Tuesday, August 23, 2011

New Painting~ Pineapple Upside Down Cupcake


Pineapple Upside Down Cupcake
6" x 6"
Acrylic Paint on Gallery Wrapped Canvas
~Sold~


Right when my diet was really going well, I discovered this wonderful cupcake place! This was the best cupcake! It was so pretty, I had to paint it. I will start the diet again, maybe.....after just one more trip to the cupcake place!

Pineapple Upside Down Cupcake was painted using professional artist grade acrylic paint on a museum quality gallery wrapped canvas with painted sides to allow for display without a frame. Painting was finished with a light coat of varnish.

This painting has sold.

Thanks for stopping by~

Torrie

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Carolina Tar Heel Coffee Cup ~ Go "HEELS!


Carolina Tar Heel Coffee Cup
6" x 6"
Acrylic on Gallery Wrapped Canvas
$59


This is my entry in the "Paint Your Mug" challenge at Daily Paintworks. I don't drink coffee or other hot drinks, but I do have my favorite mug in my office. This is a painting of my UNC Chapel Hill Carolina Tar Heel coffee cup. Go 'HEELS!!

Carolina Tar Heel Coffee Cup was painted using professional artist grade acrylic paint on a gallery wrapped canvas with painted sides to allow for display without a frame. Painting was finished with a light coat of varnish.

This painting is currently available for purchase for $59.00. You can also purchase from my Etsy.com store.

UP NEXT~

I am almost finished with the Pomegranate painting. After that I had better get busy on the "boat" painting. It is four feet long and will take a while~
Thanks for stopping by~


Torrie


Sunday, August 14, 2011

New Orange Painting ~ Fresh Orange III


Fresh Orange III
5" x 7"
Acrylic Paint on Ampersand Claybord
~Sold~

I picked up Ampersand Claybord the other day, I have been wanted to try painting on a smoother surface than canvas. I decided to paint the orange composition I have painted before to try it out. I am very pleased with how it turned out.

Fresh Orange III was painted using professional artist grade acrylic paint on a museum quality Ampersand Claybord. Painting was finished with a light coat of varnish.

This painting has sold.

I have another painting started using the claybord. It is a pomegranate on a plate. It should be finished and posted in the next few days.

Thanks for stopping by~

Torrie

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

The Rooster V ~ New Rooster Painting


The Rooster V
6" x 6"
Acrylic Paint on Gallery Wrapped Canvas
~Sold~


I haven't painted a rooster in a while, so I thought I would re-visit the rooster portrait painted last year. For this version, I added more blue to the background.

The Rooster V was painted using professional artist grade acrylic paint on a museum quality gallery wrapped canvas with painted sides to allow for display without a frame. Painting was finished with a light coat of varnish.

This painting has sold. To see more paintings currently available for purchase, please visit my Website gallery or my Etsy.com store.

Up next~

I am continuing with the two small still life paintings using the new clayboard. I really like how they are coming along. I will post as soon as I am finished. I may be using these more often.

Thanks for stopping by~

Torrie

Tuesday, August 09, 2011

The Lone Cherry ~ New small painting.


The Lone Cherry
6" x 6"
Acrylic Paint on Gallery Wrapped Canvas
~Sold~

Taking a short break from painting pears...feeling a little red, so I painted a cherry with the same subtle green/gray back ground that I love.

The Lone Cherry was painted using professional artist grade acrylic paint on a museum quality gallery wrapped canvas with painted sides to allow for display without a frame. Painting was finished with a light coat of varnish.

This painting has sold. To see more paintings currently available for purchase, please visit my Website gallery or my Etsy.com store.

I am almost finished with a new small rooster painting and currently working on small still life painting using Clayboard by Ampersand. This is my first time to try these panels, so far so good.

Now, back to painting,

Thanks for stopping by,

Torrie


Thursday, August 04, 2011

The Pear Chronicles 015 ~ The final Chronicle for now~


The Pear Chronicles 015
4" x 6"
Acrylic Paint on Gallery Wrapped Canvas
~Sold~



New in the pear chronicles series, The Pear Chronicles 015 is a red pear with a muted green - gray background. This is the final Pear Chronicles for now. I will probably resume the series just in time for Christmas shopping~

The Pear Chronicles 015 was painted using professional artist grade acrylic paint on a gallery wrapped canvas with painted sides to allow for display without a frame. Painting was finished with a light coat of varnish.

This painting has sold. To see other paintings currently available for purchase please visit my my Website gallery or my Etsy.com store.

I have finished a small cherry painting~ I will try to get it listed online tomorrow.

Have a wonderful Friday~

Torrie

New Pear Painting~ The Pear Chronicles 014


The Pear Chronicles 014
4" x 6"
Acrylic Paint on Gallery Wrapped Canvas
~Sold~


Finally back to painting~ Whenever I have been away from painting regularly, I like to start back with painting a pear. I have always loved painting them and it is like coming home before I start something new.

This is a continuation of the small pear painting in The Pear Chronicle Series. I really like the way this turned out. I had one small canvas left, so a painted a red one that has the similar background. They look really nice together. I will be posting that pear later this evening.

The Pear Chronicles 014 was painted using professional artist grade acrylic paint on a gallery wrapped canvas with painted sides to allow for display without a frame. Painting was finished with a light coat of varnish.

This painting has sold.

Thank you for stopping by~

Torrie