"Down and Away Below" oil 11 x 14 - and using a wipeout method for block in

"DOWN AND AWAY BELOW" OIL 11 X 14 - AND USING A WIPEOUT METHOD FOR BLOCK IN

The Girls Just Wanna Paint theme for February was "shadow". This is my take on the theme, and image of the New England Aquarium 's...

"Vacation Week" Sketchbook Pages from Out and About

"VACATION WEEK" SKETCHBOOK PAGES FROM OUT AND ABOUT

"Lunch Counter" at Bloomy Rind, Hingham Square "Perfect Vacation Day" at Newsfeed Cafe, Boston Public Library "Dinner Hour" ink & watercolor...

 
 
 
"Jam Jar" oil 8 x 8

"JAM JAR" OIL 8 X 8

The Girls Just Wanna Paint theme for this month was vintage. Our vintage home is filled with vintage pieces... art, dishes, books,...

"Red and Blue" Painting Demo - a method for matching values and a surfing song

"RED AND BLUE" PAINTING DEMO - A METHOD FOR MATCHING VALUES AND A SURFING SONG

This past week, I was asked to paint a demo for a local art club. It was an interesting afternoon. I did not know the painting experience...

 
 
 
"Longfellow in October" oil 16 x 12

"LONGFELLOW IN OCTOBER" OIL 16 X 12

The Girls Just Wanna Paint challenge topic for last month was "October Sky". Sitting in traffic the other day, along Storrow Drive,...

Day 749 "Soup Sistahs" ink & pencil - a new ministry

DAY 749 "SOUP SISTAHS" INK & PENCIL - A NEW MINISTRY

A few years ago, I had the idea that it would be nice to cook once in a while with women I enjoy. Our kitchen at home is too small,...

 
 
 
Day 720 "Bare Trees" 9 x 11 ink with pastel

DAY 720 "BARE TREES" 9 X 11 INK WITH PASTEL

Exploring shapes from the local trees at night. I painted a rectangle of ink, then applied pastel on top leaving the tree shapes behind....

Day 693 "Late Light" gouache on ink

DAY 693 "LATE LIGHT" GOUACHE ON INK

A friend was visiting from North Carolina this week. I was invited to a small gathering of women on the porch of her host. We had a...

 
 
 
In Love with an Island - Monhegan's neighbor Manana

IN LOVE WITH AN ISLAND - MONHEGAN'S NEIGHBOR MANANA

Each summer we spend two weeks on Monhegan Island in Maine. It is 10 miles east of the coast of Maine, sitting in all its 1.5 mile...

Complements in Action - Figure Painting

COMPLEMENTS IN ACTION - FIGURE PAINTING

A couple of weeks ago I took a workshop on figure painting by David Shevlino. The supply list included primed boards. He asked us to...

 
 
 
"Lunch Date" oil 12 x 16 - spring date along the water

"LUNCH DATE" OIL 12 X 16 - SPRING DATE ALONG THE WATER

This month's challenge for Girls Just Wanna Paint is "Maine". I spend two weeks each summer in Maine on Monhegan Island, and have been...

Days 620, 624, 626 New Coaster Art

DAYS 620, 624, 626 NEW COASTER ART

I continue to carry a few of my blank coasters with me each day. This past month, I drew on them in The Snug, as I watched two men...

 
 
 
Day 612 "Lunch Break" pen & ink

DAY 612 "LUNCH BREAK" PEN & INK

This is such a busy time at school. Students are catching up on missing work, studying for finals, and excited by the warm weather...

Day 605 "Dinner at Dogwood" - coaster art from Jamaica Plain

DAY 605 "DINNER AT DOGWOOD" - COASTER ART FROM JAMAICA PLAIN

I scooted into town tonight for an impromptu dinner with my daughter. She suggested the Dogwood, a nice pub with good pizza an interesting...

 
 
 
Day 608 "Royal Escort" - remembering a beautiful day

DAY 608 "ROYAL ESCORT" - REMEMBERING A BEAUTIFUL DAY

The theme for this month's Girls Just Wanna Paint challenge is "fashion". As soon as I began to ponder, last year's royal wedding jumped...

