Inquiries may come to me.
I have been trying to get this sort of surface for YEARS now, and I've finally figured it out!! At one point today I got so frustrated that I walked away, only to return after mowing the lawn to find my desired effect had occurred - it just took some time to set itself up.
The acrylic paint appears to be melted wax, marble.moves like watercolor, and scumbles like oil. Some of these effects occur simultaneously. I wish you could see it in person!
Prince Leopold. 12" x 12" x 1/2", acrylics on canvas, $309. Inquiries may come to me.In between waiting for layers to dry on a 24" x 36" panel, I continued with my Frog Princes paintings.Warm thanks to Team Husar Photography for this leopard frog reference.
The Real Deal. 12" x 12" x 1/2", acrylics on canvas, $309. Inquiries may come to me.I'm running out of references - time to go play in the garden and see if Grandpa Toad wants to do a photo shoot!And there was that little tree frog hanging out around the fountain the other day too.......
Waiting for a Kiss. 12" x 12" x 1/2", acrylics on canvas, $309. Inquiries may come to me.Aren't fairy tales the best? They were one of my favorite things to read as a child - I loved comparing similar tales from differing cultures.I've had The Frog Prince in my head for over a week now. Finally able to get around to painting him. And I just might do it again.......
The male oriole is rumored to have a penchant for dressup. Diptych (two panels specifically painted to hang together), His Royal Highness on the left and The Crown Prince on the right. Each painting is 9" x 12" x 1/2", acrylics on canvas, $289 separately or $499 for both. Inquiries may come to me.Back in the studio, I'm thinking about that space between actual experience and dreams, where bits of reality stick to ethereal possibilities. It's a fascinating place, that juncture between imagination and true events. Anything is possible, like royalty among the Orioles. I mean, it makes total sense for every species to have it's own royal family.
36" x 48", acrylics on panel, featuring a unicorn hidden inside a rose bush. Don't despair if you can see her right away - just breathe slowly and look closely. This piece is $3599. Inquiries may come to me. Please and thank you.I usually buy my flowers from the week-old bucket. But not today. This painting was totally worth splurging on the most insanely gorgeous blush roses. Added bonus - they will last a bit longer than I am accustomed to.