We Have History

WE HAVE HISTORY

Jen With Glasses, May, 2017 I've been painting portraits from live model sittings for many years now. Heaven knows I don't do it for...

"Kelly", 9x12", oil on gessoed canvas

"KELLY", 9X12", OIL ON GESSOED CANVAS

I could title this one "Youth and Idealism", since Kelly is leaving soon to study lions and elephants in their habitat in Africa. I...

 
 
 
"Abundance", 16x20"

"ABUNDANCE", 16X20"

I bought a small bunch of peonies from a farm stand last week, brought them home and put them in water. The next morning, they had...

New Palette Knife Video

NEW PALETTE KNIFE VIDEO

I've just uploaded a new video to Youtube, titled "Palette Knife Painting Techniques in Oil". This video takes you step by step through...

 
 
 
"Contemplation"

"CONTEMPLATION"

"Contemplation", 10x8", oil on panelMary Williams Fine Art In my last post, I talked about how I will change my technique to "fit"...

Will You Be in Michigan?

WILL YOU BE IN MICHIGAN?

Hi Friends, if you're planing to be in Michigan this weekend, I'd love to see you in Saugatuck on July 8th! I'll be at the J. Petter...

 
 
 
"Glad To See You"

"GLAD TO SEE YOU"

"Glad To See You", 8x8" oil on cradled 2" gesso board, $135At the J. Petter Gallery(269)857-2230 I was so "Glad To See" so many friendly...

Editing a Setup

EDITING A SETUP

"Harmony", 8x8" Artists are lucky. We can instantly "photo shop" anything to suit our vision as we paint. I did exactly that with the...

 
 
 
"Mancini Glassware", 9x12"

"MANCINI GLASSWARE", 9X12"

Do you have a favorite painting? One of my favorites in the world is "Resting", by Antonio Mancini. Every time I visit the Art Institute...

The Mancini Challenge, continued

THE MANCINI CHALLENGE, CONTINUED

"Forgotten Teacup", 9x12" oil on canvas mounted on board The second half of the Dailypaintworks challenge was tougher than I thought...

 
 
 
New Class Schedule at the Ice House

NEW CLASS SCHEDULE AT THE ICE HOUSE

ANN FELDMAN'S FALL CLASS SCHEDULE THE BCAC STUDIO AT THE ICE HOUSE MALL, BARRINGTON September 22, October 27, and November 10, 2017 Fall...

"Tabasco Time", 6x8"

"TABASCO TIME", 6X8"

Since I originated in New Orleans, it stands to reason that there's always a bottle of McIlhenny's Tabasco sauce on our table at home....

 
 
 
A Palette Knife Portrait

A PALETTE KNIFE PORTRAIT

Oil on Gessoboard, 11x14" Last Friday, I taught a class on portraiture, and I gave a demonstration on how to set up and draw the foundation...

Silent Night, Colorado

SILENT NIGHT, COLORADO

"Silent Night, Colorado", 8x6" oil on panel The holiday season is upon us, ready or not! This time of year, I reflect on how fortunate...

 
 
 
That's Just Peachy

THAT'S JUST PEACHY

"That's Just Peachy", oil on panel, 14x11"Mary Williams Fine Art I enjoy experimenting with different painting styles. Sometimes I...

Class Announcement Feb 16th

CLASS ANNOUNCEMENT FEB 16TH

First, Here's What We've Been Up To: Our ongoing class at the Barrington Cultural Arts Center Studio in the Ice House has covered a...

 
 
 
"Cassidy", A Portrait From Life

"CASSIDY", A PORTRAIT FROM LIFE

"Cassidy", oil on linen, 9.5" x 15" I've been away from the easel for a few weeks, and was feeling rusty when I went to my friend Bill's...

"Back to Basics", and a New Class

"BACK TO BASICS", AND A NEW CLASS

"Back to Basics", 12x12", Oil on Gessoboard Whenever I'm feeling a bit rusty, I like to go back to my art school days, and paint the...

 
 
 
April Class Recap and May Class

APRIL CLASS RECAP AND MAY CLASS

Before I recap our April class, I'll announce the date of our next class at the BCAC studio in the Ice House Mall in Barrington, IL: May...

New Work at the J. Petter Gallery

NEW WORK AT THE J. PETTER GALLERY

"Fractured Sunflowers", 28x22", oil on canvas Yesterday was an eventful day at the J. Petter Gallery in Saugatuck. I was joined by...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Abstract Landscape, Mixed Media, Blazing Sky, Contemporary Painting “Blazing...

Abstract Landscape, Mixed Media, Blazing Sky, Contemporary Painting “Blazing Glory” by Carol Nelson Fine Art

Flash and sparkle. Dramatic colors. Rough and smooth textures. If these things appeal to you, this is your painting. It may be hung as is, or framed for a more finished... Read more ...

Contemporary Expressionist Still Life Art,Bold Expressive Painting “Polka...

Contemporary Expressionist Still Life Art,Bold Expressive Painting “Polka Dot Cactus” by Santa Fe Artist Annie O'Brien Gonzales

FRESH OFF THE EASEL... 12"x12"x1" Acrylic on Canvas-Available Read more ...

Botanical Abstract Painting,Textured Art, Mixed Media Fine Art For Sale...

Botanical Abstract Painting,Textured Art, Mixed Media Fine Art For Sale “First Frost” by Contemporary Artist Liz Thoresen

FRESH OFF THE EASEL... 30"x30"x1.5" Acrylic on Canvas/Available $1575 Read more ...

Botanical Abstract Painting,Textured Art, Mixed Media Fine Art For Sale...

Botanical Abstract Painting,Textured Art, Mixed Media Fine Art For Sale “First Frost” by Contemporary Artist Liz Thoresen

FRESH OFF THE EASEL... 30"x30"x1.5" Acrylic on Canvas/Available $1575 Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Flower Art Painting “Song Without Words” by Illinois...

Contemporary Abstract Flower Art Painting “Song Without Words” by Illinois Artist Marilyn Weisberg

Fresh off the easel...another fun, lively, colorful multimedia floral abstract with a bouquet of light peach roses, a vase of music notes, dots, squibbles, words, touches of... Read more ...

Portrait Painting, Oil Painting, Tesla, “Nikola Tesla” by Texas Artist Debra...

Portrait Painting, Oil Painting, Tesla, “Nikola Tesla” by Texas Artist Debra Hurd

FRESH OFF THE EASEL.. 10"x8" Palette Knife Oil Painting on Gallery Wrapped Canvas/Available $125.00 plus $14.00 Shipping in U.S. Read more ...

Midori

Midori

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3353 Green Street

3353 Green Street

Still life, acrylic, 6" x 6" $100 Read more ...

Vista Bridge

Vista Bridge

I met up with a bunch of sketchers, after getting a late start, and joined one of the groups huddled under overhangs to do the Vista Bridge. Read more ...

Other Voices: 1941

Other Voices: 1941

October 1941. "Woodville, Greene County, Georgia. Section of a house built in the 1830s by the grandfather of Mr. Wade Durham. The house is now occupied by a Negro family... Read more ...