Ways to Keep Cool, “Mimi in the Laundry Shade”

Mimi’s got the right idea! Soon enough this morning it was too hot even for this, but it reminded me of this painting, as did the skirts and dresses which I also wore this past week. Some things really don’t change much, and me and Mimi outside in the morning is one of them, whether […]

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My Neighbor’s Laundry, A Summer Thing

I do have a thing for laundry. This is one of several paintings featuring or including laundry. This could be anywhere, but Carnegie really is a place where people still use their backyards to hang laundry, including me. And it really is my neighbor’s laundry in the back yard on a lovely summer morning. I […]

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Lilacs and Laundry in My Back Yard

It’s warm and sunny enough to hang out the laundry once again, and the lilacs I had to cut back after trees fell on them have grown and will bloom again this year. My yard is beginning to feel complete again! This painting always reminds me of those first spring mornings when it’s warm and […]

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Another September, Mimi in the Laundry Shade

I was hanging out these exact dresses and skirts in the bright sun this morning, with Mimi and Mewsette milling around then settling down in the shade because it was so hot, very much like the August morning I took the photo, or the September morning, September 4 to be exact, when I painted it. […]

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Mimi in the Laundry Shade

Finally! This morning we could re-enact one of our favorite activities: hanging out the laundry on a warm, sunny morning. This painting was from a summer morning but even though it’s May it’s quite warm out there right now, and Mimi and I took some extra time to enjoy it. This was painted from a […]

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Lilacs and Laundry in My Back Yard

What got me in trouble this afternoon in 2013 when I should have gotten some work done inside was how cute my laundry looked with the lilac blooming above it, and the roses on the gate, and the first geraniums and spring flowers. I have a thing for laundry in paintings, so I decided to […]

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Mimi in the Laundry Shade, Watercolor

Mimi in the Laundry Shade, Watercolor, 6″ x 6″, 2017. The original is sold but digital, giclee and canvas prints as well as greeting cards are available. ABOUT THE ARTWORK This was painted from a photo I took in August 2015. I’ve always wanted to do a simple little painting of it: my colorful dresses […]

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#30paintingsin30days Day 3: Mimi in the Laundry Shade

NOTE: The original scan I posted wasn’t accurate, too contrasty and colors were not accurate, so I photographed it the next day and replaced the image. This was painted from a photo I took in August 2015. I’ve always wanted to do a simple little painting of it: my colorful dresses and skirts moving gently […]

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My Neighbor’s Laundry, Oddly Inspiring

“My Neighbor’s Laundry”, acrylic painting on board 6″ X 12″, painted in 2005. Prints available on canvas and paper. [ss_product id=’19bd45ae-e72f-11e5-8b5d-0cc47a075d76′ ]Landscape, “My Neighbor’s Laundry”[/ss_product] ABOUT THE ARTWORK This could be anywhere, but Carnegie really is a place where people still use their backyards to hang laundry, including me. And it really is my neighbor’s […]

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Lilacs and Laundry in My Back Yard

“Lilacs and Laundry” is an original pastel sketch, 9″ x 12″ painted in my back yard in May 2013. It’s framed in a white solid wood frame with a white mat. [ss_product id=’f698ec08-1475-11e6-b6d9-0cc47a075d76′ ]Landscape, “Lilacs and Laundry”[/ss_product] ABOUT THE ARTWORK What got me in trouble today when I should have gotten some work done inside […]

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