Saturday, September 24, 2011

more cupcake

I kept looking at this painting and decided I really didn't like the way the background was going so I completely changed it, but I like the dark background better. Still a lot of work to do on this.

Monday, September 12, 2011

cupcake update

Here is an update of the cupcake. Worked on it today and hope it might be finished by the end of the week. I am getting a chocolate one next.


This is my donation to the Dana Farber fundraiser "A Spirited Affair". I couldn't do their 12 x 12 piece as my work needs to be under glass so I donated this to their auction. 12 x 16 oil pastel.

Saturday, September 10, 2011


I did more work on the cupcake, but didn't get a chance to take a picture. Will do when I go to my studio on Monday. However, we did pick our first batch of tomatoes this past week. We really weren't sure they were ever going to ripen. These are Romas and Better Boys and they are delish..

Saturday, September 3, 2011

New series

One of my daughters and her husband own a small cafe in Kingston and one of her specials are her homemade cupcakes. They are very popular. Several weeks ago one of my students suggested that I do a series of the cupcakes. I thought about that for awhile and then decided to try it. I am starting with their most popular...the coconut one.  I haven't decided where I will go with this, but thought it would be fun to try. Here is the beginning of the first one. 16" x 16" oil pastel on gessoed board. The blue is a background test color.