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More Fun with Mark Making

MORE FUN WITH MARK MAKING

Six 5 x 7 oil abstracts done from ideas in my "abstract shapes" file. Breakfast Roof Top Pool Goodbye Arlington ? Pick Your Color Magic...

Old Boy Friend

OLD BOY FRIEND

Last week my niece sent me a fun image of one of her other Auntsand told me she was curious to see how I would paint it.I was compelled...

 
 
 
Abstract Approaches

ABSTRACT APPROACHES

This smmer I am having some fun playing with abstract approaches. For this one, I didn't have a plan or think about "saying" anything. "Dressed...

"I Teach What I Want to Learn"

"I TEACH WHAT I WANT TO LEARN"

The first time I heard that expression, it resonated with me. I enjoy teaching new approaches that I've never taught before, and my...

 
 
 
Summer Play Time

SUMMER PLAY TIME

I've started the third on-line session of Mark Daniel Nelson's year long course; Abstraction! Perfect timing for me, as summer is the...

Zooming, Cropping; Adding Textures and Patterns

ZOOMING, CROPPING; ADDING TEXTURES AND PATTERNS

This week we talked about cropping, and adding textures and patternsto our Expressive Figure Paintings. The idea is to focus on the...

 
 
 
Flattening and Pattern Painting

FLATTENING AND PATTERN PAINTING

Today in our Expressive Figure class we talked about the approach known as Flattening or Pattern Painting. Example: Milton Avery "Artist's...

"Hat Paintings"

"HAT PAINTINGS"

I'm excited to be part of a show at the Cove Gallery in Wellfleet, MAthat opens Saturday July 14 from 6 - 8 pm. Some of my newer "hat...

 
 
 
Commissions

COMMISSIONS

I've been working on a commission for a marketing company that wanted three small paintings representing the Cape, to be used in ads...

Non-fictional Painters

NON-FICTIONAL PAINTERS

We have a brave group of painters in my "Expressive Approach to the Figure" class and I'm challenging them with all new exercises....

 
 
 
Composition Considerations

COMPOSITION CONSIDERATIONS

The 13 week Composition class "Look Here, Don't Look There" I've been taking with Mark Daniel Nelson is ending this week. We've been...

Summer's Here!

SUMMER'S HERE!

Summer is the time to "stop and smell the roses." This morning, I started teaching a summer class at North River Arts Society in Marshfield...

 
 
 
Progression

PROGRESSION

I was recently invited to participate in"Local Landscape" show at Charles Fine Art in Gloucester, MA. I was inspired to re-visit some...

Change of Season

CHANGE OF SEASON

Every time the seasons change, life gets pretty hectic and my painting time is limited. (an adjustment after the long winter months...

 
 
 
Recognition

RECOGNITION

"Page's Hat" was awarded the Joanne F. Regan Award for Compositionat the North River Arts Festival of the Artsthis passed weekend. I...

Welcome Summer

WELCOME SUMMER

When the California Poopies "pop" I feel like summer is here! Here are just a few of the paintings they've inspired. "Poppies Have...

 
 
 
Procreate vs. Real painting

PROCREATE VS. REAL PAINTING

Thinking more about my "Hat" series, I worked on this idea in Procreate today. I took out the buildings and signs behind herand worked...

Happy Mother's Day

HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY

My Mom's tools My Tools

 
 
 
Assignments

ASSIGNMENTS

I love a challenge so taking on-line painting classeswith weekly assignments works well for me. This week, we are talking about circulinear...

Expressive Figure Class this summer

EXPRESSIVE FIGURE CLASS THIS SUMMER

I'm excited to announce that I'll be teaching anExpressive Figure Painting class this summer at North River Arts in Marshfield, MA "Purple...

 
 
 



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 ...

New Belgium Brewing East Coast Brewery / Perkins+Will

New Belgium Brewing East Coast Brewery / Perkins+Will

© Mark Herboth Photography Architects: Perkins+Will Location: Asheville, North Carolina, United States Lead Architects: Perkins+Will, NC Practice Area: 123350.0 ft2 Project... Read more ...

Contemporary Fine Art Painting,Nature Art, Aspen Leaf,”Fall Delight” by...

Contemporary Fine Art Painting,Nature Art, Aspen Leaf,”Fall Delight” by Colorado Artist Gerri Calpin

8"x8"x1.5" Mixed Media on Canvas Black painted sides, ready to hang or display on table easel. $100 Read more ...

SUMMER SALE-Mixed media abstract tree collage landscape, "Snowy Dawn" by...

SUMMER SALE-Mixed media abstract tree collage landscape, "Snowy Dawn" by Colorado Mixed Media Artist Carol Nelson Fine Art

6"x12"x1.5" Mixed Media on Panel /Available SUMMER SALE PRICE $199 Read more ...

"End of the Evening" Original Impressionist landscape sunset oil painting by...

"End of the Evening" Original Impressionist landscape sunset oil painting by Janice Trane Jones

"End of the Evening" is an original 18 x 36 x 1.5 oil on a canvas wrap. This is a large landscape painting of the last light of the night just as the vivid colors light up the... Read more ...

Temporary Home for Walk&Talk Festival / Mezzo Atelier

Temporary Home for Walk&Talk Festival / Mezzo Atelier

© Francisco Nogueira Architects: Mezzo Atelier Location: Ponta Delgada, Portugal Team: Giacomo Mezzadri, Joana de Oliveira Area: 150.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs... Read more ...

True North / Alain Carle Architecte

True North / Alain Carle Architecte

© Adrien Williams Architects: Alain Carle Architecte Location: Cornwall, Canada Area: 513.0 m2 Project Year: 2017 Photographs: Adrien Williams Conception Team: Christian Aubin... Read more ...

SUMMER SALE-Mixed media abstract tree collage landscape, "Snowy Dawn" by...

SUMMER SALE-Mixed media abstract tree collage landscape, "Snowy Dawn" by Colorado Mixed Media Artist Carol Nelson Fine Art

6"x12"x1.5" Mixed Media on Panel /Available SUMMER SALE PRICE $199 Read more ...

Nederland,Tx,Museum,oils canvas,Barbara Haviland

Nederland,Tx,Museum,oils canvas,Barbara Haviland

NEDERLAND,TEXAS WINDMILL MUSEUM 8/14/2018 10:01:20 PM by Barbara Haviland-Texas Landscape Artist Comment on this I painted this Nederalnd Texas Windmill Museum as part of a... Read more ...

Seven Blocks / studio M architects

Seven Blocks / studio M architects

© Kouichi Torimura Architects: studio M architects Location: 5-11-27 Nakanobu Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, Japan Area: 281.72 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: Kouichi Torimura ©... Read more ...

Contemporary Beach Art, Abstract Seascape Painting, Coastal Art "Caribbean...

Contemporary Beach Art, Abstract Seascape Painting, Coastal Art "Caribbean Melody" by International Contemporary Landscape Artist Kimberly Conrad

Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Artist 6.5"x9.5" Acrylic on 140 lb Archival Paper. These lovely little originals paintings frame beautifully as shown below. This painting is... Read more ...