Why doesn’t anyone tell me when there’s paint on my face . . .

The painting gets continued around the edges of the canvas.

Alternate Reality, 30 x 40 inch oil painting by HVH, available for purchase on hollyvanhart.com with free shipping

The start of a new painting

Sometimes I like the start of the painting so much I just want to stop there. I usually keep going, but one of these days I’ll play around with the idea of stopping early


Immersing myself in Forests these days . . . Autumn Dance’, 48 x 36 inches, c Holly Van Hart

Working on a larger forest painting (almost as tall as I am)

Starting another painting. I’ve gone crazy for trees and forests!