Category Archives: Still Lifes

K3

Here are a few things I did last week. Some 20 minutes poses in watercolor. And a still life with a box. Not much time to paint lately but I squeezed that one in. Acrylic on paper, about 9×12″

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Strada Challenge (week 4)

Another week of the challenge down and one more week to go. What was left of hurricane Jose was off the coast of Rhode Island for most of the week. I got outside on the windy days but had to stay … Continue reading

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Strada Challenge (week 2)

I’m still painting every day for the Strada easel challenge. Here are this week’s paintings. I worked on this one for two days. Painting in the middle of the day makes me feel less rushed as the light doesn’t change … Continue reading

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STRADA Easel Challenge

I’m participating in the Strada Easel Challenge this month. I have to paint a painting a day, every day for the entire month of September. Now that my kids are back in school that should be easy enough to accomplish. … Continue reading

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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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