Day 18 ~ The Goldfish

Just joking about the title… 🙂 I’m so tired and brain numb that I asked my daughter what I should call this painting and she said I should paint a goldfish in the bowl…

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18″ x 24″ oil on panel

I don’t know why I start such a big project on a daily painting challenge… but I’m not quite finished with this one… No goldfish though… 🙂

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Day 16 ~ A Little Bit of Fall

There are already leaves turning color and falling off the trees and I harvested three pumpkins from my garden. This is what inspired this little fall mini today, plus sunflowers from the Farmer’s Market…

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4″ x  4″ oil on mini black canvas

$35

Celia’s Sunflowers

Celia's Sunflowers ©2016 Karin Naylor

16″ x 20″ oil on canvas

I’ve been doing a little experimenting lately with brushes and palette knives and trying to swipe a little with the knife to get a looser feel. I have to admit I’m not very brave doing it, but it’s fun to try something new.

I wrote a little more about this painting and the vase on my website blog, in case you are interested, or haven’t seen it yet. 🙂     knaylorpaintings.com

Day 7 ~ Figs

My chef daughter bought some fresh figs the other day, and I thought I’d try to paint them in a ceramic bowl that my potter daughter made. It turned out to be difficult and I’m exceptionally tired today, so maybe I can work on it tomorrow, or maybe I’ll wake up in the morning and things will look a whole lot better… we’ll see. 🙂

Figs ©2015 Karin Naylor copy6″ x 6″ oil on canvas

My revised version…

Three Figs ©2015 Karin Naylor copy