Kid Art, Folk Art Paint Splattered Glasses

Today in art class, the girls made splattered drinking glasses using inexpensive glasses, Folk Art enamel paint and tooth brushes.  The clear splattered glasses are apparently fancy, juice drinking glasses that the girls plan on keeping for themselves.  Kaeleigh and Maddie each painted 3 or 4 glasses in two hours.  They are planning on using the remainder for gifts this holiday season.  A really nice thing about this project is that the kids have something they can use! Plus, kids love to splatter paint and moms like pretty glasses.  These glasses are top rack dishwasher safe once baked or air cured for 21 days according to directions.  


Yellow Poppy Field 18 x 24 Inch Oil Painting

I’ve never painted yellow poppies and felt I needed to.  I like it!  This is an 18 x 24 inch palette knife oil painting.

Red Poppies Dark Sky Oil Painting

This is an 11 X 14 inch oil painting of three red poppies against a really pretty dark blue background that reminds me of twilight.  I’m very happy with the way the colors work together in this painting.  The oranges and reds in the poppies look great with the blues in the sky.  This one is sold.

Tulip Oil Painting

This is a 14 x 18 oil painting of a tulip called Frank.  This is the 4th in a series that my family and I jokingly call looking for Marvin.  I think this tulip looks like he is calling someone, in this case, his buddy Marvin.  “Hey Marvin….Maaaaarvin!”.  He always seems to be calling Marvin.  In this painting, he is at Conchas Lake.  My sister asked for another “Looking for Marvin” painting to match the one she has of Frank in the desert but she wanted a brown sky and blue ground and this is what I ended up painting.

Sunflowers and Echinacea Oil Painting

This is a 14 X 18 inch oil painting of Sunflowers and Echinacea.  I really enjoy seeing purple and yellow together.  It looks to me like this group of flowers has gotten together for a gossip session!  The title of this painting is “Social”.

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Owl Oil Painting, Wise Old Owl, Blue Owl


Blue Owl Painting (Who?), Original Owl Oil Painting, Home Decor, Art, Bird of Prey

This is a 16×20″ oil painting of a blue owl.

I love owls. They are beautiful creatures. However, I worry about owls as well because I raise back yard chickens. When I think about owls in the real world,  I think of nocturnal creatures that inhabit ruins with huge red eyes. I think of hunters. People describe red eyes peering out of the darkness and think of monsters…but in my painting world, the owl is is cute, fluffy bird with great hair.

3/4″ solid wood frame, natural cotton duck canvas

Painted sides

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