Thursday, July 11, 2019

Boston Harbor Reflections

acrylic on gessobord
We try to spend every 3rd of July on our boat at Boston Harbor in Olympia.  They put on a fantastic fireworks show out on the water.  It's always fun to see what new boats are around.  This little beauty caught my eye right away!  I absolutely love the reflections on calm waters!

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Salty Swimmer

acrylic on gessobord
This is another painting of our sweet Salty enjoying his summer swim time.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Cooling Off Corgi

acrylic on gessobord
"Life is short, and so are my legs"!  I saw that on a Corgi poster in a store last summer.  It just cracked me up!  These dogs are awesome!  I grew up with Corgis, as well as Beagles.  I loved all of them!  My mom still has a couple Corgis, so I can get my fix whenever I visit her.
     I used a photo from Pixabay as a reference for this.  The dogs I grew up with were never beach/water dogs, so this pic really caught my interest.  It was really fun painting this guys ears...I love the glow!

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Fetching Swimmer

acrylic on gessobord

This is our sweet Salty doing what he loves most!

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Summer Swimmer

acrylic on gessobord
The weather here has been amazing lately!  I can't wait to start taking our Salty dog down to the beach to swim.  I used a photo from Pixabay as a reference for this painting.  Thank you Pixabay!  I love how the sparkles on the water came out!

Monday, June 17, 2019

Great Dane

acrylic on hardboard
I kinda have a thing for big dogs.  Especially Great Danes!  I love these gentle giants so much.  I had planned to work on a different painting today, but I was so excited to start this one, I couldn't help myself.  I really enjoy painting on these oblong sized surfaces; probably because it's out of the norm for me.  Enjoy!

Wednesday, June 12, 2019


acrylic on gessobord
This is another scene from my morning walks on Kailua Beach while I was visiting Oahu.  I wish that I could have our dog, Salty, there. He would absolutely love playing in the ocean!

Monday, June 10, 2019

I Could Do This All Day 2

acrylic on canvas
If this one looks familiar it's because I painted a smaller version of this swimmer a ways back.  I liked it so much I decided it should be on a larger canvas!

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Tuckered Tucker

acrylic on canvas
Just finished this one for a friend.  Thank you Heather for asking me to paint this adorable pup!  Snuggle time is the best!

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Splashing Dogs

acrylic on gessobord
These two dogs were so happy when they got to the beach!  As soon as their owner let them off leash, they went romping through the water, splashing and playing.