Day 253 "Garden Tour" 9 x 6 ink, watercolor, pencils

DAY 253 "GARDEN TOUR" 9 X 6 INK, WATERCOLOR, PENCILS

Our community has a small public library, the Clift Rodgers Free Library and Consignment Shop. It is open to the public, and totally...

Day 252 "Garden Contour" ink and pencils 8 x 9

DAY 252 "GARDEN CONTOUR" INK AND PENCILS 8 X 9

These peonies and iris make beautiful shapes against the backdrop of warm and cool greens. I love the negative spaces around and between...

 
 
 
Day 251 "Fore River Bridge - Waiting" ink and pencils 9 x 9

DAY 251 "FORE RIVER BRIDGE - WAITING" INK AND PENCILS 9 X 9

Yesterday I waited on Quincy's Fore River Bridge for a beautiful orange tanker to be pulled from the river through to Boston Harbor....

Day 250 "Fore River" ink and pencils 6 x 12

DAY 250 "FORE RIVER" INK AND PENCILS 6 X 12

I spent a lovely afternoon with my teaching colleagues celebrating the last day of classes this year. Next week is a field day followed...

 
 
 
Day 249 "Counter Seat" pen & ink 6 x 9

DAY 249 "COUNTER SEAT" PEN & INK 6 X 9

Had a nice evening out with my daughter where we went to see "Ocean's 8" and then went out to grab a bite to eat at the local burger...

Day 247 "Less Hating Mo Living" 6 x 9 ink and pencil

DAY 247 "LESS HATING MO LIVING" 6 X 9 INK AND PENCIL

Today we waited a little bit at the T-station to pick up our daughter. We parked under the garage in the pick up area. I decided to...

 
 
 
Day 246 "Ready the Fleet" 6 x 9 ink and watercolor

DAY 246 "READY THE FLEET" 6 X 9 INK AND WATERCOLOR

This morning I spent a little time up by the Hingham yacht club watching teens preparing their fleet of boats for sailing. It was a...

Day 245 "From the Garden" 12 x 9 ink and watercolor

DAY 245 "FROM THE GARDEN" 12 X 9 INK AND WATERCOLOR

This morning, a few of us met up at my friend Gail's house. Her gardens are lovely. We spent some time hanging out on her porch, chatting...

 
 
 
Day 244 "Incoming Tide" pen & ink 6 x 9

DAY 244 "INCOMING TIDE" PEN & INK 6 X 9

Today we headed over to the Scituate Lighthouse, and took a walk around the loop. The road is flat, and good for my new knee. We walked...

Day 241 "Value Study of The Desk by Fairfield Porter" 9 x 6 ink and marker

DAY 241 "VALUE STUDY OF THE DESK BY FAIRFIELD PORTER" 9 X 6 INK AND MARKER

"The Desk" oil Fairfield Porter 1963 I have been thinking about Maine this week, so looked up some Fairfield Porter paintings. His...

 
 
 
Day 240 "Juried Fine Art" ink and colored pencil 6 x 9

DAY 240 "JURIED FINE ART" INK AND COLORED PENCIL 6 X 9

The North River Arts Society Festival Juried Fine Art Show ended today. It was a strong show. I usually work the pick up, always a...

Day 239 "Morning Color" mixed 8 x 9

DAY 239 "MORNING COLOR" MIXED 8 X 9

Each morning I sit on our porch with my coffee and fill my senses with the sounds, smells, and sights of our yard. The sun pours through...

 
 
 
Day 238 "Tree Patterns Complete" 12 x 9 mixed

DAY 238 "TREE PATTERNS COMPLETE" 12 X 9 MIXED

The other day, I tried a new drawing technique I found in Moira Huntly's book, and I posted the result as my daily drawing number 236....

Day 237 "Lunch at Lucky's" 6 x 9 ink, pencils & marker

DAY 237 "LUNCH AT LUCKY'S" 6 X 9 INK, PENCILS & MARKER

Today was a beautiful day. After some morning busyness, my daughter and I had a relaxing lunch at Lucky Finn's Cafe in Scituate Harbor....

 
 
 
Day 236 "Tree Patterns" mixed 12 x 9 - trying something new

DAY 236 "TREE PATTERNS" MIXED 12 X 9 - TRYING SOMETHING NEW

I have been sitting on my porch with coffee in the mornings, looking at a group of trees in the corner of the yard. In the morning,...

