Colorful Still LifeHerein New England (like much of the country) we areweary of winter and out of energy for bracing against the cold. I want warm temperatures and my eyes are craving color. The subtle shades of gray in the sky andsnow that I usually love don't have the same allure. It's time for the next season, so let's get on with it!
Explosion of ColorAssembling this group of splashy and colorful objects was fun and painting them meant usingoil colorright out of the tube, a real treat after blah g... read more »
This penny painting is on display at the beautiful South Street Gallery in Hingham, along with another 25 cents for your viewing pleasure. What superstitious Irish person wouldn't like a clover leaf painting on a penny. An extra lucky penny... read more »
Ice Fishing Shanties - Stage OneOn the first paint out day away, we spent entirely too much time trying to find a great spot to paint.The issue we had in beautiful Chesterfield, New Hampshire wasn't that there weren't enough scenic spots (blanketed with a gorgeous snowpack), but rather there was so much snow, that the embankments prevented convenient access, both for parking the car and walking to a spot. Instead of the coveted covered bridge scene, we found a location behind the Brattleboro, VT Retreat ... read more »
Masters SnippetsI thought I had had a novelidea, and that was to create original oil paintings on shiny, copper pennies. The idea hit me as some coins were being placed in my hand recently. Iknew that painters sometimes use copper substrates, but not the size of a penny.
FloralI tried a yellow rose, a winter snow scene, a couple of miniature portraits. I loved the smooth copper surface. Could I possibly be the only painter who thought to use them?I googled "penny painting," and a painter names Jac... read more »
I dont do drugs I am drugs Nov. 02, 2013. This work was inspired by the portraits of Richard Phillips mostly of the one called Scout: The photo sketch the progress of work: And here goes the final result: read more »
16" x 20"
Oil on Wooden Panel
I completed this "Pub" portrait a few months ago. I'm so far behind on posting! I got a wonderful note from Georgia's owner when he received it:
"Our beloved Golden Retriever Georgia passed away after a full life and I was looking for a way to remember her. I saw Liz's website and sent her a few photos. Liz captured her physical look and in an uncanny way was able to capture her personality also. I put this pub sign up outside of our games room and it is a... read more »
I painted from this reference photo a few years ago and it is one of my most popular paintings. I thought I'd give it another whirl and see what I did differently.
Mountain Lion II
4 1/2" x 4 1/2" $100 - email me for info
I think I have a frame that fits it that I can include
I'm very happy with the way this turned out. I like it a lot better than the first one :) I'm working on a pub sign that I'll show you soon.Live Creatively!Liz read more »
I am trying to raise funds to do gallery showings and I started a crowdfunding campaign on fundrazr.com you can view it here. https://fundrazr.com/campaigns/fduu7/tw/32Gyn8? Thanks for your support. read more »
BANO - Donated K9 Portrait
4"x6" Oil on Panel
Portland Police Bureau
From his partner:
Bano is a German Shepherd trained to trail and alert on fresh human scent. We have worked together about 7 years and he is currently 8 1/2 years old. He is a powerful and sweet dog who really enjoys work. Throughout our time together, he has apprehended approximately 180 "bad guys." Bano has also located multiple articles such as firearms, knives, drugs, ETC. during his course of duties.
Thank you Officer ... read more »
Don't know if I like this piece in color or without color. read more »