Archive for June 2010


June 29, 2010

Getting ready for and out door art show in Meaford called Artfest on the bay It is a weekend event. Keep your fingers crossed for good weather. This was my booth last year.

2010 House portrait

June 26, 2010

I sometimes get commissions To do a house portrait which I love to do. This  is the second painting I did of the house as the first one was destroyed in a fire. It is one of  the many  Victorian  styles of houses in the area.

2010 Lighthouse challenge

June 22, 2010

What great paintings it is amazing how everyone has a different approach to the subject.  I’m still finding other light houses  on blogs  I don’t know.  I hope someone else comes up with a different challenge.  Thanks to all. These are some to the light houses I have done over the years.  They are on […]

First day of Summer 2010

June 21, 2010

Welcome the first day of summer. May all the days ahead be good painting days.  May all your outdoor  shows be sunny and may everyone have a god summer. Here is my entry, I tried for a little drama this time. Look forward to seeing everyone’s  work!! I tried for more wave action and a […]


June 20, 2010

Well it’s the night before the light house challenge. I’m not sure how it will pan out but  I hope every one will have fun. Have fun everyone!

June 21 summer challenge

June 15, 2010

Just a few days left to complete the summer lighthouse challenge.  Check posting of  April 20th for the details.  Looking forward to seeing what comes up on June 21st!!!


June 15, 2010

Here is the painting by my student,  from the photo below.  She thought I was a bit odd wanting to show it but I think it is very well done.


June 8, 2010

What I love about this time of year is the warm sunny days and it’s not even summer yet. I hope there will be lots of warm days to come  and a lot of you artists go out side and paint. I also like to take lots and lots of photos.  This  was taken near […]


June 3, 2010

here is the finished painting I didn’t change much except to add more contrast in the shadows and enhance the waves. I added some small seagulls just to give the painting a little more interest.