"Garden Painters" oil 8 x 10

"GARDEN PAINTERS" OIL 8 X 10

I met up with some friends to paint today, maintaining social distance. It was a treat to paint with some friends, to have conversation...

Fundraiser - Protest Art Limited Edition Prints

FUNDRAISER - PROTEST ART LIMITED EDITION PRINTS

"Keep Listening" ink & watercolor "Time to Listen, Time to Act" ink & watercolor I created these images after my daughter and I attended...

 
 
 
Urban Sketches - Present and Past

URBAN SKETCHES - PRESENT AND PAST

During this time of quarantine, I am reminiscing about the joy of sitting in the city, drawing people as they come and go, with the...

"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...

 
 
 



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 ...

Sawo Coffee & Roastery / Oi Architect

Sawo Coffee & Roastery / Oi Architect

Jl. Braga No.76, Braga, Kec. Sumur Bandung, Kota Bandung, Jawa Barat 40111, Indonesia Project Year: 2019 Photographs: KIE Photographs: Courtesy of Oi Architect Area: 200.0 m2 Read more ...

Contemporary Art, Abstract Painting “ADVENTURES WITH YIN AND YANG” by...

Contemporary Art, Abstract Painting “ADVENTURES WITH YIN AND YANG” by Intuitive Artist Joan Fullerton

Subtle events occurring in the more quiet Yin require a longer look, more contemplation. The active and explosive contrasts in the Yang are for me, the result of my receptive... Read more ...

Abstract Painting, Contemporary Art “Amerika 1” by International...

Abstract Painting, Contemporary Art “Amerika 1” by International Contemporary Abstract Artist Arrachme

This triptych is inspired by Picasso's Guernica as a historical parallel to these intense modern times that we are all enduring. It is my observation that the intense change... Read more ...

Original Contemporary Abstract Painting'"Flutter and Fly" by Contemporary...

Original Contemporary Abstract Painting'"Flutter and Fly" by Contemporary Arizona Artist Pat Stacy

Butterfly and Dragonfly-two of my favorite images are on the painting, floating airily over the bright colors. The golden squares and spiral complement the design of the work... Read more ...

Contemporary Female Figurative Fine Art Painting, "Stepping Out" by Oklahoma...

Contemporary Female Figurative Fine Art Painting, "Stepping Out" by Oklahoma Artist Nancy Junkin

20"x16"x1.5" Acrylic on Canvas/Available Read more ...

Metals and Mixed Media Contemporary Abstract, "Solar Flare" © Carol Nelson...

Metals and Mixed Media Contemporary Abstract, "Solar Flare" © Carol Nelson Fine Art

9"x14" Mixed Media on Panel/Available $450 Read more ...

Brownstone House / Studio Arthur Casas

Brownstone House / Studio Arthur Casas

New York, United States Project Year: 2019 Photographs: Filippo Bamberghi Area: 6189 ft2 Read more ...

Not Just Library / J.C. Architecture + Motif Planning & Design

Not Just Library / J.C. Architecture + Motif Planning & Design

Motif Planning & Design Location: Taipei City, Taiwan Project Year: 2020 Photographs: Kuomin Lee Photographs: Courtesy of Motif Planning & Design Photographs: Taiwan Design... Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Painting, Expressionism "MOMENTS IN TIME" by Intuitive...

Contemporary Abstract Painting, Expressionism "MOMENTS IN TIME" by Intuitive Artist Joan Fullerton

FRESH OFF THE EASEL... 48"x36"x1.5" Mixed Media on Canvas/Available Read more ...

Phil May - part 2

Phil May - part 2

Phil May in 1898 by Alexander Bassano half-plate glass negative © National Portrait Gallery, London Philip William May was a caricaturist. He was born near Leeds and was the... Read more ...