Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Tiny Beach Painting

Yeah. It gets to be mid-January and I start thinking about warm places and sunshine and....
Clouds over the Beach, 4x4inches, oil on linen canvas
Copyright 2011 Hannah C. Heyer
This painting was done last month using photos from my stay in Australia as reference. The tiny canvas made it both fun and challenging. I may need to invest in some smaller brushes! I love the smoother texture of linen for doing detail.

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Grand Plans in Spring

We shall build a fort
of sticks and twine and nails.

We'll live on gooseberries
and applesauce sandwiches,
and drink from a brook
(once we've discovered one!)

Our bare feet will grow tough as leather
and we will scoff at wearing shoes!
One of us may spend a summer with a thorn in her foot as a result...

Copyright 2011 Hannah C. Heyer
Girl with a Hammer, 9x12" Ink and Watercolour