Available Paintings

Monday, November 13, 2017

Petite portraits of the Greats

Mary Cassatt is another favorite of mine.   
This is Little Girl in a Large Red Hat.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Christmas small ornaments of The Greats

A couple of years ago one of my sons gifted a few small frames and suggested that I paint some mini paintings.  So this is me painting small :)

Monday, November 6, 2017

Gray tabby cat, kitten portrait in oil

Strike A Pose

Happy Monday all!!  

I have a long list of errands...I'm going to start them now and start striking them off my list when done.  Hope the start of your week is fabulous:)

Monday, October 30, 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Orange halloween pumpkin

Jolly Jack

Here I am painting pumpkins in the fall with 102 degrees weather.  Hot as summer can be.

Monday, October 23, 2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Orange pumpkin

Jackee O

Always a great feeling when I can get a painting done.  

This is a pumpkin that one of my boys carved some years ago.  I think it's cute!

Friday, October 13, 2017

Cow painting

Blue Sunset

Friday night and ready for the weekend!  I hope your weekend is a good one!!

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Cow portrait

Bubblegum Pink

Staying strong, staying positive...because it's the only way to be really ;)


Saturday, October 7, 2017

Gray cat painting in oil

Gray Matters

Happy Saturday!!!  
Here's to hoping the start of your weekend is a fabulous one!!!

Friday, September 29, 2017

Orange Tangerine


Every evening i walk my puppy girl outside (like 20 times) before she finally stays out to sleep.  This is literally each night.  That's my girl. 

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Tuxedo black and white cat portrait

Copy Cat

I'm easing back to work and squeezing in a daily painting has been a slight challenge...but I will overcome the challenge:)

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Floral arrangement


I woke up early today to rain in soCal.  Last day of summer because tomorrow it is officially the first day of Fall.

Friday, September 15, 2017

Red Apple

Red Delicious

I"ll be taking the weekend off from creative fun!  The hubby will be home and i plan to catch up on home duties and begin organizing for the holidays coming up :)

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

The Blues

I realized that painting in the morning is like meditation to my being.

Thank you for stopping by.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Friday, September 8, 2017

Gray cat portrait

Silver Strand

One cat just leads to another.
- Ernest Hemingway                               


Thursday, September 7, 2017

Cat portrait oil painting

Sitting Pretty

Any household with at least one feline member has no need for an alarm clock.

     - Louise A. Belcher     

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Orange tabby cat

Pretty Endings

I've been waking up early to try to get a painting in each morning.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

baby kitten

Paint Me Mine

I'm back from a short trip to the beautiful eastcoast.  Can't wait to go back and visit and stay a bit longer.  Until then, I'm getting back into my morning painting routine. 

Thanks for stopping by.

Monday, August 14, 2017

coneflower, echinacea flowers


Not only is this a beautiful flower, I've also read that Echinacea boost the immune system.

Friday, August 4, 2017

Parrot, bird portrait

Pretty Bird

Birds are a struggle to paint.  This one took alot of energy, patience and time.
What are your thoughts on Pretty Bird?

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Red Apple

Candy Apple Red

After painting the apple, it became my snack.  Fresh and juicy, and deliciously sweet!

Saturday, July 29, 2017



Blueberries shout out summer to me.  What are your favs to snack on?

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Flower bouquet original oil painting


Good day at the easel practicing petals and greens.

I'm still helping with the relocation of one of my sons this week, and then there's two left for school in August.  Just around the corner.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Daisy flower original oil painting

She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not

Found this little gem of a daisy and it threw me back to the days when I pulled petals.  

Sunday, July 2, 2017

Siberian Husky dog portrait

Ice Dog

The mascot of the University of Connecticut is Jonathan the Husky.  So I could not resist painting a Husky.  I suppose what tugs my heart is what I paint. 

Thank you for stopping by.

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Black Lab portrait oil painting

Summertime Blues


I was helping my son pack and ready himself for summer classes and school right into the fall.  Kinda a big job, but all done.  

So this cutie came about with my first day back on the job. 

Friday, June 2, 2017

Schnauzer dog portrait


This handsome puppy I saw when I walked out of Peet's Coffee the other day.  He barked good morning from the driver seat.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Schnauzer dog portrait


This sweetie greeted with a song this morning just after picking up my morning brew.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Chihuahua dog portrait

Peaches and Cream

Last weekend I went up to SLO and visited an ice cream shop and had Peaches and Cream ice cream.  Delish!  

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

English Springer Spaniel dog portrait



It's always a great day when a painting comes together.  This photo reference came from Paint my Photo.

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Boxer dog portrait

Things Are Looking Up

 Still playing the role of mom to my sons.  They keep me busy, busy, busy and many times I'm just too tired to paint.  However, life is good!  All things are looking good!!  

Thank you for stopping by.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Black and white cat tuxedo

Poker Face


Life keeps catching up with me but I am glad to be back on the blog. 

This was a fun cat to paint.  

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuxedo cat portrait

My Good Side


Great day today.  Love it when I have a chance to paint.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Cat portrait original oil painting

Rusted Amber


Full house again this weekend.  The guys all came home Friday:)

Happy Easter tomorrow in case i do not have a chance to paint and post.

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Cat painting

Kit Kat

The smallest feline is a masterpiece.
- Leonardo da Vinci                      


Friday, April 7, 2017

Gray and white cat portrait


Sometimes, the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.
                            - winnie the pooh          


Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Brown Cow portrait

How Now Brown Cow

Age is an issue of mind over matter.  If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
  - Mark Twain             


Saturday, April 1, 2017

Great Dane dog portrait

Dog Day Afternoon

Spring break came and went faster than i could have wanted.  The house was full of guys laughing, wild banter and lots of cooking.  It's always fun times with all the boys home.  I suppose the next time we're all together will be in the summer...it's just around the corner.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Tabby cat portrait

Soft Kitty

Picked up my youngest today.  The house is full for Spring Break.  Fun times. 

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Sunday, March 19, 2017

cat portrait, gray cat

Shades Of Gray

It's always a great day when I have a chance to paint.

Thanks for stopping by.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Tuxedo cat portrait

Bird Watcher


Ran errands today and tidied the house and washed.  It was a really warm day today to be doing so much, but my world is balanced when i have the chance to paint.  

Thanks for stopping by.

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Bruin bear Portrait

Bear Faced Beauty


My plan is to clean up the painting area tomorrow.  I might not have a chance to paint so i will see you on Monday. 

Friday, March 10, 2017

dog portrait labrador

Blue Hue

Been consumed with color.  Perhaps a phase.  Maybe not.  We will see.