I fought this painting until the bitter end, but the look on my husband’s face said it all.  Thankfully, my second attempt is proving fruitful.

detail of failed pet portrait

Detail of a (now scrapped) pet portrait – perhaps texture got the best of me?

acrylic & oil wash with oil pastel and colored pencil

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sneak peek…

September 29, 2010

sneak peek of my latest painting

Landscape detail with 4 washes of oil paint.  Many more to go.

In other news, my Live Oak Trees received some blog love this week…thanks Miss Jazzy Elizabeth!

details…

June 16, 2010

…it’s what keeps me interested in pen & ink work.  After all, it’s the little things that make a house a home, right?

detail of a pen and ink drawing by heather l young

detail from my latest ink, a wedding gift.

©2010 Heather L. Young

simply…

April 3, 2009

painting bluebirds and daisies today.

daisies

detail – watercolor

©2009 Heather L. Young

I prefer mine English…

August 20, 2008

but these are not…

Cucumber Study ©2008 Heather L. Young

I needed to paint seeds…