Category Archives: Still Lifes

Black Box

I hate the hot, humid weather (and bugs) of summer so here’s a still life. Black Box White Lid, oil on canvas on panel, 8×10″ 

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Irises

Last year I planted some irises with the sole intention of painting them. I waited a year before they finally bloomed this week. I started painting them outside with watercolors but it began to rain heavily for a couple of days. The … Continue reading

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Still Life In Landscape

I took a still life setup outside to paint it in a landscape in sunlight. What a pain in the ass! I don’t think I’ll probably do this again. I started it weeks ago and between bad weather and domestic responsibilities … Continue reading

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Daffodils Outside

After lunch I sat outside to enjoy the beautiful weather and I took my daffodils out with me. The bulbs I planted haven’t bloomed yet and appear kind of weak this year, maybe from our crazy winter. I keep wanting … Continue reading

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Daffodils

oils, 12×12″ 

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Boxes Again

I liked the bottom part of the last still life with boxes so I painted it again focusing on just that part. Four Boxes, oils, 11×15″ 

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Boxes

oils, 12×12″ 

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Asparagus

Painted over an old landscape today. I’ll probably cover the rest of the landscape later. oils, 11×14″ 

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Eggs 2

Tried again.

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Eggs

A few weeks ago I came across a remarkable little painting by Sarah Goodridge done in 1828 (Beauty Revealed, at the Metropolitan Museum). It’s a very small topless self-portrait of just her breasts done in watercolor when she was 40 … Continue reading

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