Art ART GALLERY Originals Paintings


“Home” is a simple oil and acrylic painting with a childlike feel.  The idealistic setting of a white house and white picket fence is painted on textured cardstock. Instead of brightening the rainbow I used darker blues and a darker red then added a dark frame. This adds a nice “grown up” feel to a […]

Art ART GALLERY Black Children Children Digital Art Faces Nature and People

Sisters on Vacation

The little sister to the big sister says, “I’m mom’s favorite.” Big sister: “What? No you’re not.” Little sister: “Sure I am, she told me just yesterday.” Big sister: “She can’t like you too much, she made you come out here in the middle of nowhere in this blazing heat.” Little sister: “I can’t argue […]

Art Cats Nature and People

Bella and Birdie

This multi-media piece was painted on tissue paper which was then mounted on a canvas sheet. The illustration shows a kitty and her little bird friend saying goodbye as the sun sets on their day.

Abstract Art Art Originals

Three Oceans, Three Pearls

I purchased polymer clay for $1.79 and liquid adobe clay for 90 cents. I then formed the clay, baked it for 20 min at 250 degrees, let it dry, painted it, sealed it and added hooks. These quarter size pearls were created specifically to match the three paintings I called Three Oceans which are shown […]

African-American Rag Doll Originals Rag Doll

Recycle Plastic Bag Holder Doll

I wanted something cuter than a regular plastic bag holder  so I added an African-American rag doll with angel wings to a bag I already had.  The doll itself is hand stitched and hand painted. I painted her skin with burnt umber oil paints then allowed it to dry. She was heat treated then sealed. […]

Art Flowers Originals Paintings

Tulips To Music

Tulips To Music is part of my Flower A Day Project. On a canvas sheet I printed the music to the song Beautiful by Christina Aguilera. I then painted open tulips in oils, added a few minor details digitally and viola, there you have it, “Tulips To Music.” One of the details I appreciate about […]

Art Black Children Children Sunflowers Visionary

Watch Over Our Children

Copyright 2009-2010 @ Sundrip Journals. All rights reserved. It usually doesn’t take me 7 or 8 days to complete one painting but it looks like this one will need even more time. Seven days now but I’m getting closer. The painting shows a young African-American child walking through a field of sunflowers and wildflowers while […]

Art Nature and People Women

Garage Sale Gone Wrong

We all know one, love one, a person who can’t walk away from a garage sale. She’ll turn the car around in the middle of the street or leap over fences to grab a cheap doodad.  There we are spectators in her compulsion. Helpless to stop her we choke on the dust she leaves behind […]

Flowers Originals Sketchbook diary

Single White Bloom

“Single White Bloom” is for the Flower a Day Project. The flower was painted in oils in my 4 x 4 sketchbook. There’s something personal and maybe even romantic about a single stem. I think I like them better than a bouquet not just for a painting but on my kitchen table as well. *All […]

Art ART GALLERY Flowers Originals

Completed – Tea at My House

The original sketch was done in watercolor but this painting done on 9 x 12 acid free paper is mixed media. In addition to heavily pigmented oil paints I used ink, silk flowers and white lace giving the painting a real life touch. Each silk flower is dotted with metallic gold paint, each white bubble […]