Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Spring Awakening

"Spring Awakening" Acrylic on Arches - 
By Mary Maki Rae 2015(c)


4 Slices of Homemade Egg Sesame Bread - 
Cut to 1-1/2" thick

1/2 Cup Cream or Half 'n Half

3 Eggs

1/2 tsp.  Sugar

1/2 tsp. Vanilla Extract

1/2 tsp. Rum Flavoring

1 Tbls. Orange Zest (Don't mix in with the Batter-
just sprinkle on top of toast)

Good Maple Syrup on top -

(or like we had this morning-
Fresh Sliced Strawberries & Whipping Cream)


Monday, March 2, 2015

Flower Muse Update

"Spring Flower Muse" Acrylic by Mary Maki Rae 2015(c)
I decided to paint her dress all one gorgeous color of Medium Lavender - Embellished with a flower and butterfly theme - embroidered perhaps-?
I enjoy her rather Exotic Flair - And Fresh Spring Look-!

Also enjoy the fresh look in the decor of this deck over-looking a river -to view more of this lovely decorated home see:
The latest issue of VERANDA March/April 2015.
Article "Independent Spirit" 152-159.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Flower Muse

"Muse with Strawberry - Tell Me Your Story"
Painting by Mary Maki Rae -2015(c)
Enjoyed working on this piece - I think she needs more detail on her dress
( may try a larger version - will find some flowers for inspiration-!)

Sunday, February 8, 2015

"In The Swim"

"In The Swim" - A Dream Seascape - By Mary Maki Rae (c)2015

Sunday, February 1, 2015

"Looking Good" Acrylic Painting by Mary Maki Rae(c)2015
Enjoying this "PreSpring" Theme - Need more Flowers soon-!

Saturday, November 22, 2014

November Tree

"November Tree" By Mary Maki Rae -2014(c)
The sun has shown so brightly in my Studio these past days - creating a rich -golden glow Inside.
On the Tree outside the leaves are appearing in every shade of Red - Orange - Gold - and Umber - and many have fallen upon a mossy Green velvet ground.
The effect is much too beautiful to dismiss lightly - I felt so inspired to paint this Tree before all the leaves had flown away.

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Northern Flicker

"Northern Flicker" Acrylic on Arches Paper-9"x12" 
Mary Maki Rae 2014 (c)
Inspired recently by a beautifully patterned Northern Flicker and all of the colorful Fall leaves observed in the trees outside my Studio window.

For more about these two Paintings See Here:

Monday, October 20, 2014

New Landscape

"New Landscape" Acrylic-Mary Maki Rae 2014(c)
Enjoy the beautiful earth colors - contrasted with the Sea blues.
Amazed that the Cosmos are still in bloom - a Fall favorite for painting -
Also enjoy the Peruvian Lillies.
Like it this way too -MMR 2014(c)
(Taking a Break till Robert feels Better)