Brenda Osborne

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Portrait of Pru

This painting is titled “Portrait of Pru” (26″ x 24″). Her real name is Prudence. She is a great high energy rescue dog, and a massive handful for Danny and Bri. The painting depicts her at a very restful, sober moment, which may not exist in her reality. She is like your child that will never hold still for a photo. So… did I mention invention? I am currently frame challenged, with… Read More


As the title indicates, there’s no place like home. This is a painting looking west from our dock. Summer thunderstorm brewing.


Mallet Bayou – My backyard


Ibis


Sunrise as we were leaving Boot Key Harbor, Marathon


Blue Clouds in Boot Key Harbor


The Keys are warm and balmy and very casual. It is nice to be spending some time relaxing and not moving to new locations. I feel like my brain is taking some time to process where we have been and are going. It can be unsettling to always be on the move without some sense of continuity. Cruising on a boat is different than RV cruising. There are more variables that you… Read More

Goodland Anchorage

We spent Christmas in Marco Island, Smoke House Bay. Trevor, our neighbor cruiser on White Pearl, joined us for a little Christmas Eve cheer. Later, we continued south to Goodland. The only businesses in Goodland are a marina and 5 restaurants. There is no place in this town to buy milk or bread, but if you want to drink beer and do the Buzzard Lope at Stan’s Idle Time bar, you are… Read More


Here are the two paintings I completed this weekend for the One Size Fits All show that will be held at the Bayou Arts Center, Santa Rosa Beach, FL.  I still need to mount them on the 10×10 panels that are required for the show. One is of a local saltwater marsh and the other is a boat house on the bayou in my backyard.


I created this piece for the Celebrate the Master show that will be held at the Chautauqua Center of NWF State College in DeFuniak Springs, FL. We were asked to copy or create a painting in a style of a master artist. I had no idea which artist to choose, then I noticed a sticky note on the window in my studio with the name Jawlensky written on it. So, I went… Read More