The Clinton Fine Arts and Craft Show is on Saturday and Sunday, November 5th and 6th, and is my next venue upcoming. Among my other reverse paintings that will be on display there will be my pet portraits and New York State park paintings. Saturday the show will run from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Sunday it will be 10 until 4.
The 2 paintings featured above got framed this morning, and I will be framing an additional 2 paintings by the time the show opens, so that I may display the first 6 of my New York State reverse paintings on glass. So far, they each measure 16″ x 20″. So please wish me good luck, and I hope there is a good attendance at the show.
People in Paintings keep things interesting and relatable. After all, how many times do we look at paintings of people we never even knew or will know? I believe it’s all a matter of how we can relate to what we are looking at.
I worked with a man who wanted to turn this painting around so he could see the faces of the two people in the painting. That does, I suppose make sense on a normal persons level.
A friend of my grand-niece playing for Copper City.
A reverse painting on glass of my husband and myself.
Somewhere I would like to be.
A young lady named Rachael, whom I have much admiration of. Last year she ran for the Vernon Verona Sherrill track team, and as you can see, is a formidable force to be vying against.
Judy Garland and Ray Bolger in a classic.
When I began painting on glass, I was afraid to paint people. They might be insulted. I did several pet portraits, and never got bitten or snarled at, so somewhere along the line, I guess I got over it. Please feel free to browse through my web site to view more of my people in paintings!
A big part of my art is done in Changing Seasons, And I am jazzed to say that this series is being displayed at the opening of Jonny B’s Tavern this week.
There will be fine food in a family oriented restaurant, as well as spirits at the bar.. The Renee family have been working for weeks to clean up, spruce up and prepare for opening, so please do plan on enjoying dinner or ,lunch out in Floyd soon, at Jonny B’s Tavern. It’s at the same site as the former Oakey Dokey/Hi Way Inn on Rte. 365. And my good luck happened after introducing myself a while ago, The new owners agreed to feature my Changing Seasons Series in reverse painting on glass . I will be changing out the paintings as each new season arrives in order to keep things interesting in the décor.continue reading
Considering I am a native Roman, Paintings From Rome, New York is a thing I could easily specialize in.
Jacob is my oldest grandson. My husband and I were meeting them while they were out camping at the Lake Delta park, and this is exactly how I found him, I took a photo of him, but didn’t know at that time I would later be using it for the model of a painting. This painting was the final result of that photograph. We had a cookout, family gathered together, and a good meal.
Jacob has since grown up, and id now a U.S. Marine. It goes without saying that we are so very proud of him.
What more from life could one ask for?
Because I live here, many of the photographs I take are taken here in Rome. I work from these photos for many of my reverse painting on glass. Many Romans are of Italian descent, and this is the way it was for years, As time goes by, I find that many more hail from other distant parts of the world.
In a six pane window sash that measures 23″ x 28″, the idea for this reverse painting on glass originated on the shore of Oneida Lake when my daughter Bobbi was feeding ducks.
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Horse Paintings are among my favorite to do. There are days when ‘my favorite’ encompasses a lot of territory, but really, has there ever been a more beautiful sight?
When I was a teen-ager, I somehow managed to talk my father into letting me get a pony. Her name was Misty, and she was awfully small. Afterward came an Appaloosa horse. He was a light grey, and the spots only showed when he was wet from bathing. His name was Chief. He was green broke when I bought him, and I wasn’t even that far along. We worked out together, and became great friends. What a lot of work, and responsibility they were! But it lasted for years, and it did not even keep me too busy for trouble. You have to admit, there were some negotiating talents in place!
This continued until I was severely injured and in the hospital for 6 weeks. I did get back on her, but admittedly, with less enthusiasm. Maybe I never got over it though. This morning I bought a wooden rocking horse at a barn sale. Will post immediately if I ever grow up.
Butterfly and Dragonfly Paintings are wonderfully fun to do for me. They are always dressed so magnificently, and I only wish that I was! Many times I work on my paintings with photographs nearby to use as reference, so I have gone out to do my own photo sessions at times. One summer day, there was a Swallow Tail butterfly in the flower bed. That was the first and last time I ever got attacked by a butterfly! I must have gotten too close, and it began beating it’s wings on my face. I let out a few screeches before I began laughing hysterically by the time I got up the driveway.
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Pet portraits are wonderful to paint.
When I paint them, I always begin with the eyes. I need to know where they’re looking. Not to say I can’t paint in a whisker or strand of fur in the same painting session, but the eyes need to be in place before I can go further. Some people like to take pictures of their pets as much as they like taking photos of their children. I like to take the best of these photos and use them as a model for a reverse painting on glass.
I paint in oils on the back side of glass. The side the painting is viewed from is opposite of the side of the glass that the paint is not on. So if the subject of the reverse painting on glass is facing left when I look at it, he will be facing right when you view him, as Dolce is in the painting above. The oils take time to dry, and I can not work on wet paint without making a mess, so, some of my paintings take months to accomplish.
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“Are You Alright?”
Wizard of Oz Paintings were one of the first if my subjects in reverse painting on glass.
My career in reverse painting on glass began in the land of Oz. Days after seeing the movie each year, I would have the nightmares about flying monkeys.
It wasn’t as though I ever even wanted to watch it, but I have 5 sisters, and there were those who either specialized in torture, or thought I would enjoy it.
The reverse paintings on glass on this page represent at least a year of my painting time. I was singing like a munchkin when I barely escaped.
How ever, I was fortunate enough to have married a man who understood. Rich can do all of the Scarecrow’s dances. He could also sing all of the cowardly lion’s songs. He knows this movie like no other! I was properly impressed!
I had no idea that because I never forced my children to watch it there was a void in their lives. Not thinking about it being a classic, I endured the pain alone.
Alas, live and learn. When the project was finished, I asked my youngest daughter if she had ever seen the movie. Her reply was that she didn’t need to. She could just look at the paintings.
Just for a little fun, I am throwing in some old western paintings. With television what it has become over the years, I no longer choose to participate in watching most of it. No one loves a good movie more than I do, but there just aren’t many of them.
What I enjoy is a movie that tells an interesting story. I have nothing against humor either. Yes, Throw a little bit of funny into that story.
Apparently the 2013 version of The Lone Ranger really flopped at the box office. I really did not understand why. Other than children between 15 and 18, the newer version could be enjoyed by anyone. And I only count out the younger people because they seem to be more interested in other things such as their cell phones. You can’t please every one, but comedy is comedy, and Johnny Depp nailed it!
This was not an old western painting, but many of the characters in it were from old westerns. Many people who have seen this reverse painting on glass have tried to identify the people in it. So far, only one lady got them all, and that was because my husband was standing next to me, as he stands next to Marilyn Monroe in the painting.continue reading
Reverse painting on glass in September 11, 2001, 911 series.