link) to all of the 6 x 6 paintings that were juried into the Randy Higbee 6 x 6 show in California. If you can't go to the show, these paintings can be purchased on line. A word of caution, there are many absolutely beautiful paintings in this show, so click on the link when you have some time to enjoy them.
Here is another of the small commissions that I have recently completed. Can you tell by the posture of the child that this is the first day of school?
Great idea for a painting, isn't it?
It was really fun to try and capture the "feeling" (milestone, anticipation, some anxiety? of the parent and child) with the movement of the background paint marks.