Sunset at the Lake in Texas, original oil painting

Beauty of living in the south is the warmth of all seasons. Summer is for fun, and the rest of the year is for work! Now that it's cooling down, I can get out and paint more often. Here's a place in my neighborhood that I like to paint. It's a quiet small lake with … Continue reading Sunset at the Lake in Texas, original oil painting

Plain Air Waterfall Painting

Ever since I learned about impressionists, I wanted to try plain air painting. There's something magical about capturing the moment, the air, the ever-shifting reality. It turned out to be harder than I expected! At the time, I used acrylic paint, and due to it's drying time it proved to be impractical to use in … Continue reading Plain Air Waterfall Painting

Apple and Pear on the Table, original 5 x 7 oil painting

I continue to experiment with small still life setups, like this pear painting. However, this time I chose two subjects. The apple and pear are the best of friends, especially in a pie! Anyway, let's stay on topic here! I tried to make the apple to be the focal point of this painting. The pear … Continue reading Apple and Pear on the Table, original 5 x 7 oil painting

Bouquet of Mums in a Vase, oil painting

Ever since I got a small garden, I can actually pick flowers and put them in a vase every now and then. I try to use every opportunity I get to paint them, and these mums were perfect for the task. I always loved flowers, but painting them could be quite a tedious process. In … Continue reading Bouquet of Mums in a Vase, oil painting

The Pear, oil painting

This is indeed The Pear for me, since it's the first pear I tried to paint with oil paint. I love the way it turned out, and it might even be my favorite painting of the year. It's hard to show the beauty of oil paint with just a photograph, but depending on the lighting, … Continue reading The Pear, oil painting

Lemon on the Checkered Tablecloth, oil painting

I have recently started exploring oil paint as a medium, and I fell in love with it immediately. The translucency and vividness of colors impressed me so much, that I wanted to throw color everywhere! This gave me an idea to start a series "Drunk with Color." I started my journey with small still life … Continue reading Lemon on the Checkered Tablecloth, oil painting

Paint Pierre Challenge

I attempted my first watercolor portrait! 😀 I never really painted people with watercolors before, apart from princesses when I was a child 😀 This is a #paintpierre challenge by @artsavoirfaire (IG) and @theartsherpa (IG), I'm finally participating in things! 😀 I also recorded a process video, check out my YouTube to view video! Pierre … Continue reading Paint Pierre Challenge

Quiet Day in July, gouache painting

The weather in Texas is very much unpredictable. It can be a calm and sunny afternoon after a swooping thunderstorm in the morning. This is one of those "quiet now" days in July -- water too cold to get in the pool, but it's nice to just sit in the shade. Available for sale! 8.5 … Continue reading Quiet Day in July, gouache painting

Rhino Soccer Player, watercolor painting

I have this idea of a large format series of geometric animal art, but at first I decided to try it out on a tiny paper with watercolors. Overall, I think it turned out pretty fun, I think I might make a T-shirt for myself with this rhino 😀 Available for sale! 8.5 x 5.5 … Continue reading Rhino Soccer Player, watercolor painting

Texan Cornflowers, gouache painting

.ugb-a57723b-wrapper.ugb-container__wrapper{min-height:50vh}.ugb-a57723b.ugb-container{margin-top:0px !important;padding-top:0px !important} I love wildflowers, and when I came to Texas and saw fields of bluebonnets, cornflowers, and other beautiful flowers, I fell in love with spring! Now that I have a small garden, I planted a few cornflowers. The beauty of wildflowers is that they keep coming back year after year. I wish … Continue reading Texan Cornflowers, gouache painting