My Fine Art Journal

Read about my artwork and experiences in the art world.

30 Paintings Day 26

It's day 26 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days! We made it! Almost... The 30 Paintings in 30 Days challenge isn’t new. Leslie Saeta of Artists Helping Artists has been hosting them for the last few years. I, like many other artists, have participated in this challenge before....

30 Paintings Day 25

It's day 25 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days! The painting today is about the beach as I head to the Sonoran desert. I’m writing this post on my flight to Phoenix, Arizona. I lived in Arizona for seventeen years and the desert will always hold a special place in my heart....

30 Paintings Day 24

It's day 24 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days! Today I created a sky blue encaustic painting with a circle of mini pine cones. PAINTING DETAILS: “In the Forest VIIII” 6 x 6 inches encaustic and mini pine cones on wood panel Origin: McKenzie River, OR $90 click here to...

30 Paintings Day 23

It's day 23 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days! When I've painted my pieces inspired by the coast I've primarily used blues and greens. Today I decided to use the neutral colors from the beach. This painting combines a piece of driftwood with hints of gold surrounded by a...

30 Paintings Day 22

It's day 22 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days! I found the fun, little arrow shaped tree branch in this painting on my 10.5 round trip hike to the top of Black Butte in Sisters, Oregon. The strenuous hike was worth the spectacular 360 degree views at the summit. You could...

30 Paintings Day 21

It's day 21 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days! I can't believe I made it three weeks! One of the side benefits of painting more is that I see more of my studio mates. I share a space at Lumin Art Studios with three other female artists: painter Alisha Vernon, jewelery...

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