original oil paintings by northwest artist, Sharman Owings -
Saturday, March 31, 2012
"Rosie's Beach Vacation" oil on canvas approximately 20x30"
This is the second in what is so far a trilogy. There is so much personality in this little pooch. There is also something about painting at this scale. As most of you know, I have been doing the small "paintings a day" (but not really) for quite some time. It was amazing how different the skill set was when I started scaling back up! and how energized I have become as an artist. I can't spend enough time in the studio. The ideas for new pieces are manifesting like Catholic rabbits. Being home from the old "day job" for a week and having Mother Nature bestow lots of water from the sky has made it easy to lose all time behind the easel. It's hard to want Spring to come when it means the demands of the garden will have to become the priority.
I'm a painter living in Enumclaw, Washington. It's a small town in the foothills below Mt. Rainier. My sculptor husband and I share 3 studios, a foundry,6 cats, a one-of-a-kind, custom, cast bronze door and cabinet hardware company and 5 beautiful acres of land on which we host a July outdoor sculpture show. "A Painting a Day" seemed a little over the top. Just up my alley. Don't look for any consistency in subject matter. The one sure thing? color!
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