I've been so busy this winter and spring with working on my garden and cooking up glass for the next Art In The Garden show in Estacada at the end of August that I haven't picked up brush and pigments for a looooong time. But after my last bunch of glass work I was really ready to get back to it, and feeling bold enough to tackle some subjects I've previously been afraid to tackle.
This was from the last set of alternative color studies:
This was a scene which took me several months to figure out how to rearrange the compostion on:
And this last is a color study, obviously influenced by my glass work:
My biggest lesson this spring has been that other people's negativity is their problem, not yours.