Friday, February 25, 2011

I LOVE Old Men

Years ago I studied oil painting. I liked oils because of their slow drying character. If I wanted to change something I had the time.
I really enjoyed portraiture and studied with a well known artist in western Canada by the name of David Johnston.
My favorite subjects were old men wearing hats. Apart from having live models I often turned to National Geographic for some interesting subjects.Hands were always a challenge but enjoyable to try.
I also had a period of time when I studied different Indian Chiefs... If my memory serves me I think this one is "Poundmaker" Must look that up to verify...
I have not formally painted for a long time but I am getting the urge again.
I think I would like to resume my watercolors. I found this medium a big challenge but it is less messy than oils.I still have all my tubes of watercolors so maybe I will just do that.
I thought you might enjoy seeing a few of the paintings I have kept. Most of my work is in private collection.
Thanks for stopping by.

Friday, February 18, 2011

OWOH Winner

to Jenn of Just Jenn Designz winner of the amulet bag.
I want to thank everyone that stopped by my blog. It was a pleasure to meet each of you .
I will be popping by to visit each of you as time allows... Hope you will come back and visit me too.
A big thank you to Lisa for arranging such a spectacular event for so many years. It has been such fun....Let's not say good-bye but let it be an open door for wonderful friendships to enter.