Little Red Riding Hood Painting Almost Finished


On Sunday I cleaned off my painting table and a funny thing happened. I was motivated to do some painting! The painting is above - she's been in process for a while. She is painted on a wood box frame panel. Right now I'm painting the sides black and then will crackle the whole thing before it's done. I am pleased that she has that awkward head too big for the body look that is so common in old folk art paintings. I also like that she has a gentle innocence about her.

Here is a peek at one corner that has been organized. I've been looked at the magazine Where Women Create and have been inspired (again) to make my areas a place that is a joy and respite to go to create.


You can't see to the right of this shelving unit -
that's the disaster zone I have yet to address!

6 comments:

  1. Dixie, she is very pretty. I love the painting.

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  2. She is adorable...
    Just stopping by to say hello...
    So,HELLO. Hope you are doing well...I like the new couch and got a kick out of your rug choices.

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  3. GASP!She is wonderful,Dixie!I want her too!One of these days.....:-)
    ~Mandy

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  4. Hi Dixie! I love your work. Your Red Riding Hood is so sweet! I think she is tired of cold weather and looking forward to flowers blooming!!

    -Daphne

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  5. You KNOW I love her!
    And great start on the studio :)

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  6. Thanks, all. She went to live with Nina Mason as my (gulp) Christmas Swap. Christmas in January.

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