Diana's Painting Journal

"Tranquilo"

"Tranquilo" is finished at last. I will let it sit for a couple of weeks and then varnish it. This gallery wrapped canvas has sides that are two inches deep so I carried over the grasses, sky, cow and tree leaves around to the sides. On one side, I painted a cattle egret. Here in Costa Rica they follow…(continue reading)

Progress of a Painting

I've decided to photograph the different stages of a painting I have just started. You can follow it here: http://www.dianasmostaricablog.blogspot.com...(continue reading)

Painting of "D.o.g."

I just finished this painting of "D.o.g.", our next door neighbor's beautiful Border Collie. D.o.g. is typical of her breed - very smart and very active. My reference photo was taken by her owner and, of course, I had the real dog to observe any time I wanted! She is holding in her mouth a toy...(continue reading)