There are two weeks in June when the Eklutna Flats in the Mat-Su valley are washed with the deep blue and violet of wild irises. Prickly roses, Shooting Stars, and Chocolate Lilies provide lovely touches of contrast to the display. While quite visible from the highway, vehicles zoom past at 65 miles per hour, their [...]
After a nice camping trip to Seward–I’m ready to paint again! I made more changes to this poor little painting but I promise to leave it alone now and move on–especially since it has finally stopped raining and is finally warm enough to call summer.
I decided to take a break from the mother and son commission. I’ve scraped it so many times, that I’ve lost count and thought I had a good under-painting until I looked at it the next day. I’m contemplating throwing it out and starting over on a different pose-we’ll see. So I finished up “Nomad” [...]