May 29, 2010 – I started this one last night and am happy with the progress so far. This will be shown at Equine Art 2010, Emerald Downs, Auburn, Washington, from July 8 to 11, 2010. The canvas is largish – 24×36 – and painting it in acrylics. Obviously, the right foreleg needs some adjustment… read more
Well, the pastel racehorse drawing wasn’t coming along to my liking, so I trashed it. Started an acrylic, then wondered how pastel would work on canvas with the acrylic. Interesting experiment but now I don’t like this half-finished painting. Off to the art shop today because I’ve run out of canvas and, if I keep… read more
Almost the end of May – and I have two paintings to create and ship to Equine Art 2010, Auburn, Washington, by July 1st. Started one yesterday, a pastel, and it’s going fairly fast….unless I muck it up and decide it is truly dreadful. My second entry will be an acrylic. This is a great… read more
Today I finished my painted umbrella for the Child Development Foundation of British Columbia. It will be sold at a charity auction, along with other painted umbrellas. It was so much fun to do and I learned how to paint on fabric. As is usual with a new, untried project, I sought out the… read more
April 7, 2010 – The Child Development Foundation of British Columbia are looking for artists to paint their original artwork on one of the Foundation’s yellow umbrellas. The umbrellas will be sold at art auctions to help raise funds to support children with developmental disabilities. I’ve offered to paint an umbrella (or umbrellas, not sure… read more
February in southern B.C. was very mild this year and we’ve been enjoying the blooming bulbs, bushes and trees. Our 2010 Olympics were a huge success and attracted many visitors from all over the world. Now it is time to get painting! Equine Art 2010, presented by the Washington Thoroughbred Foundation in conjunction with… read more
Very excited and honored to have two of my three entries accepted into the Kamloops Cowboy Festival Art of the West Show, March 11-14, 2010, Kamloops, B.C. They are “Breakaway” and “In The Moo’d”. The Cowboy Festival’s website is www.bcchs.com.