Painting of the Week

Painting of the Week – Winter Wool

White on White

White on White

Do you see snowflakes when you think of woolen sweaters and mittens? The moisture-wicking quality in sportswear today often contains wool fibers to cool or warm your body. One of my Dad’s first jobs was being a lumberjack. He told us how his red flannel wool shirts helped him stay warm. Seeing this herd in a winter wonderland inspired the creation of Winter Wool, which I am offering as a new Season’s Greeting Card. I recommend looking at the extra images to see the beautiful interior of this card.

It’s so much fun to color the Whites in paintings and place them near pure White. White surfaces reflect hues of all colors and can be quite dramatic closer to sunrise or sunset. The Suffolk sheep in this mixed herd with their dark legs and faces gave me great contrast to work with. With Acrylic, I mixed Grays with different hues to expand the mid-tone colors in this painting.







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Saturday December 9th, 2023 at 10am-5pm at the Fargo Civic Center

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Website Update

Thank you for your great feedback! We have corrected an overall significant error on my site regarding my notecards. Please take advantage of my Online Sale and get $1.00 off every pack to make up for it until December 10th. When you buy 4 or more packs, use the coupon and receive a FREE $9.95 pack with your order – your choice.  Just write in your selection in notes!


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