Monday, May 6, 2013
I just finished two portraits on 8" ceramic tiles.The black goldendoodle is Lucy, the cream goldendoodle is Gus. (I call him "Uncle Gus" lol)
Friday, June 29, 2012
This tile mural is from an 18th century penmanship lesson, used to teach the kids how to write with a crow quill pen! Well, lemme tell ya, it was no easier with a brush lol. The client had me do this one 15 years ago, and when they moved they wanted it in their new house, too. How's that for loyalty? I was afraid that getting older had compromised the dexterity of my brush hand. But it turned out just fine, I am happy to report.
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
This is one 6" tile, another in the series of Florida Water Birds tiles I am painting for a client. I have really enjoyed this project, living in Florida as I do. When I told the client there were 480 birds in Florida, which ones did he want? He gasped, then said, "Do some water ones, you choose." That's what I like, letting me pick the ones I enjoy looking at lol.
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
This is Jericho, a Bearded Collie! He is the first of my new line of Christmas ornaments, Purebred Dogs. The facial features on mixed breeds are too unique for a medium that allows NO mistakes or corrections, so I am doing only purebreds at this time.
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
I am pleased and proud when I gaze at this huge mural laying out on my worktable. More importantly, the client is pleased. I was less than confidant when I began, as the recession had hit me hard. But the people were great to work with, which ALways helps, and I felt my old passion and confidence return almost immediately. I call it my masterwork, for several reasons, one of which is the slim likelihood I will ever do a project this huge again. Not because I do not want to---bring it on! :)