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Small "Abstract" Watercolors

SMALL "ABSTRACT" WATERCOLORS

While watching the Pats gameI played with a small pad, marker and watercolors.Trying to think abstractly I started with 5 shapes of...

Works in Progress

WORKS IN PROGRESS

I've been working on the series of paintings using New England architecture as a thread. I currently have several "works in progress"...

 
 
 
Revisiting a Favorite Subject

REVISITING A FAVORITE SUBJECT

Another experiement layering with acrylics.Focussing on an old favorite subject;New England architecture,I'm exploring color harmony,edges...

Acrylics vs. Oils

ACRYLICS VS. OILS

I now have two set ups for painting in my studio. One for oils and one for acrylics. I'm discovering that acrylics are more suitable...

 
 
 
Stretching is Good

STRETCHING IS GOOD

I'm currently working on interpreting a favorite subject in new and different ways. Twilight 12 x 9 oil For this one, I focussed on...

Finding My Voice

FINDING MY VOICE

The final session of the on-line class I'm takingis "Finding Your Voice".We've been gathering, compiling, and analyzing our personal...

 
 
 
Still Life Collages

STILL LIFE COLLAGES

Yesterday for our "painting with paper" class at Linden Ponds I set up simple still lives, and let them "be designers". Here are just...

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...

 
 
 
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...

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....

 
 
 
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...

Joys of Teaching

JOYS OF TEACHING

I am newly inspired after teaching a two day workshop last weekend a North River Arts.We had a terrific group of multi-talented artists...

 
 
 
"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...

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...

 
 
 
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...

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...

 
 
 
"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...

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...

 
 
 
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...

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...

 
 
 



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 ...

The Sales Center in Wenzhou TOD New Town / NAN Architects

The Sales Center in Wenzhou TOD New Town / NAN Architects

© FangFang Tian Architects: NAN Architects Location: Wenzhou Avenue, Longwan District, Wenzhou, China Architect In Charge: Xu Nan Design Team: Huilian Tang, Dingqi Zhou, Ziyu... Read more ...

Stevie Ray Vaughan Art Painting “Hat and Guitar” by Texas Artist Debra Hurd

Stevie Ray Vaughan Art Painting “Hat and Guitar” by Texas Artist Debra Hurd

Palette Knife Oil on Canvas This painting is sold, but commissions are welcomed, Read more ...

Original Contemporary Abstract Mixed Media Still Life Flower Art "Red in...

Original Contemporary Abstract Mixed Media Still Life Flower Art "Red in Winter" Painting by Contemporary Arizona Artist Pat Stacy

Red flowers brighten a zebra vase in a black and white themed painting. Contemporary Abstract Mixed Media Still Life Flower Art Painting 12"x12" Mixed Media on Canvas/Available Read more ...

ALASTAIR FONTANA - B&W SEA - 0006

ALASTAIR FONTANA - B&W SEA - 0006

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Edge House / KARO Architects

Edge House / KARO Architects

© Hyo sook Jin Architects: KARO Architects Location: Yongin, South Korea Architect In Charge: Kijung Kim Design Team: Hyunyong Jo Area: 95.0 m2 Project Year: 2017 Photographs... Read more ...

Abstract Mixed Media Art Painting "Woman in Hat" by Cecelia Catherine Rappaport

Abstract Mixed Media Art Painting "Woman in Hat" by Cecelia Catherine Rappaport

6"x5" Mixed Media on Paper Read more ...

Original Contemporary Abstract Mixed Media Still Life Flower Art "Red in...

Original Contemporary Abstract Mixed Media Still Life Flower Art "Red in Winter" Painting by Contemporary Arizona Artist Pat Stacy

Red flowers brighten a zebra vase in a black and white themed painting. Contemporary Abstract Mixed Media Still Life Flower Art Painting 12"x12" Mixed Media on Canvas/Available Read more ...

BOGO, Contemporary Abstract Mixed Media Painting “Three Widows” by Santa Fe...

BOGO, Contemporary Abstract Mixed Media Painting “Three Widows” by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

I love the colors in this acrylic on panel painting and the deep texture too. There are windows made from transparent material that is painted on both sides for even more... Read more ...

Yes, Julian Schnabel painted the Van Goghs

Yes, Julian Schnabel painted the Van Goghs

Contributed by Sharon Butler / While watching At Eternity's Gate, Julian Schnabel's new film about Vincent Van Gogh, I wondered if Schnabel had made the paintings and drawings... Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Landscape Art Painting,“WINDOW OF ABUNDANCE” by...

Contemporary Abstract Landscape Art Painting,“WINDOW OF ABUNDANCE” by Intuitive Artist Joan Fullerton

24"x24" Mixed Media on Cradled Panel/Available Read more ...