899 Call to Action

899 CALL TO ACTION

Portrait painting is so difficult, and this one was particularly challenging for me for some reason. The tiniest change in the angle...

898 Crazy for Cherries

898 CRAZY FOR CHERRIES

Cherries are a very big part of Door County's image and certainly its economy. Door County is a peninsula and its unique climate and...

 
 
 
897 Confetti Blooms

897 CONFETTI BLOOMS

This bunch of flowers was the only multi colored bunch of ranunculas available, so I had to buy them. I find them to be such an intriguing...

895 Missing a Piece and 896 Margarita

895 MISSING A PIECE AND 896 MARGARITA

895 Missing a Piece 896 Margarita, acrylic on 6 x 8" museum hardbord I enjoyed painting this still life so much that I painted it twice....

 
 
 
894 Upstaged

894 UPSTAGED

Setting up a still life is harder than it looks. Sometimes what you envision in your mind just doesn't work in reality. There are so...

893 Lady in Red

893 LADY IN RED

I had a lot of fun putting this painting together from start to finish. I purchased the purple pot and the cup on the right from the...

 
 
 
892 Sunshine Farm

892 SUNSHINE FARM

On the ride home from Door County a few years ago, I came across this beautiful farm with fields of sunflowers. It was such a charming...

891 Lemons in a Blue and White Bowl

891 LEMONS IN A BLUE AND WHITE BOWL

The colors of blue and white and yellow are so cheery and never seem to go out of style. This morning glory bowl was made by Milwaukee...

 
 
 
890 The Danglers

890 THE DANGLERS

I guess I would have to say that my "first love" is painting still life. I enjoy setting up objects in different figurations. On a...

889 Blue Roof 2

889 BLUE ROOF 2

This is a snippet of the barn at the John Turner Land Trust in Door County. I like the perspective and of course, the blue roof.

 
 
 
888. Now More Than Ever

888. NOW MORE THAN EVER

This little girl captured my attention because she looks so familiar. She looks just like I did as a child! I wish I could locate the...

887 Tiny House on Stilts

887 TINY HOUSE ON STILTS

On the slower, more scenic route home from Door County is the town of Algoma, where a cute little place called the Flying Pig Gallery...

 
 
 
886 Drop Outs

886 DROP OUTS

Sometimes veggies and fruit get side tracked in a still life artist's house. This was fun to paint. "886 Drop Outs" acrylic - 8x8 in

885 Hung Over

885 HUNG OVER

Cherries are a VERY big deal in Door County! "885 Hung Over" acrylic - 6x8 in

 
 
 
884 Oh My Darlin', Oh My Darlin'

884 OH MY DARLIN', OH MY DARLIN'

Happy New Year, everyone! I'm getting my Vitamin C from Clementines during these frigid days of winter. Brrr... "884 Oh My Darlin',...

883 George

883 GEORGE

George. Isn't he cute? "883 George" acrylic - 6x6 in

 
 
 
882 Hidden Away

882 HIDDEN AWAY

In all the visits we've made to Door County, I had never seen this little vignette. When we were there last month, there was a "Stop...

881 Things Are Looking Up

881 THINGS ARE LOOKING UP

Here is another painting where my inspiration came from a recent visit to Venice. The original scene was mostly black and grey and...

 
 
 
879 Golden Globe

879 GOLDEN GLOBE

Door County has many beautiful farms that pepper the landscape, and sometimes I stop to photograph them in all their majesty. This...

879 Simply Irresistible

879 SIMPLY IRRESISTIBLE

Today is Giving Tuesday, the Tuesday after Thanksgiving when we are encouraged to donate to our favorite charities, where often our...

 
 
 



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 ...

Daejun Holy Light Church / Lee Eunseok + Atelier KOMA

Daejun Holy Light Church / Lee Eunseok + Atelier KOMA

© Joonhwan Yoon Architects: Lee Eunseok + Atelier KOMA Location: 59 Munjeong-ro 170beon-gil, Seo-gu, Daejeon, South Korea Architect In Charge: Lee Eunseok Area: 4244.0... Read more ...

1769 Summer Sailing

1769 Summer Sailing

I started this painting yesterday, its from a photo I took out at the causeway park here in Ft. Pierce. Its a good sized one, 12 x 16 inches, oil on masonite. Buy this painting... Read more ...

Contemporary Art, Monoprint, Abstract,Expressionism, Studio 9 Fine Art...

Contemporary Art, Monoprint, Abstract,Expressionism, Studio 9 Fine Art "Equipoise" by International Abstract Artist Amanda Saint Claire

Contemporary Art,Abstract Painting 30"x22" Oil on Panel/Available Read more ...

Lishin Elementary School Library / TALI DESIGN

Lishin Elementary School Library / TALI DESIGN

© Hey! Cheese Architects: TALI DESIGN Location: Taichung City, Taiwan Lead Architects: Tsai Shian-Gung Designers : Liu Ying-Chen, Chu Shih-Yu, Lin Kuan-Ling Area: 500.0... Read more ...

Rainy City Painting, Abstract Cityscape, Figurative Umbrella "Rainy Day...

Rainy City Painting, Abstract Cityscape, Figurative Umbrella "Rainy Day People 4" by Texas Artist Debra Hurd

Oil on Canvas Cityscape, Rainy City,Umbrella, Woman With Umbrella 48"x24" SOLD/ Purchase a FINE ART PRINT HERE Read more ...

Abstract Mixed Media Art Painting "Red Beneath 180116" by Colorado Mixed...

Abstract Mixed Media Art Painting "Red Beneath 180116" by Colorado Mixed Media Abstract Artist Carol Nelson

I thought of calling this painting "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat", but that name was already taken. When you see the patchwork of all the different colors... Read more ...

PEONIES, FLORAL STILL LIFE by TOM BROWN

PEONIES, FLORAL STILL LIFE by TOM BROWN

This is a demonstration painting I did last evening at a workshop I'm teaching. I wanted to show how to capture the impression of the soft, delicate hues in these flowers. We... Read more ...

Earlier Selves, Strangers: A Conversation with Robert Glück

Earlier Selves, Strangers: A Conversation with Robert Glück

Robert Glück ca. early 1970s, from the back cover of Andy (1972). Robert Glück is a poet, fiction writer, editor, and theorist; he is also a recognized ceramicist, educator... Read more ...

Gouache Paintings by Bill MayerBill Mayer is an illustrator and

Gouache Paintings by Bill MayerBill Mayer is an illustrator and

Gouache Paintings by Bill Mayer Bill Mayer is an illustrator and artist painter based in Decatur, Georgia, and graduate of Ringling College of Art in Sarasota, Florida. Clients... Read more ...

Getting on my soapbox

Getting on my soapbox

The last few days I have been reading about the situation with the immigrant kids in the States, and I could barely believe what I was reading. I am beyond disgusted, shocked... Read more ...