Monthly Archives: April 2015

The Reader – A New Primitive Watercolor

This week I didn’t get much painting done. Things just get in the way of my creativity like school, kids, things around the house. You know. the normal stuff. I had a small frame. I wanted to do something a little … Continue reading

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Painted a Statue for My Prayer Table in the Convent

Last Friday I got a plaster statue of Mary for $5.00 at a flea market. I probably would have never bought it, but it was big, about 2 feet tall, made in Mexico and was spray painted or air brushed. … Continue reading

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Cut Crystal and The Starburst Pattern

I’m getting ready for a wedding next week. I pulled out the crystal serving plates and  cut glass rose bowls. I was really surprised how many I had. I enjoyed looking at the different patterns. Cut glass has to be … Continue reading

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Acrylic Water Lily Painting – This Ain’t No Claude Monet

You learn so much every time you paint a painting.  Last week I finished an acrylic water-lily painting. Well, really it was  the second one. I had bought the frame with a canvas painting in it that was ugly. It was so … Continue reading

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Painted The Barber Shop Twice – Which one do you like?

I painted a picture of a 1907 building with a flower shop in it, and next to it I painted an old barber shop. When I finished it I wasn’t happy, so I painted it again. Of course the drawing was … Continue reading

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The Easter Bunny Visits Again

The other day I got to school early and there he was again. The Easter Bunny. He was about eight feet from me and he just set there kinda nibbling on some clover. I grabbed my camera out of my … Continue reading

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The Bargains this Week – Things to Do and Redo

On the way to eat on Friday at noon I had a few minutes so I ran into the flea market behind Penjamo’s. I wasn’t looking for anything, but I did find some useful things. I got a crystal angel, … Continue reading

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