This was one of the first paintings I did for Artizanns in Naples almost a year ago and its been a favorite with our classes. I love seeing a recap of all the people we’ve painted with!
If you know me then you know I haven’t stopped painting this past year. I’ve been thirsting for art! After moving back to upstate NY I reconnected with my childhood friend, Marissa, and started a new company teaching social painting … Continue reading
This is the last of the Christmas records. Since Mom decided to trade, Stella ended up with West Side Story. I think she was happy with it.
Jen picked this record next. I was experimenting with creating a graphic pattern. To represent the 3 suns I painted my favorite constellation or piece thereof, Orion’s Belt. As a subtle detail I added facets to also symbolize the Giza … Continue reading
Kristie chose this quirky mare that was inspired by Man of La Mancha. It was fitting as she was the first of us sisters to beg Mom and Dad for a horse. Though I toss my nieces on a horse … Continue reading
And next was Sophie’s pick..
Stella chose this record. Then at the end Mom did the one and only “trade” for the night, as this was her first Off-Broadway musical starring Liza Minnelli. Stella was an awesome sport about it.
Next was Anna’s pick..
For Christmas I painted 7 of Grandma’s records for the family. I thought a white elephant gift exchange would be fun. The paintings were loosely inspired by the record covers so that was the “wrapping”. I decided to start youngest … Continue reading
Not finding a song title to match this from the side I didn’t paint on I did some research to see if there was perhaps a better one on the other side of Half a Sixpence. Instead I learned this … Continue reading
My latest obsession is using records from my grandma’s collection as my canvas. (I think its quite brilliant!) When I first made the decision to pack up her massive collection.. 1) I didn’t realize how heavy the boxes were to … Continue reading
The night before Jennifer, Jamin and Maeve left I decided to whip up a couple paintings for them. I know they love music so I painted a treble and base clef. I used colors that match the rocking horse I … Continue reading