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 with a diverse range of interests in writing and painting. She currently is revising a middle grade novel, and author and illustrating a picture story book. She is an active member of SCBWI, Society of Children Book Writers and Illustrators. Linda has a body of paintings, which form the foundation of her artistic development. This work can be viewed on her website: Her recent illustrations are an outgrowth of the style she developed in these paintings. Another passion is sculpture. Linda often uses her figures as models for her art. Linda's blog is eclectic and journeys wherever her muse guides her attention. Her blog address is: 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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