Day 235 "Weekly Fresh Flowers" 12 x 9 mixed

DAY 235 "WEEKLY FRESH FLOWERS" 12 X 9 MIXED

Every week, we arrive at church to bunches of fresh flowers, and are welcome to take any home. The flowers come from the local Trader...

 
 
 
Day 234 "Festival Crowd" 12 x 9 watercolor & ink

DAY 234 "FESTIVAL CROWD" 12 X 9 WATERCOLOR & INK

Today was the second day of our annual North River Arts Festival. Yesterday was hot and sunny; today 40 degrees cooler, overcast, with...

Day 232 "Guns of Navarone" 6 x 9 ink and markers

DAY 232 "GUNS OF NAVARONE" 6 X 9 INK AND MARKERS

Tonight we watched "The Guns of Navarone", 1961, based on the book by Alistair MacLean. I read the book in my late teens, along with...

 
 
 
Day 231 "Evening" 9 x 12 watercolor & ink

DAY 231 "EVENING" 9 X 12 WATERCOLOR & INK

I tried a few watercolor washes tonight, to create the feeling of dusk with this house warmly lit from inside. I need to darken the...

Day 230 "Downtown Crossing - Three Views" ink, marker, pencil 9 x 12

DAY 230 "DOWNTOWN CROSSING - THREE VIEWS" INK, MARKER, PENCIL 9 X 12

Don't you love the city buildings? Sky peaks through between the vertical facades, while people scurry about down below. These are...

 
 
 



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 ...

Contemporary Abstract Flower Art Painting “Brilliant Forest 2” by Illinois...

Contemporary Abstract Flower Art Painting “Brilliant Forest 2” by Illinois Artist Marilyn Weisberg

This beautiful painting is an original abstract acrylic painting with vivid, bright, glorious hot pinks, hot oranges, purples, periwinkle and gold. 18"x24" Acrylic on... Read more ...

A Colorful Abstract Approach to Acrylic Painting Inspired by Monet

A Colorful Abstract Approach to Acrylic Painting Inspired by Monet

As a representational artist, I have appreciated the ingenuity of abstract painters. I've tried my hand at abstract acrylic painting and found it fun, liberating, yet... 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 ...

SALA Samui Chaweng Beach Resort / onion

SALA Samui Chaweng Beach Resort / onion

© Wworkspace , Wison Tungthunya Architects: onion Location: Ko Samui, Ko Samui District, Surat Thani, Thailand Lead Architects: Siriyot Chaiamnuay, Arisara Chaktranon Area... Read more ...

Contemporary Seascape, Abstract Seascape, Coastal Living Decor, Fine Art...

Contemporary Seascape, Abstract Seascape, Coastal Living Decor, Fine Art "Stormy Waters-Study I" by International Contemporary Artist Kimberly Conrad

Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Artist "Pouring Color Into Your Life" Original 8"x10" poured acrylic abstract beach seascape painting on 140 lb archival paper. $85.00 Read more ...

"Winter Day", Original Mixed Media Painting by Colorado Artist, Donna L. Martin

"Winter Day", Original Mixed Media Painting by Colorado Artist, Donna L. Martin

Winter Day This little painting is fresh off the easel. It was created with hand-painted papers, inks, and acrylic paints. It has a dreamy, luminescent quality because of all... Read more ...

Contemporary Two Sided Fine Art Sculpture “Waterways” by Santa Fe...

Contemporary Two Sided Fine Art Sculpture “Waterways” by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

Side A Side B There are six layers of painting fused together into one sculpture with two different views. One side depicts varying levels of waterways and the other shows the... Read more ...

Water Dance..Oil.Texas Artist..Rae Andrews

Water Dance..Oil.Texas Artist..Rae Andrews

Although I did this one a long time ago I thought I would still post it today, it was such a fun image to paint. You know me and waterscapes. This is an oil on gallery wrap... Read more ...

Frozen Bubble Formations and Shards of Snow Captured in Alaska's Swamps and...

Frozen Bubble Formations and Shards of Snow Captured in Alaska's Swamps and Ponds by Ryota Kajita

Japanese photographer Ryota Kajita has captured the strange ice patterns of Alaska's interior swamps and ponds for the last eight years as a part of his Ice Formations series... Read more ...

Adobe Lightroom Update Adds Preset and Profile Sync and More

Adobe Lightroom Update Adds Preset and Profile Sync and More

Adobe has just announced its June 2018 release of Lightroom CC, and one of the big features found in the update is preset and profile synchronization. It allows you to sync... Read more ...