Leap of Faith - Figuratively Speaking

LEAP OF FAITH - FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING

6"x6" oil Remember me? I haven't posted in a while, in part because there are so many other things to do, and in part because I have...

Figuratively Speaking - A Bit of Sunshine

FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING - A BIT OF SUNSHINE

8"x8" acrylic I painted this on a gloomy February day. Our weather has been above normal for the last couple of weeks, meaning rain...

 
 
 
Figuratively Speaking - Pink Ponies

FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING - PINK PONIES

8"x10" acrylic Normally you would associate pink elephants with drunkenness, especially if you were from the Dumbo generation. However,...

Figuratively Speaking - Stop and Smell the Roses

FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING - STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES

6"x6" oil I was participating in a 30 day painting challenge this month before my daughter's family came to stay with us on their way...

 
 
 
Figuratively Speaking - Meditation in Neutrals Day 7

FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING - MEDITATION IN NEUTRALS DAY 7

My daughter's family, the Blundell family, is moving from the west coast to the east coast...stop me if I've previously mentioned this....

Figuratively Speaking - Meditation in Analogous Warm

FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING - MEDITATION IN ANALOGOUS WARM

I made a snowman today! Actually that is not completely true. I made a base for a snowman. The snow wasn't as packable as it needed...

 
 
 
Figuratively Speaking

FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING

Both of these paintings were done with only red and green with white. The top one was about creating volume with value. The bottom...

Figuratively Speaking - Meditation in Blue and Orange8

FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING - MEDITATION IN BLUE AND ORANGE8

8"x10" acrylic Day 2 of Leslie Saeta's 30 in 30 challenge. This is about value, color harmony and creating volume through brush work....

 
 
 
Figuratively Speaking-Yellow and Purple

FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING-YELLOW AND PURPLE

Add caption 8"x10" acrylic Routines are really brilliant. I have lived much of my life thriving on change and even some chaos. I am...

Figuratively Speaking - Grandma

FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING - GRANDMA

8"x10" This was painted from a photo taken 42 years ago. I can easily pull up that number because it was an important year for me....

 
 
 
Figuratively Speaking - Deep Thought

FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING - DEEP THOUGHT

5"x7" oil I want to paint the kind of paintings that are so intriguing that you fall into them over and over and don't get complacent...

Figuratively Speaking - Making Connections

FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING - MAKING CONNECTIONS

8"x8" oil I am working on a portrait and trying to take it slow and do it right. It comes and it goes. I think I am relying on detail...

 
 
 
Figuratively Speaking - Geraniums on the Window Sill

FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING - GERANIUMS ON THE WINDOW SILL

11"x14" acrylic I had a busy day yesterday, running from one event to another to make sure I arrived on time. I miss judged and ended...

Figuratively Speaking - Sunflower Sunset

FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING - SUNFLOWER SUNSET

4'x6' acrylic Right before I had shoulder replacement surgery I started this painting. I usually do tiny little paintings but I chose...

 
 
 
Figuratively Speaking - Little Cook

FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING - LITTLE COOK

6"x6" oil Everyone should daily have someone who looks over the shoulder and smiles adoringly at them. Would the world not be a better...

Figuratively Speaking - Memories of Joan

FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING - MEMORIES OF JOAN

Our family got really exciting and happy news this week. We also got really sad news. We were and still are, on an emotional merry-go-round....

 
 
 
Figuratively Speaking - The Swimmer

FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING - THE SWIMMER

To Purchase Go Here It seems like almost the whole country is in a deep freeze. The definition of that depends on what is "normal"...

Figuratively Speaking - A Snowy Day

FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING - A SNOWY DAY

We drove to the far north this morning and the thought crossed my mind that there were a lot of cars on the road this Saturday morning...

 
 
 
Figuratively Speaking - The View From My Studio

FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING - THE VIEW FROM MY STUDIO

My first memory...stop me if I have already told this story...my first memory is a blur of moving colors. Somehow that makes sense...

Figuratively Speaking - Irish Walk

FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING - IRISH WALK

I learned some new words today. I hope I can get to use them in a Scrabble game someday. My sister-in-law is a world class Scrabble...

 
 
 



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 ...

Watercolor: Tide Pool Brocade - and the challenge of painting clouds in...

Watercolor: Tide Pool Brocade - and the challenge of painting clouds in watercolor

This is a post from Belinda Del Pesco's Art Blog Belinda Del Pesco . Painting White Clouds in Watercolor If you've tried to paint white clouds in watercolor, you know that the... Read more ...

Streaks of Pink, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Streaks of Pink, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Streaks of Pink14x18 on canvas I created this at the Pottery Barn during my sale and demo. I had fun visiting with everyone and showing off my art. Thanks to everyone that... Read more ...

Nolintha Residence / in situ studio

Nolintha Residence / in situ studio

© Keith Isaacs Architects: in situ studio Location: Raleigh, United States Lead Architects: in situ studio Area: 2447.0 ft2 Project Year: 2017 Photographs: Keith... Read more ...

This Lens Ring Box is a Sharp Way to Propose to a Photographer

This Lens Ring Box is a Sharp Way to Propose to a Photographer

Matt Zabloski of Kelo Designs has created a new mechanical camera lens ring box for people who want to propose to a photographer in style. Turning the aperture ring opens the... Read more ...

Contemporary Fine Art Painting,Abstract,Small Painting “Beautiful” by...

Contemporary Fine Art Painting,Abstract,Small Painting “Beautiful” by Colorado Artist Gerri Calpin

Heavy texture, Ploymer clay image, acrylic paint. Black painted wood frame, ready to hang or use easel. 8"x8"x1/4" Mixed Media on Canvas $100 Read more ...

The Universe Contemplated in Taos, with Sound and Light, at PASEO 2018

The Universe Contemplated in Taos, with Sound and Light, at PASEO 2018

Artist Cristopher Cichocki works on Circular Dimensions The PASEO nighttime art festival emerged in 2014 as a platform to present installation, performance and projection art... Read more ...

Samyang's New 14mm f/2.8 is Its First AF Lens for Nikon F-Mount Cameras

Samyang's New 14mm f/2.8 is Its First AF Lens for Nikon F-Mount Cameras

Samyang today announced the Samyang 14mm f/2.8 , the company's 8th autofocus lens and its first AF lens designed for Nikon F-mount cameras. The virtually-identical Canon EF... Read more ...

Contemporary Art, Abstract,Expressionism, Studio 9 Fine Art “King of Wishful...

Contemporary Art, Abstract,Expressionism, Studio 9 Fine Art “King of Wishful Thinking” by International Abstract Artist Amanda Saint Claire

Contemporary Art,Abstract Painting, 30"x20"x1.5" Mixed Media on Canvas/Available Read more ...

Mixed Media Abstract Painting, Contemporary Art “Summer Parade” by Santa Fe...

Mixed Media Abstract Painting, Contemporary Art “Summer Parade” by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

FRESH OFF THE EASEL... All the colors of summer are in this little gem. It feels like the flower garden in full bloom. It is finished in a high gloss resin which accentuates... Read more ...

Cloud Tower / tnE Architects

Cloud Tower / tnE Architects

© Lukas Schaller Architects: tnE Architects Location: Grafenegg 10, 3485 Grafenegg, Austria Lead Architects: tnE Architects ZT GmbH - harnoncourt | fuchs & partner Area: 651.0... Read more ...