Days 599, 600, and 601 "Festival Days"

DAYS 599, 600, AND 601 "FESTIVAL DAYS"

Every year the North River Arts Society in Marshfield, MA holds its annual Festival of the Arts. I love the weekend, often calling...

 
 
 
Day 593 "Table Top" and impromptu drawing lessons

DAY 593 "TABLE TOP" AND IMPROMPTU DRAWING LESSONS

Last night we went to a family party celebration for my niece who graduated college last week. We saw family on both sides, and some...

Day 591 "Coaster Art" ink & watercolor 9 x 12

DAY 591 "COASTER ART" INK & WATERCOLOR 9 X 12

I recently ordered some blank coasters which I carry with me. Sometimes, in a restaurant, pub, etc, where a coaster might be used,...

 
 
 
Day 581 "Low Tide" watercolor and ink - gray day in Scituate Harbor

DAY 581 "LOW TIDE" WATERCOLOR AND INK - GRAY DAY IN SCITUATE HARBOR

The days have been gray for weeks... spring is slowly revealing itself, and will burst forth if and when the sun returns. Today I spent...

Day 577 "Back of the Room" pen and ink on sticky notes

DAY 577 "BACK OF THE ROOM" PEN AND INK ON STICKY NOTES

Once a month our students have a half day and we use the afternoon as Professional development time. It's amazing how tough it is to...

 
 
 



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 ...

Mason Resort / VaSLab Architecture

Mason Resort / VaSLab Architecture

Chon Buri, Thailand Project Year: 2019 Photographs: Ketsiree Wongwan Photographs: Wara Suttiwan Photographs: Spaceshift Studio Area: 9039.0 m2 Read more ...

Environmental Fine Art Painting, Butterflies "Fields of Green" International...

Environmental Fine Art Painting, Butterflies "Fields of Green" International Abstract Realism Artist Arrachme

Fairies, Butterflies? Abstract contemporary acrylic on canvas. Let your imagination fly free. Green blended background refresh the promise of clear skies. 28"x22" Acrylic on... Read more ...

Environmental Fine Art Painting, Butterflies "Fields of Green" International...

Environmental Fine Art Painting, Butterflies "Fields of Green" International Abstract Realism Artist Arrachme

Fairies, Butterflies? Abstract contemporary acrylic on canvas. Let your imagination fly free. Green blended background refresh the promise of clear skies. 28"x22" Acrylic on... Read more ...

Abstract Art Photography “Car Wash” by International Photographer Kit...

Abstract Art Photography “Car Wash” by International Photographer Kit Hedman, Boarding House Studio Galleries

Prints are Available in Multiple Sizes Photography on Paper Click H ERE for purchase info. Hedman Photography and Contemporary Art Boarding House Studio Galleries 220 East 7th... Read more ...

Palette Knife, Abstract Painting, Contemporary Art on Canvas “Variations” By...

Palette Knife, Abstract Painting, Contemporary Art on Canvas “Variations” By Debra Hurd

FRESH OFF THE EASEL 16"x24" Palette Knife Oil Painting on Gallery Wrapped Canvas/Available Read more ...

Dead at 89, Lucia Bosé

Dead at 89, Lucia Bosé

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IC Residence / Reinach Mendonça Arquitetos Associados

IC Residence / Reinach Mendonça Arquitetos Associados

Reinach Mendonça Arquitetos Associados Location: São Paulo, State of São Paulo, Brazil Project Year: 2016 Photographs: Leonardo Finotti Area: 3746 ft2 Read more ...

Blue Vase, Lemons and Pink Bowl

Blue Vase, Lemons and Pink Bowl

My focus with this painting was to make the colors flat and saturated and to have fun with my brushwork. I've achieved my goal, but what surprised me was that the colors are... Read more ...

Focusing on the Good

Focusing on the Good

Coffee Bean Alchemy by Shirley Fachilla. This guy is making one great cup of coffee, something he does very well. During a workshop several years ago, the instructor mentioned... Read more ...

The Abstract Beneath

The Abstract Beneath

The Blonde at the Window is an 18x14 oil done from life by Shirley Fachilla. A month or so ago I went to a wonderful art lecture given by Maggie Siner. She's a very... Read more ...