Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Over the Holidays

Starbucks at Home
9 x 12 Acrylic on Canvas

Blue Hydrangea
9 x 12 Acrylic on Board

Here are a couple of paintings I did for Christmas gifts that I thought I would share. The first one was for my sister who loves Starbucks and just moved into a new home in Franklin, TN.
The second one is for my sister-in-law who lives in Birmingham. She loves flowers and does alot of flower arranging for weddings, so I thought this would be appropriate for her. I did the hydrangea painting on the new Artists' Boards and it really has a different feel.  I like it, but I don't think I would want to use it all the time. It basically takes texture out of the picture and provides an almost slick surface to paint on.  Hope everyone had a blessed Christmas and wishing you all a Happy New Year!

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