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Insights on Industry IX

watercolor 8" x 14" This is another in my Industry series.  This is in Gary, IN...it is actually the route that my husband us...

Saturday, August 31, 2013

Delphinium-step by step




watercolor
14" x 21"
floral

These are my delphinium that I had in my front garden.  I got a second growth of these flowers.  They are one of my favorites. enjoy

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Field's Clock-Chicago

watercolor
7" x 11"
cityscape

Thought I would paint this icon of Chicago.  Marshall Fields was a great department store but now it has become Macy's.  Fortunately for Chicago, they kept this clock.  Many people used to meet at this great landmark.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Lincoln Park ALagoon

watercolor
7" x 11"
cityscape

Doing some smaller Chicago scenes....enjoy the big windy city.

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Chicago at Night

watercolor
14" x 21"
cityscape

This painting was actually done for the Daily Paintworks Challenge this past week.  Every week we get a new challenge.  They have been doing this for a long time now....I have done every challenge!!  The neat part is that I have sold a few because of it.  I sold one the other night and shipped it to Canada. Cool.  

Thursday, August 22, 2013

At Night's Fall

watercolor
14" x 21"
landscape

Gearing myself up for my classes that will start in a few weeks.  I always start my students off with barns.  They always seem to get us all in "the mood...."  That should be a song.  lol

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Dave's Jam Night

watercolor
14" x 21"
figurative

Dave Mueller owns an art gallery in downtown Hammond, Indiana and it is called Paul Henry's.  At one time it was an old hardware store.  I believed it belonged to his dad.  I remembering going there when I was young with my dad to buy house paint.  

Every Thursday night they have these jam nights.  Folks come and pot luck and play musical instruments and sing.  This is my version of a Jam night in watercolor.  Let's listen in and hear the music......

Friday, August 16, 2013

Golden Arches-Chicago

watercolor
14" x 21"
cityscape

My friend Mary Kaye Watts gave me this photo to try to paint...Thanks for the challenge MK.  Sorry they built a building in the parking lot and now you can not see who is going to McDonalds.  lol

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

At the Fair series-At the end.

watercolor
5" x 7"
interior

Still having some fair humor...I never said it was good...I said it was fair...Ok...I will stick with painting and not comedy.

Monday, August 12, 2013

At the Fair series III- "Where did they get THAT judge?"

watercolor
7" x 7"
animal

Did you ever wonder the the hens and roosters talk to each other about at the fair?  Well I listened in on one of their conversations......

Saturday, August 10, 2013

At the Fair Series- II - Hen

watercolor
7" x 7"
animal

Another view of the same hen.

Thursday, August 8, 2013

At the Fair series I - Hen

watercolor
7" x 7"
animal

I went to the Lake County Fair in Indiana on Friday and Tuesday....decided to paint some of what I had experienced there....I love the fair....watch for it....

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Chicago's Backside

watercolor
14" x 21"
cityscape

This is the south side of Chicago and is a very familiar scene.  I can't imagine having to walk up all of those stairs.

Sunday, August 4, 2013

Sail's Away

watercolor
14" x 21"

This is a typical scene that you would see if you went to the Hammond Marina, in Hammond, Indiana.  Right next to this Marina is the Horseshoe Casino.  So I guess you can park your boat and then park yourself at one of the slot machines.  Enjoy!!