Saturday, December 12, 2009


I have finished several paintings lately and finally got some great pictures of them. I have a new camera and it takes wonderful pictures of my paintings. I will share a few with you. Most are from my "flower period." I saw some oil paintings of single flowers on a black background in Santa Fe last summer and decided to do my own set. I have completed four. I did the rosebud back in the summer and took that picture with my old camera. The others are more recent. The last one I did was the iris and it is my very favorite.

I also did one of a red hibiscus with a green background. It had fun with it!

In the fall I painted a landscape of Fajada Butte in Chaco Canyon, NM. I took the picture when we were there last June. Bet it does not look that warm there today!

More recently I discovered water colors and am having a grand time exploring the possibilities with that medium. I have not figured out how to achieve the detail with water color that I like, but I am looking forward to seeing what I can learn once the holidays are over. Right now I am up to my ears in creating Christmas gifts, baking, wrapping, decorating.


  1. Oh, my WORD...your paintings are absolutely stunning!!! Did you go to school to learn to paint? I really admire anyone who can do that kind of work. I can't even sketch anything, so your work just boggles my mind!!!

  2. Wow Pat - these are beautiful! You're very talented!

  3. Those are fabulous and incredible life like flower paintings! I would love to have them hanging in my house! Great job!

  4. Those paintings were the first thing I saw when we came to your house in October! They are beautiful and the iris looks like a picture!! I'm thinking we need that gallery!

  5. They are beautiful!