Painting: Daughters of the Earth

daughters-of-the-earthMy most recent painting:

Title:         Daughters of the Earth
Artist:       Linda Ruddy
Year:         2017
Medium:  Acrylic
Size:          Framed – 20″ x 24″

Several artists, this past year, have encouraged me to continue painting my women’s series in this style, stating “this is your strongest work”.    Words of encouragement are GOLD and I am grateful for the nudges.  This painting recently won 1st Place.  More encouragement!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  More gratitude!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

lr-8-x-10-_2-webSimilar faces have inspired another of my paintings titled Native Land, from 2010.



About Wings of Wonder

Linda Ruddy is a creative and she works in a variety of materials including pencils, paints, paper, porcelain and fabric. Her current projects involve hand-sewn bookbinding, children's book illustrating, and writing. In 2010, two of her paintings were published in the Saddleback College literary magazine, The Wall. In the past, she has received recognition for painting and doll making. Linda lives in California with her husband and family pet. Her new blog can be found Please visit often to see how the site develops. Following the muse, Linda Ruddy
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6 Responses to Painting: Daughters of the Earth

  1. Cindy says:

    Love the way you capture the feminine spirit in this painting, Linda. Congratulations on your 1st Place award. Hope to see you soon! xo Cin

  2. Robin says:

    Linda, I just shared these paintings of yours to my friends and they were so in awe and asked if you are showing in galleries. You are an amazing artist!

  3. marilynscottwaters says:

    High five you! These are lovely. Congrats, M

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