Sunday's painting

This is my first blog post!  I'm very excited about a book I got when I started oil painting last week:  Carol Marine's Daily Painting.  She is an amazing painter with a fabulous blog, at  After just ten days of oil painting every day, I am feeling more comfortable with the paints and having a great time experimenting.  Many of the paintings I've been doing have been attempts to copy works of other artists to figure out what they're doing, but I am posting original work that I've been doing from my own still life setups.