Category: Dynasty brush

Flowers in oil, on collaged background

In the studio this past weekend I was busy doing all kinds of projects, this was one of them.  A 12 x 12" pattern collage with a sweet purple oil painting of a poppy that I used to grow on my back deck before I moved from TN. I knew one day I would paint those flowers ...

Mystery of the Ball Jar Caper

My work station changes often, depending on my mood, what project is pressing on the schedule, what I WANT to do, what kid happens to be sitting at my desk, etc.... this is one of my projects. An illustration (one of two) for a children's book project that I am collaborating with my bff on ...

Paddle Plant – 6 x 6″ watercolor

This is the final painting. (posted March 23, 2015) Paddle Plant WIP (watercolor on cradled aquabord, 6 x 6 ") This is the second piece for the Temple of Flora show that will be at the Center for Visual Artists in Greensboro in April. The theme of it is the Paddle Plant. I chose a ...

Amorphophallus Titanum

"Amorphophallus Titanum" Watercolor on wood panel I am pleased to be a part of a group show in Asheville, NC coming up this April called the Temple of Flora. This is the first finished piece of two that I will be sending up for the show. I love how it turned out, though it was ...

Farmers Market Radishes

Sometimes bringing your camera pays off and you get some inspiring pictures to paint for projects in the future. Like these radishes. (original painting available here). I shot these at a farmers market in Huntsville last spring (and I KNOW I shot a very colorful carrot one, too but for the life of me I ...

Anna, watercolor on Aquabord

"Anna" Watercolor on Aquabord, 12 x 16" (Materials used: Ampersand Aquabord, Daniel Smith watercolors, Dynasty Black Gold brushes) Happy New Year! I was very busy this Christmas painting commissions and I hope to share some with you here. This particular painting was a gift for my boyfriend. His daughter, Anna, a very pretty subject indeed! ...

The Makings of a Card…WIP from Start to Finish.

A very dear friend of mine is getting married. An extremely happy occasion! I get to do something fun for this and thought I would share the WIP of the project here. I took shots of the painting and then of the end result. The painting is done with Daniel Smith Watercolors on Ampersand Aquabord ...