|Technicolor Puppy, 8x8" oil on panel, SOLD!|
Ah the 30 Paintings in 30 Days challenge. I got a jump start yesterday so I am taking it easy today & taking down the holiday decorations. We finally have some sun after a week of rain & gloom. So nice to start 2016 with a beautiful day.
I have had this painting drawn out on a panel for over six months. This seemed the perfect time to dash it out. Polly is a black and white tiny dog with a BIG personality, so jazzing up the color palette seemed logical. She's really not pthalo blue or purple, but just black is so 2015...
|Starting the opaque layers|
I also used my time in the studio to defrost the freezer. It had accumulated two years of ice. It took quite a while to make a dent in the ice berg, but it's transformed now. I mostly use it to store my oil paints between sessions. It really helps keep the paint soft and usable. I hate to throw away my paint piles!
I was blessed with commissions for Christmas and really enjoyed creating these paintings:
|Max & Petie|
I am grateful for the many blessings of my life as it is today.