Colorful Portraits on Tea Bags

I am back from a wonderful anniversary vacation with my husband…31 years and still enjoying each others’ company. Now that’s something to celebrate!!! I am shamefully behind…on just about everything…being sick at the end of one year and into the next, was not the way I wanted to start off this year. But I am…

Between Words and Dreams

I am excited to show you what I have been working on for the last few weeks. It’s a new series called “Between Words and Dreams”, and it’s all about exploring shapes, textures and line work, with imagination. I had delved a bit into abstract work, back at the end of 2014, combining abstract and…

Never Let Go

I am really enjoying adding hands to my portraits. I can see it makes an impact, gives a depth of emotion to a portrait.   Never Let Go – 6 x 6 acrylic painting on Ampersand Gessobord Another painting inspired by Oswaldo Guayasamin. In his original portrait, it is a mother holding a child. In this…

Love Conquers All

I am trying something a bit different this year with my art making, as you probably noticed. I am taking quite a few online classes to help me stretch and grow as an artist, and I’m liking the results of my experiments so far. Love Conquers All – 8 x 10 inch acrylic painting on…

Dreaming of You

Dreaming of You – 6 x 6 inch acrylic painting on Ampersand Gessobord Available in my Etsy art shop, ArtcyLucy Studio I started off this year in a class called, The Art of Hands. I have loved this class, and have been studying artists of the past and present who loved to include hands in…

Water Blossoms

Water Blossoms – 9 x 12 inch acrylic on cradled wood panel  (SOLD, thank you!) The sides of the wood panel have been painted a teal green to match the painting.  While yesterday’s water lilies (On a Still Morning) were serene and calming…these I’ve kicked up a notch. It’s more of a water lily carnival.…

On a Still Morning

On a Still Morning – 5 x 7 inch acrylic painting on art panel   A year and a half ago, I stood in front of Monet’s water lily paintings at The Art Institute in Chicago, and just got lost in all the color, texture and shapes of his masterpieces. When I painted these, I…